Women in SETT Leadership Program: the WISE NL Connection

WISE NL is pleased to offer the  “Becoming Leaders: An Introduction to Leadership Skills and Strategies” workshop January 24, 2015. “Becoming Leaders” is the introductory module of the WinSETT Centre’s comprehensive Women in SETT Leadership Program.These professional development modules are designed for early- to mid-career female engineers, scientists and technologists. Senior students with professional work term experience will also benefit.

Comments from previous attendees of “Becoming Leaders”:
“It was great to hear from women in leadership roles – very inspirational”
“… presenters were amazing – one of the best presentations I have ever attended”
“I liked the workshop a lot.  It helped me to develop more confidence in my future”
“Thank you for making me feel that I am not alone :)”
“I normally don’t like workshops, but this one was awesome.”

The full day event combines presentation of information, sharing of experiences of leaders in science and engineering sectors, and the active engagement of participants in exercises and discussion to:

  • Increase awareness of factors that influence career and leadership success
  • Gain confidence in making career and leadership development choices
  • Share and acquire useful tips and strategies
  • Develop a preliminary action plan to advance personal leadership potential
  • Network with other women with a variety of experiences in SETT sectors

Guest speakers

  • Kim Keating, Director of Projects at GJ Cahill & Company Limited and Senior Vice-Chair of the St. John’s Board of Trade
  • Lori Hogan, Project Manager, OmOptics AIF Project, Memorial University
The cost for this workshop, valued at $300, is available to WISE NL members for $30 and $60 for non-members. Lunch and nutrition breaks are provided. Attendance is limited to 25 women. Registration closes on January 18, 2015. 

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