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Networking: Art, Practice and Motivation

WIST First Friday Forum
Women in Science and Technology (WIST) Program Office
October 4, 2013 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Building 240, Room 1407
The next WIST Friday Forum will feature a special panel of senior Argonne Leadership.

Ann Schlenker (ES), Matt Howard (CEPA), Kirsten Laurin-Kovitz (NE) and John Quintana (OTD).

What is networking? Why networking? And when is it useful in one’s career, or life? How do we enhance our networking skills and opportunities? Is it important to participate in Academic Societies and Committees, and why?

Experts say that one’s network needs a coach, a mentor, an insider, a trendsetter and many other functions. How is a network different from an old boys club? This panel, featuring Argonne leaders, will discuss the strategic task of building a support network as a two-way system to build synergies, collaborations, career opportunities and a tool to stay sane in this fast paced work environment.