NETWORKING 24/7 

WITH DIANE GREEN (Fulton 210)

Networking 24/7 will discuss what networking is (it isn't all about you!) and how to become successful at it. Learn how to make every opportunity a networking opportunity and feel comfortable doing it. This will be an interactive workshop with opportunities for role play and questions.

FEEL LIKE A FRAUD? FIGHT IMPOSTER SYNDROME TO BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE & CAREER 

WITH KIM MENINGER (Fulton 310)

Do you sometimes feel like you're not as smart or talented as others think you are? Do you attribute your success to luck or timing, rather than your own skills and abilities? Do you ever feel like a fraud? If so, you may be struggling with Impostor Syndrome, a term for the feelings of self-doubt and inadequacy many high-achieving people face. In this presentation, you'll learn common triggers of Impostor Syndrome, as well as strategies to build your confidence and conquer these disruptive feelings.

SEX, LIES, & MEDIA: SEX TRAFFICKING HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT

WITH ELIZABETH MELENDEZ FISHER (Fulton 110) 

This workshop with take an inside look into sex trafficking and include a discussion about the root causes, hidden in plain sight.

HOW PASSION CAN TURN INTO A THRIVING BUSINESS

WITH JENNY GAITHER (Fulton 115) 

This workshop will encompass how to overcome fears and insecurities to lead to a journey toward success, what it means to discover and uncover your greatest passions, how redefining your purpose will redefine your success, how to turn personal limitations into career breakthroughs, and what practicing self-work can do in order to greatly impact your business and confidence as a leader.

YOUR TOOLKIT FOR LANDING YOUR DREAM JOB IN A CREATIVE FIELD

WITH MEG SHACKLETON (Fulton 117)

Interested in working in a creative industry? Join Meg Shackleton and explore how to set yourself up for success & land your dream job in your creative field of choice.

OWNING YOUR LEADERSHIP STYLE 

WITH JENNIFER DILLON (Fulton 145)

What's your leadership style? We'll be exploring how YOU best communicate and lead. 

QUIETING THE VOICE OF YOUR INNER CRITIC 

WITH CHERYL RICE (Fulton 220)

It’s hard to take risks, increase influence, and ask for what’s needed when plagued by self-doubt and criticism. This dynamic presentation will introduce you to the voice of your inner critic, highlight the personal and professional costs associated with listening to that voice, and offer practical suggestions for turning down the volume on your inner critic so you can OWN IT in your life and career.

INTERSECTING WOMEN'S, GENDER, & SEXUALITY STUDIES 

WITH ANDREW OWENS (Fulton 230)

This workshop will engage in conversation surrounding tips, techniques, and best practices toward making the discipline of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies more intersectional.

STRESS, SLEEP, & OUR VIEW OF SUCCESS

WITH TRISH KINNEY (Fulton 245)

This workshop will explore the stress/sleep epidemic in the college environment, host a live relaxation training, and examine the impact of our view of success on potential happiness.  

THE CONFIDENT WAY FORWARD: OWNING YOUR STRENGTHS 

WITH KELLI ARMSTRONG (Fulton 250)

Identifying strengths is one of the most important first steps in leadership development. In this workshop, we'll turn the assessment lens on ourselves. Using a national instrument, we'll identify the areas where we shine, and discuss the best ways to use these strengths as we navigate our careers and our lives outside of work.

THE ART OF RESILIENCE 

WITH KATHLEEN BAILEY (Fulton 415)

Dealing with change, failure or loss is an inevitable part of life. From minor challenges, such as getting a grade that is disappointing, to major disasters, such as divorce or losing a loved one, how we cope with problems or setbacks is an important aspect of mental and physical health. Handling difficulties in ways that foster growth might even make you a stronger person. Professor Bailey will use her personal experiences of loss to lead a discussion about ways to work through difficult experiences and emerge a better person, capable not only of surviving, but of prospering and helping others.

HOW ENTREPRENEURS SHAPE NEW CATEGORIES

WITH MARY TRIPSAS (Fulton 423)

This workshop will review examples of how entrepreneurs have managed to revolutionize markets by shaping new market categories. She will also talk more generally about what it takes to successfully launch a business.

BODY IMAGE, GENDER, & HIGHER EDUCATION: PRACTICE & PASS THE POSITIVITY  

with HILARY DE VRIES (Fulton 425)

In the confines of a U.S. college campus, comparison and competition among each other can lead many undergraduate students down an unhealthy path. This workshop will interactively explore current research findings through a guided group discussion.

HOW TO TURN A PASSION INTO A POST COLLEGE PROFESSION 

WITH LIZ PADULA (Fulton 453)

In this session, we will talk about the signposts that one comes across in their professional career and how mindfulness can guide you to a fulfilling career path. We will break into smaller conversations to discuss what passions may lead to a profession for you. We will end with some practical tips to building a career with purpose and also share how you can apply simple mindfulness techniques to survive in today’s fast-paced, 24/7 business environment.

20-NOTHINGS

WITH JESSIE ROSEN (Fulton 240) 

I cover work (in my case writing), love (from my dating past to my marriage present), travel (every time I can fit it in), and self (the catch-all for all else)

THE PANELS BRING TOGETHER MULTIPLE WOMEN OF DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS, PROFESSIONS, & EXPERIENCES ON ONE STAGE TO UNITE UNDER A VOCATIONAL THEME. THE FOUR GUIDING THEMES ARE: INNOVATION, IMAGINATION, ACTIVISM, & STRENGTH. 

INNOVATION PANEL

Murray Function Room @ 11:15

WITH jenn pleus dillon, LAUREN SMITH & lisa mcCordic

IMAGINATION PANEL

Murray Function Room @ 2:30

WITH JESSIE ROSEN, Breanna goodrow & MEG SHACKLETON

ACTIVISM PANEL

Heights Room @ 11:15

WITH JENNIE CHIN HANSEN, ELIZABETH FISHER, & KATHE MCKENNA

STRENGTH PANEL

Heights Room @ 2:30

WITH CARA BELVIN, JENNY GAITHER, & KIM MENINGER

THE MAIN STAGE CONVERSATIONS ARE A DISCUSSION-BASED FORMAT TO WEAVE THE STORIES OF TWO PROMINENT WOMEN. THE CONVERSATION SEEKS TO CARRY ITSELF ON THEMES OF WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT, VOCATION, & STORIES OF RESILIENCE. 

MORNING MAIN STAGE CONVERSATION

Gasson 100 @11:15

with karen akunowicz & rachel dibella

AFTERNOON MAIN STAGE CONVERSATION

Gasson 100 @2:30, (MODERATED BY JOE DUPONT) 

WITH DIANE GREEN & CATHERINE CURTIN