Learning in a Community

Gina Romero

Serial Entrepreneur & Co-founder of

#connectedwomen

Communities are burgeoning everywhere. With the support of technology and globalisation, it seems all too easy to join and start a community. Communities play a powerful role in society. Social interaction among members facilitates learning by having discussions, expert sharing, Q&A, amongst others. Through communities, members are able to discuss, reflect, synthesis and contribute to the knowledge and experiences of the community.

However, participating in a community can take a lot of effort and time. While communities may start with good intention, some communities evolve and some become silent.

What does it take to start and keep a community going? How can communities help one’s learning?

About Gina Romero

Gina is the CEO and Co-founder of Connected Women. She is a community builder who harnesses technology to drive the success of women entrepreneurs. Her mission is to enable more female entrepreneurs in APAC to startup and grow successful, profitable, purposeful businesses, regardless of their geographic location, race, education or financial standing.

 

In this episode, you will enjoy…

  • Learning about the concept behind the community, Connected Women
  • Why it’s important to join a community and how could the community help its members
  • What the community facilitators do to help women build up their skills
  • Understanding the challenges in creating a global community
  • Insightful advice from a woman who has built her community overtime

Beautiful Quotes

  • It’s not about being the best speaker, it’s about sharing what you know. Even if that helps one or two people in the room, that would really be valuable.
  • The startup culture is very much about embracing failure and sharing about the reality of having failures.
  • Community building is a service. With the mind-set of creating something in order to give back, you tend to see it grow organically.

     

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