Workshops

Here is the full schedule of the day

 

Speaker: Shireen Khan

Title: Nevertheless She Persisted

In this workshop, participants will learn the many different avenues one can take to make a difference using the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. By establishing goals such as gender equality, quality education for all, and peaceful, fair, and strong institutions as a basis for activism, we can achieve progress and equity in all facets of our life.

Speaker: Jen Abrams

Title: Defining Your Own Feminism

What does feminism mean to you? It's critical to decide what it means to you to be a feminist. Realizing what the empowerment of females can and should look like in a non-political context is equally as important. This workshop will help you determine how feminism applies to you and how your definition can help you to impact your community.

Speaker: Dr. Erin English

Title: Sorry Not Sorry!

This workshop will provide a space to explore and dialogue about issues related to the socialization of speech by gender and culture - and to discuss potential implications for interpersonal and professional interactions in academia and the workplace.

Speaker: Tallia Deljou        

Title 1: Discovering Your Strengths               

In this session, women will identify what their strengths are and understand what value they bring to their work in order to design a career with purpose. We will explore the fundamentals of Positive Psychology and the concept of workplace flow as the foundation for finding fulfilling and meaningful work. By identifying their strengths, they will learn how to intentionally contribute in the workplace in a way that optimizes their natural talents and energizes them to perform at their best.

Title 2: Achieving Success: Uncovering fears & doubts holding you back

In this session, participants will explore fears and excuses that limit them from reaching their full potential in work and life. Using a self-coaching model, participants will understand how their thoughts influence their actions as well as the results. Whether it’s fear of failure, success, or stagnation, we'll dig into what’s really holding you back from achieving success.

Speaker: Ryan Wilkerson and Kristin Liu from Health Promotion

Title: Understanding Leadership through Self-Image

This interactive, discussion-based session will explore how self-image can affect people internally and externally, thereby influencing the different areas of leadership.

Speaker: Yassi Moghaddam

‚ÄčTitle: Do you have the mindset to succeed?

As you step into your professional career, you are entering into a world of unprecedented change and explosive growth. A world where, unlike the generations that came before you, you have to continually be charting new waters for the first time. Do you have what it takes to navigate this world successfully? It turns out a simple belief about yourself is the key to thriving in this new world. In this workshop you will learn how to identify this simple belief and develop the mindset to succeed in this world of exponential change.

Speaker: Lo Denmon and Tjazha Mazhani

Title: Self care and Leadership: Why is it important to take care of YOU?

This workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to participate in reflection about making leadership more sustainable, as well as how to create a network of support that lasts beyond this conference session.