Teaching Practical Skills to Empower Students for a Lifetime.
The Athena Center offers 10 exciting workshops this semester - free and open to all Barnard students. Based on our Athena CORE10©, the Leadership Labs are unique to Barnard and gives students that extra edge for success.
Workshops are designed to help you be a compelling speaker, persuasive negotiator and more prepared for leadership success in your personal, academic, and professional endeavors.
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Thank you for those who attended this semester's workshops. Be on the lookout here for Spring 2015 workshops!
View Past Workshops by Date HERE.
Fall 2015 Workshops by CORE10 Competency
You may register for any four workshops a semester.
WHO DO YOU WANT TO BE? WHERE DO YOU WANT TO GO?
Explore your aspirations and identify your life goals by crafting your personal mission.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Jennifer Dziura, Founder, GetBullish, an organization that provides business and career advice to young women and offers an annual conference in Miami.
ALL SLIDES ASIDE: COMMUNICATING BEYOND POWERPOINT AT WORK, ON PROJECTS, AND WITH PEERS
Communicate beyond the content of a PowerPoint - from being put on the spot to recovering after being interrupted, you will learn how to confidently assert yourself when communicating.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Holley Murchison is the Founder, Principal Consultant & Strategist at Oratory Glory, a communication consultancy collaborating across education, food, music and tech. With a background in instruction, (radio) hosting and youth engagement, she loves tapping into her INFJ-ness to create memorable learning experiences.
THE POWER OF STORY
Refine how you tell your story - in class, when job searching and when interviewing.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Nancy Goldman, EdD who combines experience working with entertainment industry leaders and doctoral studies in adult learning to use storytelling to foster clarity, connection and change.
ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT: HOW TO GET IT AND USE IT. LET'S GO!
CORE10: Entrepreneurial Spirit
The Entrepreneurial Spirit will be useful for creating and effectively communicating your big (or small) idea and then making it happen - from a woman invested in helping other women "know what to know." Come learn proven strategies!
Monday, October 5, 2015
Jeanne M. Sullivan is a long-time venture capital investor and the Co-Founder of StarVest Partners, a NYC-based Fund and also a fierce advocate for women entrepreneurs; serving as an Athena Distinguished Fellow at Barnard, funding high-growth women-founded companies on the Board of Trustees of Astia, and promoting STEM for girls and women through board membership at the NY Hall of Science.
STORYTELLING (THROUGH COMEDY): A SKILL FOR BUSINESS AND LIFE
CORE10: Entrepreneurial Spirit
This workshop is for anyone interested in conveying their passion to an audience. Beyond that, who doesn't love the opportunity to practice incorporating comedy and performance to hold the attention of an audience?
Monday, October 19, 2015
Michaela Murphy, writer, communications consultant and entrepreneur, who as a storyteller has been featured on NPR, The Moth Radio Hour, TEDx, and at the White House. She has co-founded several startup including, most recently, eProvStudio, a business platform promoting multigenerational entrepreneurship.
FINANCIAL SUCCESS: IT DOESN'T START IN YOUR WALLET
Discuss the math & emotions of money if you really want to feel confident, in control, and independent - the first stage of adjusting your financial behaviors...all without drilling too deep into the numbers!
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Jacquette Timmons, a financial behaviorist who helps people identify the underlying behaviors and beliefs that shape their financial future. As Founder of Sterling Investments Management, she coaches, teaches, speaks and writes on creative solutions to common financial problems for everyone from the middle class to the 1%.
DON'T FEAR FEEDBACK! INSTEAD, TAKE THE REINS TO NAVIGATE YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS
Learn to appreciate useful feedback, how to develop a thoughtful game plan to elicit it, and how to incorporate feedback to stay motivated and achieve your goals.
Monday, October 12, 2015
Nalini Saxena, a Barnard alum and founder of Elicit Consulting, an integrated consulting collective specializing in strategy and executive coaching. Nalini earned her BA in Neuroscience & Behavior from Barnard, her MBA in Strategy, Leadership & Ethics, and Brand Marketing from Duke University and has received accredited training in coaching from Harvard Medical School and Leading Brains.
KEEP YOUR $20s IN YOUR 20s
Proactively approach your finances, starting today. Don’t just survive your 20s, thrive!
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Galia Gichon, Founder, “Down to Earth Finance” which offers individual sessions and seminars to address personal financial needs and concerns.
NEGOTIATE WHAT YOU'RE WORTH (FOR SENIORS ONLY)
Salary negotiation for seniors – do better financially in your first job!
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Caroline Ceniza-Levine, co-founder, SixFigureStart, a career coaching firm that offers tactical, market-based career coaching to help people build fulfilling and financially rewarding careers.
WHAT ARE YOU GOOD AT? WHAT DO YOU LOVE?
Build your strengths, rather than “fix” your “faults.”
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Dr. Ann Marie Klotz, Dean for Campus Life and Chief Student Affairs Officer on the Manhattan campus of the New York Institute of Technology.
Please note: Space for this workshop is limited. The Strengths Finder survey must be taken and completed before the session. The survey code has a cost but will be provided free of charge to students who register and confirm they are available to attend.
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