MINI WORKSHOPS 3:30 P.M.- 5:00 P.M.
CONFLICT RESOLUTION (Part 2):
Elements of Effective Communication
Caryn Bills-Windt, Dispute Resolution
Services and William Jones, Library
Need an opportunity to practice what you
have learned from today or past conflict resolution workshops? Part 2 will build
on the content of the first session. Participants will explore elements of effective
communication through a series of role-plays that are designed to provide insight
into the different ways individuals interact with each other in competitive situations.
This workshop will conclude with a discussion of fundamental principles of negotiation
and describing techniques for achieving win-win situations.
THE CHALLENGES OF MOTHERHOOD & CAREER
Nipa Shah, M.D., Department
of Family Medicine
This workshop will cover the basics of time management,
while focusing on special issues with managing the challenges of motherhood and
a demanding career. Participants will learn coping mechanisms as well as avenues
for sharing personal experiences and balancing demands of being a working mother.
OURSELVES THROUGH SERVING OTHERS: WOMEN IN PHILANTHROPY
Nancy J. Cohen,
College of Engineering
Women are more likely than men to participate in volunteer
activities, leading men 62% to 49% (1998). Women, as volunteers and donors, are
often giving more than they recognize, and chronically undervalue what they give.
This workshop will allow participants to conduct a personal assessment of themselves,
in order to recognize and value the power of their contributions. What is important
to women as donors will also be discussed.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: WHAT WOMEN NEED TO KNOW IN TODAY'S MARKET
Allen Weintraub and Jim Connelly, Northwestern Mutual
This workshop will cover the nuts and bolts of the six key
areas of financial management specific to women. Cash management, risk management,
investment planning in today's volatile market, tax planning, and retirement planning
will be covered.
ONLINE WOMEN'S NETWORK (O.W.N.): E-WORKSHOPS
Welch, UIC Great Cities Institute
Are you too busy to get to a workshop? Don't
know where to get information? Do you find yourself isolated form other women
on campus? OWN e-workshops were created as a virtual networking and educational
tool for UIC women. Participants will be introduced to how to utilize the power
and convenience of online learning and will be able to view the online classroom.
Computer phobic? No problem! No special software or computer training is needed
to participate in this great opportunity.
WHAT, YOU DON'T HAVE A PORTFOLIO
Kathy Battee-Freeman, Office of Career Services
are preparing for your yearly performance review (EDP) or leaving UIC because
of budget cuts, a Career Portfolio can be a powerful tool. In this workshop, you
will learn how a portfolio is different from a resume, how it can be useful for
you, and the basics needed to begin developing your own Career Portfolio.
OF WISDOM/ WORDS THAT GUIDE US
Liz Keys and Emily Althaus, M.A., Counseling
This workshop focuses on "words of wisdom," and the inspiration
people take from them. Participants will have the opportunity to share personal
experiences where words have been inspiring or helpful, as well as share their
own words of wisdom that might be helpful for others. This workshop will conclude
with how words of wisdom can continue to have a positive impact both in their
own lives and in giving back to others.