This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In life, we want it all. What happens when the opportunities of life overwhelm us? In this personal talk, Stephanie Herseth Sandlin shares the challenges of managing multiple projects and responsibilities, especially as a working mother. She then provides potential solutions for managing life’s many “fires.”
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin serves as General Counsel & Vice President of Corporate Development for Raven Industries, Inc., a company that serves the world with technology that helps grow more food, protects natural resources and saves lives.
Prior to joining Raven, she was a Partner at a Washington, D.C., law firm, representing clients on legislative and regulatory matters concerning technology and innovation in agriculture, bioenergy, national security and food safety and nutrition.
Stephanie also served in the United States House of Representatives from 2004-2011 representing South Dakota’s At-Large District. She was the first woman in South Dakota to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and she was the youngest woman serving in Congress during her four terms in office.
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