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Pathways to Career Success: Gender Perspectives in the Workplace 2/27/14

Pathways to Career Success: Gender Perspectives in the Workplace 

Thursday, February 27, 2014

University Ballrooms A, B, and C

The Pathways to Career Success Conference focuses on key strategies for successful career advancement from different gender perspectives.  Keynote Speaker Bernice Toledo, Passaic County Surrogate is only the second woman to be elected as surrogate court judge in Passaic County.  As an alumna of William Paterson University (BS, ’94, MA ’98), she will discuss the use of leadership skills and business expertise to overcome significant workplace challenges.  Workshop speakers throughout the day will highlight their personal leadership strategies, and examine their roles as mentors and sponsors for future leaders. 




8:30   am         Registration and Breakfast

9:30   am         Welcome and Keynote Speaker: Bernice Toledo, Passaic County Surrogate


11:00 am         Breakout Sessions I

  • Leadership as an Empowerment Tool: Tips for Success  

Terrence Love, BA ‘96 & Thania Melo, Passaic City Council

  • Best Practices: Managing People and Beyond

Irina DiMaio, Director of National Accounts, Legg Mason Global Asset Management

  • Building Collaboration: Personal Branding through Social Media

Jose Martinez & Alcides Aguasvivas, PixLGraphx; Paula Alford, BA ’03, COO of NuSplash & Candy Flavas


12:30 pm        Luncheon Speaker: Dr. Kathleen Waldron, President, William Paterson University


2:00 pm           Breakout Sessions II

  • Professional Etiquette and Leadership Skills

Nancy Doyle, WPU Cotsakos College of Business

  • Paying it Forward: Corporate Social Responsibility

Carolyn McCombs, Executive Director, New Destiny Paterson Family Success Center & Richard Garcia, Executive Vice President, Legion Capital Funding, BA ‘84

  • The Career Fit: Company Fit and Mentorship

Victor Cardona, NJ Enterprise Fiber Analyst, Comcast & Meadowlands Chamber of Commerce; Linsey Schwetje, Manager of Business Development, Sigma Group


3:30-4:30 pm   Mocktails and Networking – University Ballrooms


WPU Co-Sponsors:  Cotsakos College of Business, CPE, Alumni Relations, Career and Advisement Center, Women’s Center, Student Activities Programming Board, Campus Activities, and WPU SBDC. 


Business Partners:  Enterprise, NJAWBO, Sidewalk University, Show 4 U Entertainment


WPU students who register will receive a certificate of attendance, and

will be awarded 1 Professional Enrichment point for each workshop.  

Instructor :
Dates : 02/27/14
Days : Thu
From : 8:30am - 4:30pm
Fee : $ 35.00
Course Number : B105

Class is full at this time please call 973-720-2354 to be placed on a waiting list

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