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Nancy Wayne Workshops Oct. 20, 2018

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Attend one or both workshops by Dr. Nancy Wayne, Professor of Physiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.  


Saturday, October 20, 2018                    

Great Lakes Room, Palmer Commons

Registration (for one or both workshops) is required. Space is limited. 


10:00 am – 10:30 am     Registration and light continental breakfast

10:30 am – 12:30 pm     Workshop: The Competence/Confidence Conundrum 


1:00 pm – 1:30 pm         Registration and light snacks

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm         Workshop: The Need for Self-Promotion  


The Competence/Confidence Conundrum. Women may have equivalent or higher skills than men, but often lack confidence compared to their male colleagues. This makes women less successful in the workplace, where overconfidence often trumps competence. Workshop objectives include:

  • Understanding the ramifications of gender differences in confidence levels and its impact on career advancement
  • Recognizing the skills at which you excel
  • Identifying ways to promote your skills in order to get recognition

Register here for The Competence/Confidence Conundrum 



The Need for Self-Promotion. Women feel far more uncomfortable promoting themselves than men do, but without self-promotion, accomplished and skilled women will not advance at the rate that they deserve. Workshop objectives include:

  • Learning how and why self-promotion is critical to career advancement
  • Identifying strategies for promoting your work while not appearing self-serving
  • Formulating tactics for building relationships at different levels in your organization – and beyond

Register here for The Need for Self-Promotion


UM Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Program is excited to present this workshop to our science and engineering campus community.


While aimed at postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, interested undergraduates, faculty, and staff are welcome. Funded with a generous donation from Praxair.



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