Wednesday, January 11, 2012

YWCA Update

The 22nd annual YWCA Women's Leadership Program begins on March 6th, 2012, and runs for eight consecutive Tuesday evenings, ending on April 24th, 2012.

The Women's Leadership Program is designed to help women discover and develop the qualities and skills that they need to be effective leaders in the workplace and in the community.  The eight-week program, open to fifty women each year, challenges women to examine not  only their skills, but their attitudes about themselves and their willingness to accept the challenges and risks that come with leadership.

Topics for this year's program include the following:

Ø  Personal Strengths Assessment

Ø  Strategies for Personal Leadership

Ø  Harness the Power of Your Emotional Intelligence

Ø  Communicate or Die: Answers to Four Questions that May Help you Save Your Personal and Professional Life

Ø  Steps to Become a Recognized Leader

Ø  Tips for Effective Negotiations

Ø  A Conversation with Leaders- Panel Discussion

Ø  The Leader in You: Finding Inspiration

Applications can be submitted online at <>  .  The deadline for applications is January 31, 2012 and participants will be notified of their acceptance status by mid-February, 2012.

For additional information, contact Lillian Perez at 884-7810 ext.112 or Janet Marcotte at 884-7810, ext. 103.