The Strategy Sessions are a Members Only forum for learning, networking, sharing, and growing.
The goal of the Strategy Sessions is to facilitate networking and provide peer-to-peer mentoring opportunities among AWIS members via meaningful discussions in small group settings. Experiential learning methods foster professional and personal development and education among AWIS members.
Strategy Sessions will take place from 6:00 to 8:00pm at JONES DAY, 12265 El Camino Real, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92130.
Light refreshments will be served. Registration required.
February 4: Enhance Your Productivity: Resolve to make the most of your time at work
April 1: Enhance Your Interview Success: Active preparation and follow-through
June 3: Enhance Your Negotiation Skills: Acquire the desired result
August 6: Enhance Equality: Mitigating Gender, Cultural and Generational Bias
October 7: Enhance Your Presentation Impact: Constructing a masterful
December 2: Enhance Your Team Building: Effective collaborations and project teams
Special Focus Session: Enhance Your Career: Succeeding in Work and Life Phase Transitions
Please join us at our next highly interactive, experiential learning environment!
Past Strategy Sessions
February 6: Get Connected Networking and social media
April 2: Get a Job Optimize your resume and nail the interview
June 4: Get Noticed Increase your visibility in the workplace
August 6: Get Promoted Move ahead in your career
October 1: Get the Scoop Appropriate business conduct
December 3: Get a Life Escape your routine
Special Focus Session: Get Perspective Explore STEM career opportunities
February 7: Develop Your Career Success
Achieve satisfaction and accomplishment in your career
April 4: Develop Effective Communication
Is your message getting through?
June 6: Develop Financial Acumen
Manage your money for the ups and downs of life
August 1: Develop Your Brand
Create the image you want for yourself
October 3: Develop Productive Teams
There is no "I" in team
September 12: Special Focus Session on Project Management
December 5: Develop Techniques for Handling Stress
Strike a balance for your mental and physical health
February 1: Managing Your Career Development
Getting your career to where you want it to go.
April 5: Managing Change
Facing those high-flux situations in your career.
June 7: Managing and Leadership
How to turn your teams into productivity machines
August 2: Managing Up
Making the goals of your superiors work for you
October 4: Managing Your Professional Network
Getting connected without getting lost
February 2: Speed Networking
How to give and get information effectively in a short amount of time.
April 6: Interviewing Techniques
Tips on how to make the best first impression for the job.
June 8: Negotiating Skills
Make those difficult conversations work in your favor.
August 3: Appropriate Business Conduct
Are you self-aware of your conduct in the work place?
October 5: Managing Your Time at Work
Increase your productivity without increasing your hours.
December 7: Going Green
How to be environmentally conscious everyday at work and home.
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DeeAnn Visk obtained her doctorate from UCSD last year.Read more...
Aparna obtained her Ph.D. in Integrative Biology from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She was a postdoctoral researcher at the Moores UCSD Cancer Center before joining Gen-Probe, Inc. in 2007 where she is a Senior Scientist (Product Development). Aparna has been an activeRead more...
Strategy Session Co-Chair
Hanne obtained her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Autonomous University in Barcelona (Spain) and in Neuroscience from Montpellier University II (France) in 2010.Read more...