Point Park to Celebrate International Women’s Day with Accelerating Women In Industry: Holistic Resilience Event Wednesday, February 24, 2021
"Recognizing that women often face unique career and workplace challenges, resilience is an attribute that can help facilitate success. We’re pleased to honor International Women’s Day with this valuable event."
In celebration of International Women's Day, Point Park University's Rowland School of Business Women In Industry will host AWIN 2021: Holistic Resilience on Friday, March 5, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The virtual event will be hosted on Zoom and recognize the impact, challenges and need for empowering women through mentorship and resilience.
The cost is $30 per person or $20 per person with a student ID. Register at AcceleratingWIN.org.
In this half-day workshop, attendees will learn about modern mentoring, personal and professional resilience and how to facilitate workplace resilience while being challenged to build and empower resilience in others. Participants can earn up to four continuing education credits from the Society for Human Resource Management.
"Recognizing that women often face unique career and workplace challenges, resilience is an attribute that can help facilitate success," said Dorene Ciletti, Ph.D., H.J. Heinz Company Endowed Chair in Business Management, associate professor and director of the marketing and sales program. "We’re pleased to honor International Women’s Day with this valuable event."
The keynote speaker for the event is Jayme Goldberg, founder of Consequential Flowers, a modern mentoring network, and former CEO of SilverLine Global Inc. A discussion panel on manifesting resilience in the workplace will include Angela Reynolds, Ph.D., executive director of YWCA Pittsburgh; Myah Moore Irick, CEO of Irick Group | Merrill Private Wealth Management and Janet Manuel, director, Department of Human Resources & Civil Service and EEO/Diversity & Inclusion Officer Initiatives, City of Pittsburgh. Learn more about the speakers and check out the event's agenda on the Accelerating Women In Industry webpage.