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UPCOMING EVENTS

For women in tech-related careers who are Unstoppable in their careers and lives! 

How to Attract More Job Opportunities:
Write Your Ideal Job Description First

Free Webinar

Dates and Times:

Saturday, January 15 – 9:00 AM CT
Thursday, January 20 – 11:00 AM CT
Monday, January 27 – 7:00 PM CT

Location:  Online event

The Topic

Write your way to the right job.

No traction on your job search? Tired of molding yourself into a company’s job description? Job search causing you stress and worry?

Turn your job search upside down by crafting a job description that reflects who you are and what you want. This free, live webinar is designed exclusively for women in tech or tech-adjacent roles who want more ease in their job search.

With more than two decades of tech recruiting experience, InspiHER Tech founder and CEO Laurie Swanson reveals how to create the 3 essential parts of your ideal job description that aligns with what you are good at, what you like to do, in a company you believe in.

Attract the job opportunities you REALLY want.

PLUS: Ask any and all questions at the end! 

In this FREE 60-minute webinar, learn:

  • How to write the 3 essential parts of your ideal job description
  • Shifting from Grasping Energy to Island Energy for job search success
  • The power of being specific
  • A no-fail strategy for digging deep for clear answers

Option 1:

Saturday, January 15

9:00 am CT

Option 2:

Thursday, January 20

11:00 am CT

Option 3:

Monday, January 24

7:00 pm CT

The Unstoppable Series

Build Your Closet, Build Your Confidence

Date: Tuesday, February 8
Time: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm CST
Location:  Zoom Call, FREE Virtual “IT” Community event

Moderator: Laurie Swanson

You don’t have to read Vogue or follow IG fashionistas to look good and feel powerful. In the February Unstoppable, we’ll explore how to find your lowest risk morpha type (hint: are you an apple, pear, kiwi, or ?), discover the courage to look at your wardrobe with fresh eyes and build around the clothes for a more powerful you. 

Make 2022 your year to feel fantastic from head to toe.

Key takeaways:

  • Save time and effort on your decision-making each morning
  • Learn about the key connection between looking good and looking great based on body shape
  • Get shortcuts and cheats to finding your personal style
  • Explore the “digital” you vs. the IRL you
  • Learn the fascinating connection between fashion impact on sustainability

Panelists: 

Kate Schaefer, Faculty, Columbia College, Chicago Fashion Studies department 

Kate Schaefer is a full-time faculty member in the Fashion Studies department at Columbia College Chicago. Prior to teaching, she worked throughout the fashion industry, including roles in visual merchandising for Nordstrom, Coach and Mark Shale, wholesale sales, retail events and promotions, and promotional marketing. She has spoken at national and international conferences, contributed to fashion publications, and authored the textbook Swipe, Scan, Shop: Interactive Visual Merchandising. 

Kate received her Masters in Business Administration from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and B.A. from Indiana University.

1

Dana Todd, CEO and Founder Balodana

Dana Todd is a 3-time founder, recovering CMO, and digital innovation pioneer with 20+ years making digital experiences for humans, including a patent for SEO technology. In 2019 she launched Balodana, the first multi-brand marketplace that is exclusively women’s made-to-measure clothing. Balodana brings the skills of independent tailors and designers worldwide to US consumers who want to nail the art of the first impression. Women feel transformed, confident and beautiful in custom-made clothing – it affects them on an emotional level like no other clothing purchase.

Dana became obsessed with custom clothing first as a means of delivering body fit and unique style, and then as a means to reduce wasteful garment production worldwide by scaling on-demand manufacturing. She is committed to accelerating innovation and collaboration in the fashion and garment production industry. She is a frequent speaker at global digital events and on fashion tech panels.

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Ask Me Anything: Technical Recruiter Edition

Co-hosted by General Assembly and InspiHER Tech

Date: Thursday, March 10
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm CT
Location:  Online event

Hosted by Laurie Swanson, Career Sherpa, InspiHER Tech CEO and Founder

In this session of Ask Me Anything: Technical Recruiter Edition, you will hear from seasoned technical recruiters on the ins and outs of how to get your job application noticed by hiring companies. In this session, we will discuss:

 

  • How to prepare for coding interviews
  • What top companies are really looking for in job applicants
  • How to answer tough programming and algorithm problems

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