You Can Be Perfect or You Can Be Happy
August 10, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - August 10, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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You Can Be Perfect or You Can Be Happy

For most of my life I had no idea that perfectionism was my greatest enemy, especially when it disguised itself so beautifully as motivation and aspiration. I knew it wasn't just my calling, but my duty to share the magic remedy with the rest of the world desperately struggling with this issue. As a recovering perfectionist, through my book, my talks and my coaching programs I offer people the...
OFFICE HOURS: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
August 10, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - August 10, 2020 03:30 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Do you suffer from imposter syndrome? Imposter Syndrome is that overwhelming, and at times, debilitating feeling that you don’t belong. It affects women and minority groups disproportionately. Learn how to overcome imposter syndrome and start believing in yourself. You will walk away from this chat with: A better understanding of imposter syndrome and how you can overcome it Strategies to gain...
Finding the Right Funding Channels For Your Business
August 11, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - August 11, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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Finding the Right Funding Channels For Your Business

This information session will provide you with the right financing strategies for your small business. Small businesses are key drivers of growth, and that growth is fastest among minority and women entrepreneurs, however many of these entrepreneurs lack access to appropriate financing. This presentation will discuss solutions. During this information session, you'll learn about: Available...
Cool, Comfortable & Confident: Interviews and Referral Conversations
August 11, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - August 11, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Cool, Comfortable & Confident: Interviews and Referral Conversations

These techniques that we will share will help to fill the space between knowing you are incredibly talented and effectively conveying it during interviews or other conversations that can be intimidating. They can all be applied to phone calls or video chats. During this chat we will personalize these techniques based on your questions: PREPARE your career stories to bring your resume to life...
A Corporate Nightmare:  What I Learned Being a Black Breastfeeding New Mom
August 12, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - August 12, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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A Corporate Nightmare: What I Learned Being a Black Breastfeeding New Mom

I was eager to begin a new chapter in life. Expecting my rainbow baby and relocating to a new state for a new corporate position at the largest employer in the area. This transition in my career took a sudden turn into what would be my worst career experience, ever! Being the only person of color on my team, breastfeeding, and returning to work only three weeks after my son was released from...
How to Master Your Personal Brand in (and Out) of the Workplace
August 13, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - August 13, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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How to Master Your Personal Brand in (and Out) of the Workplace

Just like a company’s brand, your personal brand in the workplace is defined, in part, by relationships and reputation. Personal branding is a way of establishing and consistently reinforcing who you are and what you stand for in your career and life. What value do you “promise,” so to speak, to deliver to the organization? This workshop will help strengthen your personal brand within your...
OFFICE HOURS: Building Cultural Empathy: Easing Friction Across Teams
August 14, 2020 12:00 PM EDT - August 14, 2020 12:30 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Building Cultural Empathy: Easing Friction Across Teams

Globalization is making us 'closer' by having to work with teams across geographies. However, are you truly close to your teams? Do you have the same connection with people from different cultures, in different locations? I believe that connected teams are happier teams and happier teams are more productive. Join me to learn about building cultural sensitivity and establishing a harmonic work...
Social Impact: How We Are Supporting Our Employees, Communities & The Environment
August 14, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - August 14, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Social Impact: How We Are Supporting Our Employees, Communities & The Environment

At Viasat, we’re brought together by a shared desire to tackle some of the world’s toughest challenges. To bring connectivity where it’s needed most, so people everywhere can unlock their potential. And to realize our own capacity to make a difference in the world — in a way that’s sustainable, responsible, and inclusive to all. During this chat, we want you to walk away with a better...
OFFICE HOURS: Why Do Women Need to Invest More in Themselves?
August 17, 2020 12:00 PM EDT - August 17, 2020 12:30 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Why Do Women Need to Invest More in Themselves?

I am a working mom with four children. For years, I have been neglecting myself and always putting myself last. Work, kids, and house duties always came first. Until I decided that I deserve more in life, and I decided to put myself first. I took a drastic change in my life from eating habits, exercise, and doing things I love. I live every day as it is the best day of my life. Want to learn...
Stop Leaving Money on the Table: How I Advocated For Pay Increases Over 60%
August 17, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - August 17, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Stop Leaving Money on the Table: How I Advocated For Pay Increases Over 60%

I have negotiated THREE 60%+ pay increases by asking for what I want on my career path. Are you nervous about negotiating? Do you want to learn more about getting raises in your current position? How do you even figure out what to ask for? I'm here to share my story of asking for things when it's uncomfortable (bc duh money talk is 99% uncomfortable) and encourage you to take a chance on your success!
Why I'm Not Letting Ageism Define My Future and Why You Shouldn't Either
August 18, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - August 18, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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Why I'm Not Letting Ageism Define My Future and Why You Shouldn't Either

