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2018-2019 Annual Theme: Own It! Empowering Your Career & Your Life

Take charge of your future by exploiting your strengths with confidence and fine-tuning your skills to ask for what you want and need. Our theme this year brings you curated events and workshops in the Boston area to learn from, and network with, other leaders (especially women) in science and technology. These events will encourage you to discover your real-self and will help you crystallize future plans by focusing on how to strategically position and promote yourself with the right people at the right times.

Jun 12

How to Inspire, Advocate and Grow During Change
June 12, 2019, 6:00 - 8:30 PM 

Change. It can be unexpected, feel pushed on us, or have consequences we wish were different. Yet, change presents an opportunity to thrive: To build your advocacy muscles, hone your strategic thinking, and stand up for what's right. During this interactive workshop, you'll learn a three-phase system for assessing, designing, and implementing your best responses to change. You'll leave with tools, strategies, and an initial plan for handling the next unexpected change you encounter. This workshop will be followed by a panel discussion with panelists sharing how they manage change. 

Locationbluebird bio, 60 Binney Street, 10th Floor, Aviary Room, Cambridge, MA 02142
Cost: $15 for members, $40 for non-members

Register  Add to Calendar 06/12/2019 06:00 PM 06/12/2019 8:30 PM America/New_York How to Inspire, Advocate and Grow During Change Change. It can be unexpected, feel pushed on us, or have consequences we wish were different. Yet, change presents an opportunity to thrive: To build your advocacy muscles, hone your strategic thinking, and stand up for what's right. During this interactive workshop, you'll learn a three-phase system for assessing, designing, and implementing your best responses to change. You'll leave with tools, strategies, and an initial plan for handling the next unexpected change you encounter. This workshop will be followed by a panel discussion with panelists sharing how they manage change.bluebird bio, 60 Binney Street, 10th Floor, Aviary Room, Cambridge, MA 02142

jun 20

Building Your Company Culture and Developing Your People
June 20, 2019, 6:00 - 8:30 PM 

Corporate Culture is a hot topic these days especially in our ever-changing world. As an employee, manager, or executive, have you ever asked yourself:

 Is my company’s culture something I can design or is it something that just happens?
 How I do ingrain learning and development into my culture?
 Is there a “right” culture for my company?
 Does my company's culture attract really great people to join?
 What should my role be in defining and influencing my corporate culture? Does my role as I progress into management?
 How can I influence and encourage diversity and inclusion at my company?
 Who “owns” corporate culture in my company?

There are many questions and maybe even more answers. To learn more and engage in the dialog, please join us for a provocative and lively panel discussion about "Building Your Company Culture and Developing Your People” on June 20th.

LocationRubius Therapeutics, 399 Binney Street, Suite 300, Cambridge, MA
Cost: $15 for members, $40 for non-members

Register  Add to Calendar 06/20/2019 06:00 PM 06/20/2019 8:30 PM America/New_York Building Your Company Culture and Developing Your People Corporate Culture is a hot topic these days especially in our ever-changing world.Rubius Therapeutics, 399 Binney Street, Suite 300, Cambridge, MA

jun 26

Rockstar Breakfast and Networking
June 26, 2019, 8:00 - 9:00 AM 

Are you looking for an opportunity to network with senior women leaders? If so, this is THE event for you. Enjoy a light breakfast accompanied by lots of conversation with Charlotte Allerton, Senior Vice President and Head of Medicine Design at Pfizer and Joanne Kotz, Cofounder, President and CEO of Jnana Therapeutics. Registration is for WEST MEMBERS ONLY and will be limited to a maximum of 20 participants to ensure an intimate experience.

LocationPfizer, 610 Main Street, 312 Boardroom, Cambridge, MA 02139
Cost: $5 for members

Register  Add to Calendar 06/26/2019 08:00 AM 06/26/2019 9:00 AM America/New_York Rockstar Breakfast and Networking Are you looking for an opportunity to network with senior women leaders? If so, this is THE event for you. Enjoy a light breakfast accompanied by lots of conversation with Charlotte Allerton, Senior Vice President and Head of Medicine Design at Pfizer and Joanne Kotz, Cofounder, President and CEO of Jnana Therapeutics. Registration is for WEST MEMBERS ONLY and will be limited to a maximum of 20 participants to ensure an intimate experience.Pfizer, 610 Main Street, 312 Boardroom, Cambridge, MA 02139