January 16, 2020, 6-8pm | Opening Reception & Meet Your Mentor | Havas MANDATORY
Meet the Class of 2020 Fellows and Mentors for the Opening Reception hosted at Havas. This event will provide the Fellows with the opportunity to meet their peers and to begin the Mentor selection process.
February 11, 2020, 9am-12pm | Kick-off Workshop | 92Y MANDATORY
This workshop will lay the groundwork for how the Fellows will collaborate through the Women inPower Fellowship. The workshop will give everyone the opportunity to get to know each other, discuss personal goals, and learn more about the Fellowship.
March 4, 2020, 6-8:30pm | Mastering Difficult Conversations | DonorsChoose MANDATORY
Even when we’re surrounded with talented, likeable people, we can find ourselves occasionally annoyed or disappointed by the things they say or do. Sometimes the grievances are small and specific – a thoughtless comment or an unanswered email. Sometimes they’re bigger. Perhaps we fall into an argument that gets in the way of progress, or we work with someone who repeatedly fails to follow through on their commitments. When interpersonal tensions bubble to the surface like this, it’s unlikely that we can control the whole situation – we’re only one side of the equation after all. But if we can better understand the typical causes of “bad” behavior, we can be a lot smarter in how we choose to react – and that can make all the difference to our ability to reduce and resolve tense situations. This workshop will be led by Carrie Weaver.
March 18, 2020, 6-8pm | Starting Your Own Business | General Assembly
Join alums Sehreen Noor (class of ’17), Katie Rogers (class of ’18), Callie Schweitzer (class of ’19) in a discussion about leaving the corporate world behind and going off on their own– why they decided to do it, how they did it, what their experience has been since founding their own business, and what they’ve learned.
April 2, 2020, 5:30-8pm | Collaborate More Effectively Workshop | LGBT Community Center MANDATORY
Do you know the “thinking preference” of your key stakeholders? How about your own? This interactive and fun training utilizes an assessment called the Neethling Brain Inventory (NBI), which gives participants key insights into how they, their colleagues, and their supervisor prefer to make decisions and communicate. Participants learn ways to adapt their approach in order to be more effective, avoid blind spots, and increase their capacity to innovate. The workshop will be led by Yaron Prywes, PhD.
July 13, 2020, 5:30 | Summer Social | 92Y MANDATORY
Join the Women inPower Fellows, Mentors, Advisors, and larger community to celebrate the summer. In addition, the Summer Social will open its doors for Fellows to bring a plus 1 and to introduce potential 2021 Fellows and partners to the program and community. We are grateful to our Presenting Sponsor ServiceNow for their support of this event.