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Bentley University Center for Women and Business Presents “M.O.M.: More Opportunities for Mothers”
The Center for Women and Business at Bentley University will once again present a workshop series for mothers who are weighing their career options. “(M.O.M.) More Opportunities for Mothers: Helping Women Professionally Refocus, Reinvent, Reconnect” is designed to assist women who are beginning to make decisions about the next phases of work and life. The five-week series runs on Tuesdays - September 20, October 4, October 18, November 1, and November 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Bentley campus in Waltham. Mass.
Attendees will participate in five workshops that will include:
- Exercises designed to help develop the parameters of the “ideal job”
- Access to leaders in the field of career re-entry
- An intensive brainstorming session with distinguished faculty and members of the business community to target positions and organizations that meet your parameters
- A support group to assist in achieving short- and long-term goals
- A session on leveraging traditional and social media to promote personal brand
Barbara Hyle, director of Bentley Alumni Career Services, will facilitate the first four sessions. Mary Kaye, career coach and founder of Comeback Moms, will facilitate the fifth session, “Establishing Your Professional Identity – How to Leverage Traditional and Social Media to Promote Your Personal Brand.”
Betsy Myers, founding director of the Center for Women and Business, will open the program on September 20. Carol Fishman Cohen, Co-Founder of iRelaunch and co-author of the book Back on the Career Track: A Guide for Stay-At-Home Moms Who Want To Return To Work, will be the keynote speaker on September 20 at 10:30 a.m. Those registered for the program will receive a free copy of her book.
Registration is required and space is limited. For information or to register, visit: http://cwb.bentley.edu/content/more-opportunities-mothers-workshop-series
The workshop is presented by the Bentley Center for Women and Business in conjunction with Alumni Career Services. The Center for Women and Business at Bentley University has as its mission the advancement of shared leadership among women and men throughout the business world and, in particular, the development and retention of women leaders at every stage of their lives.
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