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Dreamworks CEO Stacey Snider Has Some Great Advice For You

Last year Stacey Snider (C’82), Dreamworks CEO, gave a FANTASTIC speech at Penn.

The video just got released and it is a MUST for anyone wanting to come to Hollywood …and/or for anyone who wants to make a career change!

Here’s what she talked about:

Find out:

  • What she attributes her accomplishments to
  • How she transitioned from UCLA law student to mailroom worker to secretary to Director of Development to CEO!
  • How she networked with Penn Alumni …Listen to her tips as it could help you!
  • What she did to advance her career when she was a secretary
  • Her tip on how to talk salary with an employer
  • What types of scripts she’s looking for
  • Her thoughts on the state of the business now and what is wreaking havoc on the industry these days
  • What may have given her credibility early in her career in a then male dominated industry
  • The most difficult time in her career
  • Her advice on juggling a career with a personal life
  • Which of her films she loves
  • About a time when gender played a part in another well known Hollywood player’s promotion over her! (last minute of video)

videos>Click here to watch this very inspiring video!
(Stacey comes on screen at minute 12:35)

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