Networking is more than finding a job; it’s about being a part of a community. During this event, you’ll learn why WICT and networking go hand-in-hand. (Hint: WICT is a strong community!)
Join us, be inspired, and come away with:
Keynote speaker, Ardell Fleeson, will discuss the strategic aspects of networking with an emphasis on career development and life enhancement.
She will then lead a conversation with a panel of experts about networking opportunities across a variety of settings including the digital space, during community service work, and within professional organizations and your workplace.
Linette Hwu, Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Scripps Networks Interactive & Betsy Magness Leadership Institute Alumna, will discuss how the program helped her establish relationships with other participants and how she cultivates them in-person and using online platforms like LinkedIn.
Kerry-Ann Hamilton, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President, Howard University & Girls Inc., Board of Directors, will talk about using community service as part of your networking strategy.
Jennifer Cortner, Vice President Partnerships, Discovery Creative & Discovery Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) Member, will talk about the benefits of networking within your own company.
Rebecca Davis, Executive Vice President, Digital/Social, Ogilvy Washington, will discuss social media and its role in networking.
Put your networking skills into practices as you learn about the WICT community and the many benefits of membership during the Meet & Greet Gallery and Reception.
Meet & Greet Gallery Participants:
5:30pm – - Meet & Greet Gallery and Registration Reception
6:15pm – - Keynote Presentation & Panel Discussion
7:30pm – - Meet & Greet Gallery and Dessert Reception
Discovery Communications is located across the street from the Silver Spring Metro Station and parking is available nearby at 1101 Bonifant Dr (metered) and 921 Wayne Ave (free after 6pm)
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