Self Advocacy with Influence and Confidence

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Self Advocacy with Influence and Confidence

Research shows that professionals who understand their natural motivators and drivers are more likely to achieve the results they desire.

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Rhode Island College 600 Mt Pleasant Ave Providence, RI 02908

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Self Advocacy with Influence and Confidence

This topic is designed for professionals who are looking to increase their visibility, gain recognition, expand their area of influence, or rise to the next level; however they have difficulty advocating for themselves or are not sure how without feeling uncomfortable. Participants will uncover a new perspective on how to self-advocate and learn practical and actionable strategies they can put into practice immediately after.

Key Takeaways:

• Gain clarity and understanding of the challenges & barriers to self-advocacy.

• Learn the benefits to themselves and others when they actively self-promote and the impact it will have on their careers.

• Learn practical and actionable strategies to self-advocate comfortably and naturally.

• Learn how to create a supportive environment that will enable self-promotion.

Please note: To ensure that all member institutions are able to participate, although you will receive an email confirmation when you register on Eventbrite, you are not guaranteed a seat in the workshop until all institutions have had an opportunity to register. You will receive an email from confirming your registration status after all institutions have had an opportunity to register several weeks before the workshop. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please email us at with questions.

Facilitator: Ilhiana Rojas Saldana, BeLive Coaching and Consulting

Ilhiana Rojas Saldana is a Transformation Strategy Coach & Consultant, a Diversity & Inclusion Catalyst, a Hispanic advocate, and an international motivational speaker. She is a possibility thinker and a firm believer that nothing is impossible. Her mission is to empower professionals to move from ordinary to extraordinary through meaningful transformation by helping them embrace their purpose, elevate their voice, expand their potential, and thrive through personal empowerment. Ilhiana graduated with honors as a Chemical Engineer in Mexico City and moved to Rhode Island 9 years ago with her husband and two daughters

Program Fee:

A fee of $90.00 per participant will be billed to each institution, which includes parking and continental breakfast.


What are my parking options?

Parking will be provided on campus. We ask that participants follow specific parking instructions which will be emailed to all registered participants before the event. If you would like information on accessible parking spots, please contact us at

How do I pay for this event?

RIHETC will bill your institution directly for the workshop fee. Contact your Human Resources Office with questions regarding your institution's policy on professional development. 

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Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, that is not necessary.

What is the refund policy?

If you find you can no longer attend, we always suggest that you first try to find someone else from your institution who can attend in your place. We are able to issue refunds for cancellations made prior to 15 days from the event date. Cancellations made less than 15 days from the event date cannot be refunded and your institution will be charged for your ticket whether you attend or not. You may transfer your ticket to someone else at your institution at any time, however. Contact your Human Resources Office with institution specific questions.

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