Dec 16

“Collection 10 Ways” by Apollonia Poilâne

Apollonia Poilâne by BaudouinApollonia Poilane is the third generation to run the famous French Bakery, Poilane. For the release of her new cookbook series, she will tell us more about herself, her American heritage…and her new books.

Poilane is probably the bread equivalent to what Apple is to high-tech objects. Tell us more about this legacy -how did it start and grow until now ?

That is quite a compliment !

Poilâne was started by my grandfather, Pierre Poilâne, in 1932 in the heart of Paris’s St Germain des Prés district.

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Dec 08

Sarah Adeel a young talented Pakistani woman who started LettuceBeeKids

sarahAdeelSarah Adeel from Islamabad is a young talented Pakistani woman who started LettuceBeeKids, a self-sustaining entrepreneurial solutions to reintegrate street-children back into society through art therapy sessions and exhibitions.
Sarah is a Fulbright Scholar and a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, where she was the recipient of the Award of Excellence. Today, she is currently following the new MBA program “Ignite – Social Innovation Management” in Paris co-managed by Stanford Business School and the famous French Engineering School Polytechnique

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Nov 22

START-UP : Roger that: the Franco–American roots of Olivier Jeannel’s RogerVoice

olivierJEANNEL bwRogerVoice is the first worldwide phone application of its kind for the deaf and hard of hearing. Capable of transcribing any phone conversation with live subtitles on the screen by using VoIP technology and voice recognition, the application promises to be easy to use, accessible in several languages, and most of all opens a world of possibilities for those that cannot hear on the phone. None of this would have come to life without UC Berkeley graduate Olivier Jeannel and his partners, Sidney Burks and Pablo Seuc-Rocher. An inside look at how this team’s American schooling, combined with a French touch, is creating big results.

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Nov 16

Sébastien IMBERT, behind the Digital Marketing Strategy of Microsoft France

Today, for “Straight from the US” (the first program in English by Widoobiz), Aurelien Cottet, founder of The American Clubs, hosts Sébastien Imbert. Mr. Imbert is the Chief Digital Marketing Officer at Microsoft.

After his studies in France, including a year spent abroad at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, he began his career in one of the most international American companies in the world; Microsoft.

He will reveal to us that his passion for the digital world didn’t come from his year in the US, but in France at one of the best schools teaching digital technology in the world. He will also share his amazing career path: from an On-line Marketing Specialist to the Chief Digital Marketing Officer.

Listen to and discover his experiences as the person behind the Digital Marketing Strategy of Microsoft France and enjoy his insight into what we can expect from digital technology in tomorrow’s world.

Nov 10

THANKSGIVING in France

THANKSGIVING is around the corner…where to spend it in France ?
Living in Angers, Bordeaux, Grenoble, Lille, Lyon, Nantes, Monaco, Rennes, Strasbourg or Paris you will find a place : (CLICK)

Nov 06

AAWE Bazaar 2014

AAWE Bazaar 2014 2AAWE Bazaar will take place on Nov 22

at the American Church in Paris, 65 Quai d’Orsay, 75007 Paris.

from 9:30am to 7 pm.

Metro: Invalides, Alma Marceau, Bus 63 stops in front of church.

Entrance 2€, children under 13 free.

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Oct 30

PhageX : why to start a biotech company in France

Today, for “Straight from the US” (the first program in English by Widoobiz), Aurelien Cottet, founder of The American Clubs, hosts Xavier Duportet. Mr. Duportet is a young and talented entrepreneur and the CEO of PhageX, a biotech company.

After completing a PhD degree in Synthetic Biology and Genome Engineering from INRIA in France and MIT in the USA, Mr Duportet launched PhageX, a biotech company located in France. In the meantime, he found the time to be the co-founder and President of two associations related to entrepreneurship and economics: “Hello Tomorrow Challenge” and “Osons la France.”

He will discuss with us today the differences between the French and American educational systems at the PhD level. He will also share with us why he decided to start his company in France when many would have stayed in the US.

Listen and discover his experience as a young French entrepreneur in a very promising biotech company. His position as a co-founder of two important associations reinforces the belief that France remains an important place for entrepreneurs.