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Upcoming Events

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2020-2021 Annual Theme: Building Community, Resilience, and Impact

2020 has been a year full of unprecedented events, and WEST’s 2020-2021
annual theme of Building
 Community, Resilience, and Impact will help you 
navigate these times. WEST is committed to supporting the community by
organizing events
 that bring members together to tackle challenges in the
that impact personal growth, career development and beyond.
 virtual workshops, panel discussions, networking events, and more,
you will be empowered to overcome
 obstacles and rise to the occasion.



Easing Anxiety in the New Work Environment with Self-Care
August 10, 2021 12:00-1:00 PM EST

As more people are transitioning back to the office, join us to explore your complex feelings and discuss tips for navigating the new work environment. During the event, we will watch short video clips and share our experiences in breakout rooms. We will also learn some self-care tips to help us manage potential stress and anxiety that lie ahead. Kim Meninger will facilitate the discussion.

Location: Zoom

CostMembers: $5; Non-Members: $10



Prioritizing Planning Helps Families Manage Financial Risks of Alzheimer's and Dementia
September 21, 2021 5:00-6:30 PM EST 

Caring for someone with cognitive decline is a long, stressful, emotional journey. There are also significant—and unexpected—financial impacts on caregivers. Join us as we explore how cognitive decline can have devastating impacts not just on those diagnosed with the disease, but on their caregivers as well. We’ll provide actionable ideas for helping you prepare the expected on your journey forward.

Location: Zoom

CostMembers: $0; Non-Members: $5



Speak Up & Be Heard: How to Speak Up at Work Without Fear Of Being Judged
September 28, 2021 12:00-1:00 PM EST 

When you join Mary in the virtual workshop, you will receive methods that I’ve shared in training over 20,000 career professionals in 30 cities internationally, to speak up & be heard so that you can receive the visibility that you deserve.

In this virtual workshop, you will learn:
• How to bypass your inner critic & speak up without judging yourself so that you can freely express your          ideas & be heard.
• How to speak with confidence, even when under pressure, so that you can share your talents & be   recognized for them.
• How to stop sabotaging your voice, so that you can advocate for what you want in your career,   especially when it counts the most.

Location: Zoom

CostMembers: $5; Non-Members: $15


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