In my 40+ years in corporate America I became very familiar with ageism in the workplace. I will discuss why we must never let ageism dictate the future for us. I will share different tools and approaches to deal with this discriminatory practice so you can take your power back and move forward. You will walk away from this chat with: An understanding of how to present yourself when applying...
Building Credibility & Launching Initiatives: What I Learned Starting from the Ground Up
August 18, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - August 18, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Building Credibility & Launching Initiatives: What I Learned Starting from the Ground Up

As an Asian American woman in Research and Engineering, I know it can be both exciting and challenging to navigate the corporate workplace. I have had the pleasure of working with many amazing leaders and I have learned a lot from them. I experimented with a lot of different techniques and regularly reflected on myself. In this process, I learned how to stay true to myself and bring my vision...
C-suite Insights to Help Drive Your Career
August 19, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - August 19, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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C-suite Insights to Help Drive Your Career

With both of our extensive experience in managing and building teams at top companies, we know what it takes to make collaboration work and climb the ladder. We will bring insights and experiences to help women advance. We will share some of our own experiences and help other women gain the confidence they need to advance in their professional journeys. These insights will come from our Hello...
Progress Always Outweighs Perfection: Quick Pivots, Nimble Decisions & Embracing Failure
August 20, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - August 20, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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Progress Always Outweighs Perfection: Quick Pivots, Nimble Decisions & Embracing Failure

Admitting to being less than perfect is hard for most people, but for a female in IT in the financial industry, it is one of my biggest fears. For a large portion of my career, I worked hard to appear confident and knowledgeable in all settings, never letting my inexperience show. Then, I became the COO for a newly created Digital Division of a large financial services company. My main mission...
*LIVE* Resume Review With PowerToFly's Career Coach 8/20
August 20, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - August 20, 2020 03:30 PM EDT
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*LIVE* Resume Review With PowerToFly's Career Coach 8/20

Want to get your resume reviewed by a career coach… for free? Then join us for this live virtual chat with PowerToFly’s Career Coach, Heather Coll, for the chance to get her expert tips on how to make your resume stand out to recruiters! How can I get my resume reviewed by Heather, Live? Register for this chat Email your resume to Heather@powertofly.com by 2:00pm EST on the day of the chat The...
OFFICE HOURS: Software Engineering 101: Everything To Consider Before Pursuing Your Career
August 21, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - August 21, 2020 01:30 PM EDT
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OFFICE HOURS: Software Engineering 101: Everything To Consider Before Pursuing Your Career

While pursuing Computer Science as my undergraduate degree, I discovered the sheer joy of writing code. Realizing the amazing things I could build, the challenging business problems I would solve using technology, pursing software engineering became an obvious career choice. After working in the IT industry I learned a few things - like all professions, there are pros and cons to this...
Introduction to GDPR: Understanding the New World Order of Privacy Regulations
August 24, 2020 01:00 AM EDT - August 24, 2020 02:00 AM EDT
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Introduction to GDPR: Understanding the New World Order of Privacy Regulations

This Chat & Learn is happening at 10:30 am IST. Want to learn about this topic but can't join? Register to get a re-watch email! The General Data Protection Regulation, aka GDPR has ushered in a new era in the realm of privacy regulation. The successor to the European Union Directive of 1995 governing data privacy, the GDPR is the latest and most comprehensive privacy regulation in the...
So, You Want To Be a Program Manager?
August 24, 2020 04:00 PM EDT - August 24, 2020 05:00 PM EDT
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So, You Want To Be a Program Manager?

Program Management is a booming career option for many entry-level, mid-level and executive level professionals. Now more than ever Program Managers are in high demand across the tech industry. This session is intended for professionals wishing to move into Program Management. Key Takeaways: Build an understanding of the "Program Management toolbox". Create an actionable plan to switch to...
Hustling With The Heart: How to Pursue Your Purpose
August 25, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - August 25, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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Hustling With The Heart: How to Pursue Your Purpose

In 2013, I realized that children were not learning the skills and tools to be able to create and communicate with the world around them. Armed with just a laptop in my living room, I set out to change that. After years of hustling hard to secure funding, Kids Code Jeunesse is one of Canada’s leading digital education charities, teaching hundreds of thousands of kids and educators from coast...
Creating a Legacy For Women in Tech
August 25, 2020 02:30 PM EDT - August 25, 2020 03:30 PM EDT
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Creating a Legacy For Women in Tech

It’s no secret that successful women in tech seem to be an anomaly. While many companies have succeeded at marketing to female technologists, getting their applications and essentially hiring them - retaining these women throughout the entirety of a woman’s non-linear career is an added challenge. This chat will discuss the good, bad, and ugly truths about the historic lack of diversity in the...
Own Your Story: Fail, Grow, Repeat
August 26, 2020 02:00 PM EDT - August 26, 2020 03:00 PM EDT
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Own Your Story: Fail, Grow, Repeat

