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April 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Y-WE’s annual Career Day allows unique opportunities for girls, young women, and adults to connect with leaders in various professions. This year we will focus on skills building, diverse women’s career stories, values mapping, and visioning. This year’s Virtual Career Day will take place on Saturday, April 23, 2022 from 10AM-3PM on the gather.town platform.
Diverse Careers Panel
During this panel we’ll have the opportunity to hear from several people in diverse careers. We’ll learn about their career trajectories and setbacks, the importance of relationship building in their careers, and how their values inform both the work that they do and their community commitments.
Panelists: Dre Say (organizer at Washington Environmental Council), Charysse Tia Harper (Video Journalist), Melanie Hoshino (Stadium Retail and Events Manager for the Seahawks), Boo Torres (Owner of Tribal Electric LLC)
The Cover Letter & Resume
How do you write a resume when you have no experience? What are cover letters for? In this workshop we’ll learn about the essential components of a strong cover letter and resume. We’ll practice real time writing and engage with some YWE mentors who can help you make a great impression.
Facilitated by Bindu Sudhakaran (Recruiter at Pokemon)
So You Messed Up, Now What? Communication Skills for Resolution
We’ve all been there. You failed the exam, missed the deadline, dropped the ball. Or maybe you just need an extension. Whatever it is, these situations are often anxiety inducing. In this workshop we’ll learn practical strategies for self advocacy, how to communicate for our desired outcome, and how to shift toward resolution when we experience shame or conflict.
Facilitated by Jam Delcambre
In search of the full bodied YES – Values Mapping in for College & Career
When faced with major life choices, it can be stressful to make decisions. How do you choose a college program, internship, or campus? What does it mean to vet a workplace for your values? In this workshop we’ll explore what matters most to each of us and how centering in our values helps us with decision making.
Facilitated by Ashley Morgan (Career Coach)
We’ve Centered in our Values, Now Let’s Vision Together
In collaboration with Y-WE facilitators participants will set goals through the creation of digital vision boards for their futures in school and work.
Facilitated by Rose Waterstone (they/them)