The 30 Second Commercial: Communicating Your Best Self w/ Dr. Michelle Branner
July 13th 12pm - 1pm (Link to view slides)
Join your fellow CWN Members to hear from Michelle Branner, who among many things is a UC Berkeley Extension Professor. This lunch-hour virtual session will include strategies to maximize how you talk about yourself (and your peers). Develop skills to give yourself an edge in introductions and other moments that will boost your ability to brand, market, and celebrate your professional identity. Professor Branner specializes in topics that add to your Power Moves toolbox - this is just one of the many offerings she has for CWN community as we grow together.
CWN Headshot Event
June 21st 11am - 3pm
Ready for your close up? We will next have a photographer available on campus (location TBA) from 11-3pm on Tuesday, June 21st. Come join us for refreshments and fun!
How do you participate? The sign up sheet is available here(link is external), and also includes a waitlist. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org(link sends e-mail) if you have any questions!
CWN Steering Committee: Info Sessions
Session 1: Friday, May 6, 2pm-2:50pm | Zoom link: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/2231336866(link is external)
Session 2: Friday, May 20, 2pm-2:50pm | Zoom link: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/2231336866(link is external)
Love CWN and want to support its growth to serve more and more women leaders at Cal? Join us for a brown bag info session on ways to get involved. The CWN Steering Committee currently has openings in key outreach areas (i.e. Diversity & Advocacy, Communications, and Historian/Recorded). Can't make the session and/or have questions? Please feel free to email us at: email@example.com.
Mindful Self-Compassion with Jane Sperling Wise
Wednesday, April 27, 12-1pm | Zoom link: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/95654825925
Want to bring some self-compassion into your day? Join us for a lunchtime mindful self-compassion workshop where we’ll explore tools for developing a warm-hearted, connected presence that can support us during times of difficulty. Through guided meditations, exercises, and brief discussions, participants will explore practices that evoke self-compassion in daily life. Note: No previous experience with mindfulness or meditation is necessary to attend.
This workshop is hosted by one of our CWN members, Jane Sperling Wise, a trained mindful self-compassion teacher through the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion and the Director of Foundation Operations with the UC Berkeley Foundation.
Making Connections: LinkedIn Workshop with Rebecca Andersen
Monday, January 11, 12-1pm, invite sent directly to Making Connections participants via bCal.
All Making Connections participants are invited to a special interactive LinkedIn workshop - just for you. Make edits during the session to have your profile stand out, gain valuable peer feedback, and have fun! This workshop is designed for those who just created a LinkedIn profile yesterday to seasoned LinkedIn users and everyone in between. Bring your questions and curiosity. The workshop will be hosted by Rebecca Andersen, educator, certified Design Your Life and Wellcoaches career coach, and Senior Director of Student & Alumni Career Development at the School of Information.
Cook-Along with Wellness Program Dietician, Kim Guess
Thursday, January 20, 12-1pm, open to all - see CWN Events bCal for Zoom details.
New year, new healthy recipes! If you want to catch up with your colleagues in a fun and health-minded way, learn useful skills, and eat tasty food, join us for a virtual cook-along on Thursday, January 20th from noon to 1:00 pm. If you’d rather not cook-along, you can prepare the recipes later, or just hang out and socialize via Zoom too. We’ll prepare two simple and nutritious recipes using ingredients that you may already have. The grocery list is provided ahead of the event so you have time to acquire any ingredients you don’t already have on hand. If possible, join the Zoom call 10 minutes early to say hi and gather your ingredients and equipment.