This is a virtual program; participants must have a computer & good internet connection with proper audio & video functioning. Active participation is required at all workshops. We spend two sessions on each topic: the first is a workshop focused on a specifc topic and the second is a hands-on facilitated discussion of how to apply the lessons learned.
Year 1 AM Group meets virtually from 8 - 9 AM
Mary Allen - 1st SVP, Deputy CHRO, New York Community Bank
Anne Barrett - Director of Human Resources, Wellbridge Addiction Treatment & Research
Meeting Dates: Wednesdays on Oct 20, Nov 3, Nov 17, Dec 1, Dec 15, Jan 12, Jan 26, Feb 9, Feb 23, Mar 9, Mar 23 and April 6
Year 1 Noon Group meets virtually from 12 Noon - 1 PM
Abbe Meehan - President, TEC Resource Center
Liz Vickers - VP of Sales, What Now Media Group
Meeting Dates: Tuesdays on Oct 19, Nov 2, Nov 16, Nov 30, Dec 14, Jan 11, Jan 25, Feb 8, Feb 22, Mar 8, Mar 22 and April 5
Year 1 Curriculum
Executive Bios / Personal Branding
Facilitated Discussion on Executive Bios / Personal Branding
An introduction of the program will includes writing a professional bio and sharing what we hope to get out of the program. Learn to brand yourself in a positive, professional way.
The Art of Networking
Facilitated Discussion on The Art of Networking
Networking has become a critical element for growing a career and/or business. In this session, we work with the Mentees to design their own custom commercial and teach effective networking practices.
DISC: Understanding and Working with Different Personalities
Facilitated Discussion on DISC
Understand how you and others are "wired". We'll examine personality types and provide insight into why some interactions are successful and others struggle, and what you can do about it.
Facilitated Discussion on Difficult Conversations
Everyone deals with difficult conversations and difficult personalities. We will discuss various scenarios and how to manage those conversations for better outcomes.
Facilitated Discussion on Nego-SHE-ating Skills
Women typically struggle to be proficient in this skill. During this workshop we role-play in order to see how we react to certain negotiating tactics, and how to develop a few of our own.
Leadership and Attentive Listening
Facilitated Discussion on Leadership & Attentive Listening
Learn traits you can cultivate within yourself so others view you as a leader. Leadership excels when others feel empowered to follow a direction, which includes listening to feedback, ideas and concerns. Learn how to be an active, attentive and reflective listener using all senses so others will follow you to help you become a stronger leader.
Year 2 Ms Moxxie
Group meets virtually from 8-9 AM on Wednesdays (Must complete Yr 1 prior to Yr 2)
Barbara DeMatteo - Director of HR Consulting, Portnoy, Messinger Pearl & Associates
Willa Smith - Business Advisor, NYS Small Business Development Center at Stony Brook
Curriculum & Meeting Dates
Wed, Oct 20 - Goal Setting
Wed, Nov 3 - Facilitated Discussion on Goal Setting
Establishing SMART Goals is the first step toward planning your career. Learn how to pick the right ones and how to stay on track to accomplish them.
Wed Nov 17 - Presenting Yourself Virtually
Wed, Dec 1 - Facilitated Discussion on Presenting Yourself Virtually
Virtual meeting skills (how you appear/how you present) and enhancing your elevator pitch.
Wed, Dec 15 - DISC: Understanding Different Personalities
Wed, Jan 12 - Facilitated Discussion on DISC
Understanding the different personalities and how it can increase your leadership skills. Difference between Managers and Leaders.
Wed, Jan 26 - The Female Advantage
Wed, Feb 9 - Facilitated Discussion on The Female Advantage
Leveraging EQ and how to increase our own EQ. Competence vs Confidence.
Wed, Feb 23 - Working in Teams
Wed, Mar 9 - Facilitated Discussion on Working in Teams
Learn skills to accomplish more as a team.
Wed, Mar 23 - The Road to My Future
Wed, Apr 6 - Facilitated Discussion on The Road to My Future
Bring together the lessons learned to put your pan into place
Year 3 Ms Moxxie
Group meets virtually from 8-9 AM on Fridays (Must complete Yr 2 prior to Yr 3)
Continuing to expand on leadership qualities and what drives success at organizations, Year 3 will focus on business and financial acumen topics that increase the skills, confidence and team leadership of the supporting organizations that employ our Ms Moxxie Mentees
Laura Joseph - Director of Sales Performance, Crown Castle
Meaghan Zanfardino - Senior Credit Officer, Peoples United Bank
Curriculum & Meeting Dates
Fri, Oct 22 - Navigating Upward in your Organization
Fri, Nov 5 - Facilitated Discussion on Topic
Grow your ability to be seen as someone who can lead a project, lead a team or move up within your organization when the opportunity presents itself.
Fri, Nov 19 - Understanding Corporate Finances
Fri, Dec 3 - Facilitated Discussion on Topic
Introductory understanding of what an organizaiotn looks at to grow in thier market, including finance documents, terms to understand and how a corporate finance team functions to help and organization grow.
Fri, Dec 17 - Bridging the Competence Gap
Fri, Jan 14- Facilitated Discussion on Topic
Identify those skills needed to enhance competence in abilities to success, including confidence and learning practices.
Fri, Jan 28 - Fighting Imposter Syndrome
Fri, Feb 11 - Facilitate discussion on Topic
Oversome self-doubt to step forward and take on additional challenges in the workplace.
Fri, Feb 25 - Difficult Conversations Made Easy
Fri, Mar 11 - Facilitated Discussion on Topic
Work to gain confidence with the challenging conversations that all employees face over the life of thier emplyment, both individaully and as a team member.
Fri, Mar 25 - Building Teamwork
Fri, Apr 8 - Facilitated Discussion on Topic
No one is successful when they go it alone. How building teams helps everyone to succeed in the organization, and how to address challenges that might arise in creating a well-functioning team.