Women are underrepresented in leadership positions, and recent data suggest that women earned 83% of what men earned. The goal of the conference is to empower women with the skills to acknowledge, and embrace their worth! Learn evidence-based, effective skills for negotiation, as well as strategies for fostering and building strong, supportive mentoring relationships. The conference is designed for 7C college students and alumni at all stages in their professional development.
Registration is via Eventbrite. This event is sponsored by the Berger Institute, Kravis Leadership Institute, Robert Day Scholars, and the Women Leadership Alliance with generous support by Susan and Thomas Handley ‘77.
Women of Color: Power and Purpose Forum. March 3rd, Time: 9:30am – 4pm at Mckenna Auditorium.
Women of color have made incredible strides in educational attainment and the workplace, yet continue to face unique challenges and complex barriers. The Women of Color Power and Purpose Forum focuses on actualizing your passion, and cultivating skills for asserting your presence. This event will allow you to explore ways to discuss and develop your purpose, acquire means for uplifting yourself and set transformative goals. Workshops will focus on learning tools for navigating and achieving your personal and career goals. In addition, the conference will foster opportunities for networking and mentoring from award-winning leaders and innovators. Click here to register.
The panelists, CMC graduates at various career stages, are in diverse, high-profile jobs, ranging from working in established firms to leading start-ups. Panelists will discuss a broad array of topics including: preparation for careers in tech from non-technical backgrounds, how to leverage past accomplishments and personal and professional networks to develop careers in tech, workforce and occupational trends, obstacles and challenges faced in the competitive and male-dominated culture of Silicon Valley, and approaches for problem solving, including work/life balance issues.
Registration is via CMC’s athenaeum website. Sponsored by the Berger Institute, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Women in Tech.
Registration is via CMC’s athenaeum website. This event is sponsored by the Berger Institute, and Gender and Sexuality Studies.
Speaker Luncheon: The Art of Negotiation
Berger Board members Mari Adams, Gigi Birchfield, and Jan Koors discussed the intricacies if negotiation, the necessity of professional confidence and effective tactics for successful negotiation.