WORKSHOP A — Networking as a Woman: A Tactical Toolkit for Successfully Navigating the World of Networking in a Male Dominated Industry

Nov 16, 2020 9:00am – 12:30am

Most business and leadership gurus tell us that it’s important to network, however many times we don’t know where to begin, or how to see it through. We may attend the occasional event, dutifully collect business cards, maybe do some follow up, but oftentimes we fail to focus our networking approach in a way that will support our aspirations and yield meaningful results. This workshop will provide attendees with clear-cut tools for networking to support our ambitions, maximize the experience and make it count.

  • Tools for establishing, growing and capitalizing on your women’s network
  • How to find female mentors and alliances
  • Establishing and maximizing on mentor relationships not just within your company but across companies
  • Tips for starting the conversation and making yourself memorable
  • Strategically using social media to network effectively
  • Strategies for building your resume, building your book of business and getting onto boards
  • Understanding ways that women may need to approach networking differently than men
  • Techniques for how to highlight your own achievements, talents and abilities to peers, employers and clients
  • Making the most of networking functions and opportunities, even if you consider yourself to be “introverted” in nature