Announcing the Unstoppable Series:

People often talk about the concept of power, but what does this word really mean for Women in Tech? Do we want more power? Do we already have it? How do we measure power? The Unstoppable Series explores the formidable trio of influence, opportunity and power and how they can make us Unstoppable as women in the technology field. Moderated by CEO and Founder Laurie Swanson, this series is brought to you by InspiHER Tech and the InspiHER Tech (IT) Community, a member-based group where Women in Tech create Careers + Lives they love.

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The Unstoppable Series: On a Tactical Approach to a Strategic Career

Exploring Influence, Opportunity & Power for Women in Tech

Event Details:

Date:  Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Time:  3:30pm – 5:00 pm CST

Location:  Zoom Call, FREE Virtual “IT” Community Event

Speaker: Patricia Gavino, Sr Director, State, Local Government and Education, (SLED) Solutions Engineering

Perfect for the month of love, we’re unpacking a Career + Life YOU love as you position yourself for that next big promotion or career move. The secret? Career strategy. Many of us are tactical in our work. We have to be to get things done. However, this can stand in the way of seeing how we add real value to the company. Here lies the energy (and evidence!) to move us forward. New year, new strategy. Let’s go!

Whether it’s the BIG promotion, cycling cross country to write your book or consulting half the year and visiting the grandkids the rest of time, The Unstoppable Series: On a Tactical Approach to a Strategic Career is an amazing conversation you will not want to miss.

Your takeaways:

  • Learn the secrets to achieving 3x your performance impact
  • Find why formal training alone can actually hold you back
  • Go deep on your #1 career strategy tool: Career Direction
  • Discover the top 10 things to be daringly strategic

Meet your speaker: Patricia Gavino, Sr Director, State, Local Government and Education, (SLED) Solutions Engineering

Patricia Gavino leads the U.S. SLED Solutions Engineering team for VMware, a public software company that reached $8.97 billion in 2018. Patricia has the “golden touch” when it comes to growing and scaling business goals. She joined the company’s Professional Services organization in 2009, moving into Solution Engineering in 2016. She has managed the Central Region, the U.S. Enterprise and Inside Solution Engineering teams.

These days, she’s leading GTM alignment of specialist and pre-sales field teams and mapping out killer sales strategy across five vertical submarkets. Patricia clearly sits in the driver’s seat as she InspiHER‘s new opportunities for VMware and her own career. Her nearly four decades of leadership positions span tech roles in industries like utility, healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, insurance, consulting, software and start-up companies. Her professional background includes BEA, Oracle, Baxter Healthcare, Scient, Ameritech and Consumers Energy.

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IT Community Meeting – Q&A

Event Details:

Date:  Saturday, February 23, 2021
Time:  9:00 am – 10:30 am CT
Location:  Zoom Call, Free Virtual Event

Topic: Q&A

Moderator: Laurie Swanson, CEO and Founder of InspiHER Tech

What are you struggling with? Do you have a career challenge? Looking for a new opportunity and need advice? Have questions about our latest topic? How can we help and support you?

This group is about finding answers, direction and support. We are here to help you find a Career + Life you love!

Get access by joining the “IT” Community HERE

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The Unstoppable Series: On Presence

Exploring Influence, Opportunity & Power for Women in Tech

Event Details:

Date: March 2, 2021

Time: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm CST

Location: Zoom Call, FREE Virtual “IT” Community event


Speaker: Heather H. Bennett, author of Fun and Fulfilling Careers One Question at a Time: A Step-by-Step Guide to Thriving in Your Personal and Professional Life

What’s your personal brand? Does it set you apart? When you’re in a meeting, do people clearly “see” your values and style? What impression do you leave as a leader? All of this is “presence.” The good news: you control how people perceive you. So, be Unstoppable and tap into your power center: your presence.

Your takeaways:

  • Define your presence – so others don’t define it first.
  • Inspiring confidence with your presence
  • The secrets to building presence
  • Three communication skills you must have to “amplify” your presence

Heather H. Bennett is an author, marketing strategist and personal brand coach. She has created standout digital communication and social media strategies for companies like Alberto Culver and Kraft Foods Group. Heather stepped into the co-host role with Oprah magazine insider, Amy Boyle. The topic? Personal branding based on Heather’s workbook: Personal Branding for Fulfillment in Life Work & Play. Heather makes marketing, branding and social media a career catalyst for individuals and an achievable marketing metric for company founders.

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