Drexel LeBow Career Pavilion

Located in Hall D/E | Open All Day

The Pennsylvania Conference for Women is thrilled to offer the 2018 Career Pavilion, featuring local and national career experts, coaches, and professionals to address your most pressing questions and challenges. The Career Pavilion provides you with intimate and unique opportunities to best position yourself on the job, enhance your career skills, and network with peers. Don’t miss out on these offerings:


Workshops

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Taking Care of Business: All While Earning your Graduate Degree

How do you make time to pursue graduate school with an already full plate of work, family and the attempt of a social life? A panel of successful graduate alumnae will share their experiences on balancing it all and how they leveraged their graduate degree while moving up in their careers.

Panelists:
⚬  Dr. Karimah S. Bell Lynum, associate director, clinical project scientist, neuroscience, Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC.
⚬  Brittany Jean-Baptiste, manager, customer experience and assurance, Comcast Cable
⚬  Tisha Vincent, product manager, Independence Blue Cross
⚬  Colleen Kirk Yurkanin, senior innovation specialist, Vanguard Innovation Studio

Moderator: Carmita Champ, director, graduate student services, Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM | Makeup & Go

How to achieve a work-appropriate makeup look in 10 minutes so you can get out the door quickly.
Presented by Estée Lauder

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM | #BossTalk: Networking Up

In the dictionary, work comes before worth. You have to put in the work to increase your net worth. Learn strategies such as identifying the right people and events to engage with, to overcome fears about networking and begin to develop a professional network that helps you level-up your career.
Speaker: Raquel Arredondo, associate director, outreach, engagement and professional development, Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM | Shine Bright: Set Yourself Apart (Designed for high school age attendees)

This interactive session will help you navigate your school life and your professional life with insights on how to distinguish yourself from other candidates when applying to college, jobs, and even volunteer opportunities. Learn tips and techniques that will help you shine bright like a diamond and stand out from the crowd. This session will cover:
• Identifying what makes you uniquely qualified
• Building your confidence and taking the big leap
• Developing your brand

Speakers:
⚬  Noor Jemy, program manager, graduate student services, Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business
⚬  Lori Miceli, assistant director, graduate student services, Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM | Interview Makeup

How to achieve a work-appropriate look so the interviewer notices YOU not your makeup!
Presented by Estée Lauder

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Women in Leadership

In this session, we will discuss strategies to identify a mentor or sponsor, as well as how to position yourself as an ideal mentee.

Panelists:
⚬  Anastasia Bottos, COO and chief strategy officer, My Alarm Center
⚬  Tamara Lashchyk, author, Lose the Gum
⚬  Gail Onorato, apparel industry executive

Moderator: Raquel Arredondo, associate director, outreach, engagement and professional development, Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM | Best Practices in Resume Writing

Your resume is your most important piece of professional collateral, so it’s important to make sure it’s a great representation of your value proposition. Use these best practices to get your resume past the applicant tracking system and make sure it stands out for all of the right reasons.

Speaker: Lisa DeLuca, director, undergraduate career services, Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business


Coaches Corner

7:30 am – 5:00 pm *
To sign up join our standby line in the Career Pavilion.

The Coaches Corner program is designed to give Conference attendees an opportunity for one-on-one “speed coaching” sessions. You will be paired with a coach from International Coach Federation (ICF) Philadelphia chapter. This is a great private opportunity to take what you learned at the Conference and turn it into action!

*Coaches will not be available during the opening and lunch keynote sessions.

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Resumé Review

7:30 am – 5:00 pm *
To sign up join our standby line in the Career Pavilion.

HR and career service experts from local colleges and universities, including Drexel University’s Steinbright Career Development Center and LeBow College of Business, will be providing free resumé critiques. Don’t miss this opportunity to have a seasoned pro give your resumé a “checkup” and help you market yourself better in the ever-changing job market!

*Reviewers will not be available during the opening and lunch keynote sessions.

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