Boston based WEST helps women in science, technology, and engineering advance their
careers. Our members are committed to developing themselves as leaders through
learning, networking, and sharing. 

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Upcoming Events

January 8 - Women and Wine Wednesday
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Add to Calendar 01/08/2020 06:00 PM 01/08/2020 8:30 PM America/New_York Women and Wine Wednesday MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association and WEST are partnering to offer a Women and Wine Wednesday reception. Join us and meet awesome women or connect with familiar faces. The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, 415 Main Street, 1st Floor, Olympus Room, Cambridge, MA 02142


January 23
 
- Using Self-Promotion
Strategies to Raise Your Visibility,
Increase Your Influence and
Advance Your Career
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Add to Calendar 01/23/2020 12:00 PM 01/23/2020 1:00 PM America/New_York Self-Promotion Webinar Many women are reluctant to actively promote their value because it feels self-serving or inauthentic. Rather than promote themselves, they prefer to believe that their work will speak for itself. Unfortunately, without the confidence and commitment to share your value with others, you may lose out on important opportunities to raise your visibility, make a bigger impact and advance within your organization. Zoom


February 26
 
- How to Advocate for Yourself
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Add to Calendar 02/26/2020 6:00 PM 02/26/2020 8:30 PM America/New_York How to Advocate for Yourself We negotiate every day. At work we negotiate not just our jobs and salaries, but research priorities, budgets, staffing, deliverables and time tables. At home some of us negotiate child care pick up and drop off, who is making dinner and who stays home when the kids are sick. While men and women are equally skilled negotiators, women face some additional challenges. Not only were many of us not raised to advocate for our own interests, but we sometimes pay a social cost when we assert our needs and interests. We’ll dive into what we negotiate, our beliefs around advocating for ourselves, how to mitigate others’ negative perceptions when we assert our interests and two tools for increasing our effectiveness. You will leave with a better understanding of what is getting in your way and what to do about it. CIC, 245 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Mosaic Room, Cambridge, MA


March 3
 
- Giving and Receiving Feedback
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Add to Calendar 03/03/2020 6:00 PM 03/03/2020 8:30 PM America/New_York Giving and Receiving Feedback Ginkgo Bioworks, 27 Drydock Avenue, 8th floor, Boston, MA 02210

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