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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.
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