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UWHEN 2017 Fall Event: Creating Your Strategic Advantage - Women at Work

Utah Women in Higher Education Network | uwhen.org

Friday, November 3, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (MDT)

UWHEN 2017 Fall Event: Creating Your Strategic...

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UWHEN Member Registration
You are a UWHEN member if you are employed by any of the following: Brigham Young University, Dixie State University, LDS Business College, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Salt Lake Community College, Snow College, Southern Utah University, University of Utah, Utah System of Technical Colleges, Utah State University, Utah System of Higher Education, Utah Valley University, Weber State University, and Westminster College.
Nov 2, 2017 Free $0.00
Non-Member Registration
Non-member attendees are invited and encouraged to attend this event! For more information on joining UWHEN, visit uwhen.org or email info@uwhen.org. Non-member attendees include anyone NOT employed by the following: Brigham Young University, Dixie State University, LDS Business College, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Salt Lake Community College, Snow College, Southern Utah University, University of Utah, Utah System of Technical Colleges, Utah State University, Utah System of Higher Education, Utah Valley University, Weber State University, Western Governors University, and Westminster College.
Nov 2, 2017 $25.00 $2.37

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Event Details

Creating Your Strategic Advantage - Women at Work

Friday, November 3 ▪ 1-4PM 
Sharwan Smith Student Center

Starlight Room (Second Floor)
351 W University Boulevard
Cedar City, Utah

  • 1-1:45PM Pre-Event Guided Tour of Southern Utah Museum of Art (13 S 300 W) with Director and Curator Jessica Farling.  Guests will be able to view the exhibits and get behind-the-scenes information. 
  • 2-2:20 Meet & Greet Reception (Sharwan Smith Student Center; Starlight Room (2nd Floor))
  • 2:30-3:30PM Workshop (Sharwan Smith Student Center; Starlight Room (2nd Floor)) 
  • 3:30-4PM Networking (Sharwan Smith Student Center; Starlight Room (2nd Floor)) 

Description

Do you know your strengths and weaknesses?  Do you know what you bring to the table when you show up to work each day? Do you know where you want your career to go and how to get there?  Join a conversation with Mary Weaver Bennett who spent over 25 years as a legislative and regulatory policy expert in Washington, DC, Ms. Bennett will share insights and experience on how she thrived and was successful in a demanding and male-dominated environment.  This event will help you gain tools to explore your individual strengths and weaknesses and create your strategic advantage.

Facilitator

Mary Weaver BennettMary Weaver Bennett most recently served as president of Red Ridge Consulting, LLC, and as an expert advisor for Blackline Advisory Group in Nashville, TN.  She is a specialist in legislative and regulatory policy matters for the financial services industry, including electronic payments, government relations, advocacy, and communications.   Prior to moving to southern Utah in 2014, she was Director of Government and Industry Relations for the Electronic Transactions Association in Washington, DC, where she led federal and state public affairs strategy, lobbying, and outreach initiatives.  Ms. Bennett’s professional experience spans over 25 years in a range of Washington, DC, institutions including the US House of Representatives, the US Senate, The Washington Campus, and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) under the US Securities and Exchange Commission.  During this time, Ms. Bennett spent nearly ten years on Capitol Hill, working as professional staff member for several House committees and as a senior aide to Senator Richard Bryan (NV). Ms. Bennett then started her government relations career as an Associate Director at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, a regulatory body overseeing auditors of public companies.  Ms. Bennett has also worked as a public affairs television writer, created Washington-based political education programs for business executives, and is a veteran of several congressional and presidential campaigns. She is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University where she majored in Political Science. She is enjoying the adjustment to western life in Ivins, UT, where she spends free time with her husband Doug, works with wild mustangs at Windhorse Relations, and supports the Kayenta Arts Foundation.

Parking Information

Free parking is available directly north of the J. L. Sorenson Physical Education Building (36. PEB on the attached map).  Guests will park here and have time to walk between events. 

Lodging Information

For questions about Cedar City and hotels, visit online resources or contact Jacqueline Russell at SUU - jacquelinerussell@suu.edu

Membership Reminder 

You are a UWHEN member if you are employed by any of the following: Brigham Young University, Dixie State University, LDS Business College, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Salt Lake Community College, Snow College, Southern Utah University, University of Utah, Utah System of Technical Colleges, Utah State University, Utah State University - Eastern (Price), Utah System of Higher Education, Utah Valley University, Weber State University, Western Governors University, and Westminster College. 

Event Photos & Videos 

By attending a UWHEN event, an attendee acknowledges and that photographs and/or videos may be taken. The attendee gives permission for UWHEN to use his or her likeness in photographs and/or videos for events, websites, social media, and other print or digital media.

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Southern Utah University
Sharwan Smith Student Center (Starlight Room)
351 W University Boulevard
Cedar City, UT 84720

Friday, November 3, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (MDT)


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Utah Women in Higher Education Network | uwhen.org

The Utah Women in Higher Education Network (UWHEN; ACE Women's Network - Utah) is part of a national group of networks that carry on the work of the American Council on Education (ACE) Women's Network. UWHEN has chosen to use the ACE Women's Network’s mission as its own, which is to advance women's leadership on campuses through:

IDENTIFYING women leaders.
DEVELOPING their leadership abilities. 
ENCOURAGING the use of those abilities.
ADVANCING women’s careers. 
LINKING them to other women and mentors. 
SUPPORTING women in mid-and executive-level positions

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