Sandrine Joseph defines herself as a ‘Poto Mitan’, a woman who embraces her femininity in a professional environment that is male-dominated, technical and elitist. The story of this blog started with an article published for the European Paris Professional Women’s Network – EPWN about the importance of social networks in her life balance success. She created this blog as a dedicace to all the determined and courageous women of her family who overcame all the difficulties to reach their goals and by doing so, permitt me to be the woman she is now.

Sandrine JOSEPH is a ‘out-of the box thinker’, multi-talented professional, very creative, business results oriented person, expert in telecom/media sector.

Graduated from La Sorbonne University both in Economics/Finance (Master degree) and Strategy (Master of Research), she forged her first work experiences in the most prestigious French Ministries : Ministry of Finance, Prime Minister services – ENA (Ecole Nationale d’Administration) and then, she decided to take on internet challenges (1997) by joining a strategy consulting firm.

From 1998, she revealed her talents by managing several strategic projects at France Telecom – Orange (sales, marketing, networks, finance at international scale ). In 2006, she became a specialist of new business incubation at Orange Labs. Business connector and entrepreneur minded she co-founded RISKANGEL business network to support entrepreneur to mature their business plan and raise funds. In early 2011, she joined Outre-Mer Network as Vice-President.

Always looking for new challenges, she accepted to lead the HR/ Talent Management & Executive Development department for the innovation and marketing division of France Telecom – Orange Group, where she developed the career of high potential executives and top managers.

As Orange was facing a major crisis, she decided to join her forces to the Executive Committee actions plan that aim to create a new project for the Group. As Communications Advisor, she supported VP Orange France Communications in designing and deploying the communications strategy associated to the new Group social contract and business model in Orange France. Now she is focusing on digital communication strategy of Orange France.

She was named Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum on March 2012.

Sandrine JOSEPH is also involved in international causes to promote diversity in the workplace. She was elected General Secretary of European Professional Women’s Network (EPWN) for one year. She is regularly invited as a guest speaker in international conferences on leadership, women and business. She is also regularly interviewed in the French medias for her achievements and her expertise in business networking.

As an art lover, she created Arts & Talents (2000) to promote young artists and help them to develop their notoriety. She organizes art exhibitions in Paris in artists studios and once a month  she animated art chronicles in a TV show on French arts and culture channel.

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