Snapchat is known for ephemerality, aka disappearing messages. But what happens when messages don’t disappear? We’re not talking about silly pictures or overly expressive chats, we’re talking about messages around whose voice gets heard and who gets a seat at the table. Some of these messages are so ingrained in the story of tech that we can’t even see them anymore. So how do we change that...
Raising Culturally-Conscious Kids
August 26, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - August 26, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Raising Culturally-Conscious Kids

Parents, we all know that we want to raise culturally-conscious children, but how can we do that and what does that look like? While it’s daunting to jump start these conversations with your child, we have effective strategies to help you connect in easy, fun ways. Culture is a part of social-emotional intelligence, a necessary currency in today’s globally connected environment. Give your...
A Conversation With an LGBT+ Educator: How Can We Become Better Trans* Allies?
August 27, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - August 27, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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A Conversation With an LGBT+ Educator: How Can We Become Better Trans* Allies?

This Q&A with 25+ year field expert offers participants the opportunity to think about what we are each already doing to support transgender people and what else we can be doing. At whatever level of power and whatever type of work you do, there is always a way to do more. This is the opportunity to come together to learn from one another and to walk away feeling empowered to do better and to...
*LIVE* Interview Coaching With PowerToFly's Career Coach 8/27
August 27, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - August 27, 2020 03:30 PM EDT
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*LIVE* Interview Coaching With PowerToFly's Career Coach 8/27

Do you want to ace your next interview? Join this free interview coaching session with our Career Coach, Heather Coll, to learn the expert tips you need to succeed! One lucky attendee will score a free session during the call, LIVE with Heather! How can I get chosen!? Register for this chat Email your resume and ONE JOB LISTING you're interested in applying for, to Heather@powertofly.com by...
Why Self-Preservation is Only Preserving Work-Place Racism
August 31, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - August 31, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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Why Self-Preservation is Only Preserving Work-Place Racism

As a multiracial woman in a white, male-dominated industry, I struggled to find my place. The first year of my career I found myself leaving parts of who I am at the door in an effort to fit in. I thought this act of self-preservation would lead me to a seat at the table, what I quickly learned is being inauthentic was not only career limiting but exhausting. Ten years later, I’ve earned my...
How To Identify & Help Grow Socially Responsible Companies
September 01, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - September 01, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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How To Identify & Help Grow Socially Responsible Companies

Large corporations have been amassing huge profits at the expense of their customers, their employees, the environment, and society as a whole. Unfortunately for these corporations, the democratization of information has given consumers the power to demand transparency from the businesses they interact with and hold them accountable for their actions. These days, we don't just care about the...
Gaining Buy-In As The First Diverse Person On A Team
September 02, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - September 02, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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Gaining Buy-In As The First Diverse Person On A Team

I have been a Woman in Tech before it was a “thing”. I have a Computer Science degree from the University of Texas at Austin and have been in the Retail Technology sector for almost 20 years. When I first started my career back in the year 2000, I was one of 2 women on my team but the ONLY black woman in the company. Being the “first” or the “only” in most anything is a daunting task. During...
A Modern, Unstuffy Take on PR For Small Business Owners
September 02, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - September 02, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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A Modern, Unstuffy Take on PR For Small Business Owners

Did you know that PR can be a visibility powerhouse for your small business? In this chat, you'll learn an easy, modern, small business-friendly approach to building trust and familiarity in your brand. We'll focus on getting you featured in places your dream clients hang out: guest spots on their favorite podcasts and YouTube channels, collaborations with other brands they love, and more....
Being Married to My Career: How I Turned Anxiety Into Action
September 09, 2020 01:00 PM EDT - September 09, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
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Being Married to My Career: How I Turned Anxiety Into Action

I woke up 15 years into my career with a sinking feeling that what I was doing wasn’t “it”. The second that I graduated college, I had an ongoing background anxiety of what having children would do to this career that I’d poured my blood, sweat and tears into. It was that anxiety which led to research, which led to obsession, which led to building a company who helps 100s (someday millions) of...
Young & Confident: How I've Gained The Respect of My Senior Male Peers
September 15, 2020 03:00 PM EDT - September 15, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
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Young & Confident: How I've Gained The Respect of My Senior Male Peers

My career path into the tech world is non-traditional and that's helped teach me different skills along the way. In different opportunities throughout my career, I have felt that being a young woman in the tech space left me at a disadvantage. In other opportunities I had seen the discrimination that women face in this industry. Through those previous experiences, I have been able to...