Fall Schedule Session

Lightning Talks

Nov 07 2023

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Three consecutive TEDx-style sessions covering different topics to give you a high-level understanding of the content and speakers that will focus on concrete takeaways to bring back to the office with you.

2:15 – 2:35 pm, Mitigating Unconscious Bias in the Workplace, Dr. Carrie Spell-Hansson

We’ll explore what and how unconscious biases and micromessages shape and influence our interactions with others. We’ll also explore how unconscious bias limits access and excludes people in the organization and touch on how to consciously reverse unconscious discriminatory behavior by examining personal biases.

2:40 – 3:00 pm, How to be the Leader your Project Needs, Chrissy Scivicque

Successful project management is about more than coordinating tasks and timelines. Advanced project managers have a unique skillset that allows them to balance practical logistics with big picture vision and people orientation of leadership. This winning combination will help improve your project results and your overall enjoyment of the process.

In just 15 minutes, you’ll learn:

  • The 4 project leadership styles
  • How to identify your natural style
  • Which styles work best (and which to avoid!) for different types of projects

3:05 – 3:25 pm, Essential Career Mapping for EAs, Madelyn Mackie

In this talk we’ll evaluate your current skillset and consider the skills you need to reach your professional goals. Learn how to set goals and initiatives that support the next steps in your professional development.

Speakers

Chrissy Scivicque

Career Coach and Corporate Trainer at EatYourCareer

The Folke Institute, Inc.

- CEO

madelynmackie.com

- Chief Career Activator

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