She advises CEOs and leadership teams across a range of topics surrounding growth, including branding transformation, marketing effectiveness, digital optimization, international expansion, and more.Willersdorf serves on the Board of Governors for Cosmetics Executive Women, the beauty industry’s trade association.She has an MBA from INSEAD and a Bachelor in Commerce and Bachelor in Fine Art from the University of Melbourne, Australia.
A recent study reveals that a social skills program for young adults with autism spectrum disorder is the first to show significant improvement in participants’ ability to overcome their social fears.
Researchers at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior found that participants attending their 16-week program which taught social skills including tips on dating were able to better engage with their peers and even showed increased empathy and greater responsibility.
The intervention program called PEERS stands for Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills.
About this talk: On dating sites Tinder and Hinge, users average 3-5 seconds reviewing a profile before swiping left or right.
In a generation raised on 140 characters or less, brand expert Sarah Willersdorf proposes that marketing has a lot to learn from online daters.
With the common goal to elicit an emotional response through a carefully communicated first impression, Sarah reviews the three key lessons companies can learn from these experienced and bountiful self-branders.Sarah Willersdorf is a Partner and Managing Director at the New York office of BCG and the global topic lead for Luxury, Fashion, and Beauty within BCG.Jointly produced by TED and BCG, the event put a spotlight on ideas, projects and insights that will contribute to the pursuit of growing ever onward and upward.TED Institute talks have opened up new channels of communication and inspired innovation within organizations.Whether you come from a business background or are just looking to explore, you’ll find in these talks the blended energies of TED and the exceptional organizations that have joined the TED Institute.Parties and social situations can be nerve-wracking for any young adult, but imagine experiencing this type of anxiety if you had autism.