WorldCat Identities

Vohra, Sweta

Overview
Works: 10 works in 18 publications in 1 language and 221 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Classifications: HB615, 658.421023
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sweta Vohra
Careers in entrepreneurship ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles entrepreneurs Paul Orfalea, founder of Kinkos, and Pleasant Rowland, creator of American Girl dolls. Orfalea and Rowland discuss how they turned their ideas into successful businesses
Careers in food ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces students to real people who have found satisfaction in their careers, overcame challenges and uncertainties along the way. Spotlights a mother and son team, Elizabeth MacAlister and Mark Gilman, who talk about the business and marketing of handmade gourmet cheeses. Dan Barber explains why he became a chef, how he ended up owning two restaurants and why he uses locally grown food
Careers in technology ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces students to real people who have found satisfaction in their careers, overcoming challenges and uncertainties along the way. Spotlights Geoffrey Ballard, who developed the environmentally clean, zero emission Ballard fuel cell, and Bob Mason & Jeremy Allaire, who founded Brightcove, a direct-to-Internet TV service
Spotlight on careers in travel and hospitality ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces students to real people who have found satisfaction in their careers, overcame challenges and uncertainties along the way. Spotlights Eric Brinker, tells how he overcame severe dyslexia to become jetBlue's director of Brand Management and Customer Experience. Henry Kallan, president and owner of HK Hotels in New York city recalls how he emigrated from Czechoslovakia at the age of 21 and got his start in the travel industry as a bus boy
Careers in medicine ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces students to real people who have found satisfaction in their careers, overcoming challenges and uncertainties along the way. Spotlights Dr. Swayam Sadanandan, her dedication to treating sickle cell anemia patients and her efforts to provide social services to patients and their families. Also spotlights Michele Speer, RN, breast cancer survivor and Nurse coordinator and her mission to provide support, education and advocacy for each of her cancer patients
Careers in science ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces students to real people who have found satisfaction in their careers, overcame challenges and uncertainties along the way. Spotlights Donna Shirley a small town girl with keen interest in flying has made a career for herself at NASA where she is a project engineer for the Cassini mission to Saturn and head of the Mars Exploration Program. Ira Hellman, a music major who ended with degrees in cell biology and human genetics and become Vice President of Oncology at Genentech and professor at Yale University
Careers in the arts ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces students to real people who have found satisfaction in their careers, overcoming challenges and uncertainties along the way. Spotlights Jacques d́Amboise, a famous classical dancer and founder of the National Dance Institute, which exposes inner-city school children to the magic and discipline of dance. Also discusses Andre Andreev and Dan Covert, graphic designer for many of the MTV's premier award shows and founders of the graphic design shop Dress Code
Careers in housing & real estate ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces students to real people who have found satisfaction in their careers, overcame challenges and uncertainties along the way. Spotlights Ted Herz who discusses how he turned his home remodeling hobby into a full-fledged career, and the things that have to be considered when dealing with many clients and projects. Ted Penner talks about the appeal of real estate and how hard work has paid off for him
Careers in sports business ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces students to real people who have found satisfaction in their careers, overcame challenges and uncertainties along the way. Spotlights Eric Brinker, tells how he overcame severe dyslexia to become jetBlue's director of Brand Management and Customer Experience. Henry Kallan, president and owner of HK Hotels in New York city recalls how he emigrated from Czechoslovakia at the age of 21 and got his start in the travel industry as a bus boy
Careers in education ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces students to real people who have found satisfaction in their work"Gaston Caperton overcame dyslexia to become the Governor of West Virginia and President of the College Board--provider of the SAT, AP exams, and CLEP tests. In section one of the program, Caperton explains how his struggle with dyslexia fueled his dedication to the promotion of education. In section two, Virginia Jose, an art educator at South Bronx Preparatory School and a practicing professional artist, discusses what teaching means to her. She also shares whay art is so important to her--a message she also strives to communicate to her more than 120 students each week"--Container
 
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Audience level: 0.30 (from 0.25 for Careers in ... to 0.39 for Spotlight ...)
Languages
English (18)