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Women and Investing

This webinar, led by Nina L. Gunderson, Account Vice President from UBS, will focus on taking control of your future through investing. You will learn about:

-Key investment principles every woman should know.
-What is Wealth Management?
-Financial Planning: including personal and retirement investments 
-Family Financial Planning 
-Understanding investor behavior 
-The Market Environment today 

Hosted by the Corporate and Foundations Group.

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How To Build A Personal Brand With Raving Fans

We invite you to hear from ChihYu Smith, creator of "I Heart Umami," for a conversation on How To Build A Personal Brand With Raving Fans, followed by a short and fun cooking demo! In this session, we will hear how and why ChihYu made her career shift from a former pianist to an entrepreneur. She started a business, "I Heart Umami", from scratch which over 250K people visit every month. ChihYu will also show you how to make flavorful healthy meals easily from her meal planning program - Easy Homemade. 

You can download a sample of her meal plan and a shopping list here 

Hosted by the Office of Gift Planning.

Networking Series

Networking Series: Building a Resume - Focusing on the Body

The second part of Building a Resume will be a working session with Susan Ginsberg O’Sullivan. Look deeper into how to write a structured and interesting resume through the creation or updating of your resume during the presentation. Learn how to persuade an employer to invite you to an interview by targeting your resume to their job search. Create the best structure for years of experience, technology proficiency, languages, and highest achievements. The final product will support these important attributes through evidence included in the resume, providing you with a job-winning document!

Hosted by the Corporate and Foundations Group.

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Women Empowering Women Panel Discussion


Join this lively alumnae panel of top-tier executives in business, communications, education, health, and sciences who have successfully carried St. John’s mission and message into the business and professional community. With these dynamic and poised women sharing their experiences, we encourage you to network and exchange ideas as this Power Hour will have breakout rooms for a more intimate discussion about how women can and have been empowering women!

Dr. Barbara Cozza,
 Professor, Assistant Chairperson, and Program Director for the Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership, in the Department of Administration and Instructional Leadership. 

Crystal Andrews Banks ’04CPS, ’05G, Director of Diversity and Inclusion with Ulta Beauty
Teresa A. Mason, J.D. ’79SVC, ’02HON, Chief of Staff for the Bronx District Attorney’s Office
Kathleen McGovern ’88CBA, ’91L, Partner /Principal in Ernst & Young Forensic & Integrity Services 
Barbara Perry '76NDC, President of Philadelphia Freedom and Partner of Billie Jean King Enterprises
Charlene Prounis ’89MBA, Former CEO Flashpoint Medica Advertising (now DDB Health)
Linda Sanford ’74Ed, ’98HON, Retired Senior Vice President, IBM Corporation