Women make up 51% of the population and 48% of the workforce, but only 36% of all managers are women. Because of inherent gender traits, many women climb their corporate ladders differently than men and, as a result, face unique career challenges. YWCA Women's Leadership Initiative workshops empower women to turn these challenges into career-building opportunities.
Location: YWCA Greater Cleveland, 4019 Prospect Avenue
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (doors open at 11:15 a.m. for registration and networking)
Cost: $35; includes lunch
2012-2013 workshop series
Follow your True Colors: Personality Profile
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Presented by Gary J. Convertino
In our day to day contact with others, our similarities and differences pop up around us. This workshop helps us understand why we work/relate/communicate better with some people than others.
Register for the September 12 workshop before Saturday, September 8, and be entered to win a ticket to the Social Media for Grown-Ups Training on September 13 or 18!
Self-Mastery: Being Whole and Building Awareness
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Presented by Peter Whitt
Increase your awareness and capacity to better manage your emotional intelligence during conflict. This engaging, experiential learning opportunity will incorporate principles of martial arts that use the whole human potential, promoting impactful leadership.
Managing Your Online Reputation
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Presented by JJ DiGeronimo
This session highlights successful tips, tools and tricks that can positively impact your brand. Join us to gain insight on short- and long-term activities that you can implement as part of your career strategy.
Finding Your North: Mapping Your Career
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Presented by Deborah Sharpley-Lampkin
It is now more critical than ever to strategically plan your career. This workshop will inform, instruct and inspire, whether you are just beginning to think about a career, looking to boost your career or are in a career transition.
Everything Is Negotiable
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Presented by Claire Scott Miller
Learn how to get in touch with what you want, discover ways to negotiate for it, and develop ways to help others get what they need with this straightforward, collaborative method.
The Art of Gracious Living
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Presented by Lisa Ryan
"We are more starved for appreciation than we are for bread," said Mother Teresa. Learn simple strategies to harness the power of gratitude in your business, your relationships and your life.
Get It Off Your Plate: Delegation Skills
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Presented by Sandra Crocker Hosfeld
Are you overwhelmed? This workshop will help you look at when to delegate and set milestones to measure the progress of delegated work while growing others.
Are You Your Sister's Keeper: Building Strong Relationships at Work
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
In today’s workplace, women are working above, under and alongside other women. Some of us enter into those relationships with high expectations of building strong connections others of us enter into them with a great deal of trepidation, concerned that we will be disappointed again. This session will offer vivid insights into the impact that women in competition can have on the work environment and provide tools for creating healthier, more productive and rewarding work relationships.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Discover your core values and explore how they align with your organization’s values and your career goals. Also gain clues on how to determine the values of those who report to you to increase their organizational commitment and productivity.
Stick to the Plan: Sustaining Personal Change
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Creating and sustaining positive change is often difficult. This engaging workshop will provide concrete measures for examining the underlying causes—conscious and unconscious—behind your personal pitfalls and apply techniques to create and sustain successful changes.
Early Childhood Education
Circle of Women Breakfast
Women's Leadership Initiative
Advocacy, Inclusion and Public Policy