About Alexandre MarsAlexandre Mars began his career as an entrepreneur at the age of 17. Since then, he has successfully launched and sold several tech companies in Europe and the United States. In 2014, he created Epic, a global foundation that seeks to empower and protect children, youth and our planet. Alexandre Mars is also the Founder & CEO of Blisce, an investment firm committed to investing differently (Spotify, Pinterest, Headspace Health, Too Good To Go, and Brut.)
About the bookThis book shows hopeful entrepreneurs how to lay solid foundations for success and build a business for tomorrow, with the important reminder that if money is the ultimate goal, you risk missing out on true fulfilment and happiness. Achieving success AND a higher mission is always possible. “Mission Possible : How to Build a Business for Our Times” was published by Nicholas Brealey Publishing (Hachette) on 10 November 2022 in the UK and 17 January 2023 in the US.
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Explore the systemic gender inequality in capitalism with sociologists Céline Bessière, Sibylle Gollac and Michèle Lamont
In partnership with Villa Albertine
The French Library is pleased to welcome Céline Bessière and Sibylle Gollac, on tour in the United States with Villa Albertine, to promote the US release of their book The Gender of Capital - How Families Perpetuate Wealth Inequality. They will be in discussion with Michèle Lamont, professor at Harvard University.Read More
Join us for an hour-long online conversation with francophone artists. Our second guest is Sophie Divry, winner of the Prix Wepler for La condition pavillonnaire and the Prix de la page 111 for Trois fois la fin du monde. She has just published her 7th novel, Fantastique histoire d'amour.Read More