Networking with A Purpose
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PST)
San Jose, CA
Kick off the new year by joining the first Networking with A Purpose event of 2014! Networking with a Purpoase is a cross-company collaboration event among Cisco, Citrix, eBay, EMC, Ericsson, VMWare and interested participants, using the IEEE model of "Birds of A Feather" discussion topics!
Personally Experiencing Resistance and Turning It Into A Positive - book: "Byond A Wall of Resistance"
Becoming Sponsorable - Differences between a mentor and sponsor and which would impact your career trajectory?
How to Say "No" Without Saying "No"?
"Up-Teching" Your Skills To Address The Gap for Technical Women (Not just looking for college grads).
Men Advocating for Real Change
Speaking Up Without Fear
Speed Coaching - 5 minute mini-sessions with an executive coach or executive recruiter to answer a question or provide a new perspective.
4:00-4:15: Arrivals and networking
4:15-5:00 Table discussions Round 1
5:00-5:45 Table discussions Round 2
5:45-6:00 Review, announcements and closing
This event provides a low-stress way to connect and engage with fellow professionals who share your interest in specific topics, in small, facilitated roundtable discussions.
*Bring your business cards to share
*Volunteer to lead a table dialogue about a topic you would like to share with others. Previous topics have included Personal Brand, Executive Communication, Career Planning, Working with Designers, Think Big Play Big, Work Life Integration, and more. ->New topics are always welcome.
*Join the Networking with a Purpose LinkedIn Group to continue the dialog
*Join the Organizing Team to host the next Networking with a Purpose at your company. ->Contact Sandy Yu - email@example.com- Cisco is the host for this event.
->Attendance is limited based on venue capacity
->Register to attend in any available ticket category
If you register but can't attend, please cancel your registration so another person can attend
Questions about Registration? Contact Sandy Yu - firstname.lastname@example.org
REMINDER: This event encourages professional networking and development among employees and contractors of Silicon Valley technology companies. This is not a business development opportunity for non-affiliated entrepreneurs. Anyone soliciting business contacts to provide unaffiliated professional services will be asked to leave and will not be permitted to register for future events.
When & Where
Networking with a Purpose
Networking with a Purpose is a series of Birds of a Feather events organized and hosted by professional women from Cisco, EMC, Intel, Citrix, Oracle, eBay, PayPal, and Ericsson.
These events are an opportunity to engage and connect with other professionals who are interested in the same topic, in small, facilitated roundtable discussions.
Previous topics have included managing your career, personal brand, work/life balance, evolving your technical role and more.
*Share Networking with a Purpose: Birds of a Feather on your social networks, including Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn Groups, Twitter (#SVBOF)