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2020 Breakout 16


Building Adaptive and Resilient Cultures through Trust

How do you build a high trust culture? Endemic to the startup context, thriving entrepreneurial ecosystems practice certain behaviors that help to unlock trust and encourage high performing teams. One of these methods involves collectively architecting behavior models that empower trust and fuel high performance. We will run through a quick study of one case sample to gain comprehension of what this looks like when applied. To actualize our understanding, we will design and build our own behavioral structure model.

Friday 15th May 2020
10.45am - 11.15am 



As the Executive Director of Strategy & Planning, and the Executive / Founding Director of The Basement Incubator at UC San Diego, Gloria is a lead strategist for innovation program development and cultivation of innovation networks. She directs accelerator programming, and key annual initiatives. Since 1999, she has been consulting tech. startups and today mentors student startups at UC San Diego. Gloria is a trained Agile Practitioner, Lean LaunchPad Educator and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. With a diverse educational background in entrepreneurship, business administration, communications and the arts, Gloria brings a unique perspective to the innovation ecosystem she supports. She is a published writer, artist, ran her own consultancy and served as faculty for several  institutions. Currently, she serves as a LEAD Fellow for UC San Diego. As a Leader for Equity Advancement and Diversity (LEAD) at UC San Diego, Gloria leads EDI initiatives within the programs she runs. She is passionate about building community and Co-founded COLLAB, a makers’ council for UC San Diego and local educators engaged in creating opportunities for the maker community.






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