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Top Area Leaders Advise on How to Maximize Success in 2021 & Beyond



The Capital District Women’s Employment & Resource Center (WERC) is hosting a highly interactive virtual event on June 8, 2021 from 5:00p to 6:00pm via Zoom. Top area leaders and executive coaches will moderate breakout rooms to advise and coach attendees on how to maximize their success in 2021 and beyond.

Coaches to include:

Karen Carpenter Palumbo, President & CEO, Vanderheyden
Miriam Dushane, Managing Partner, Alaant Workforce Solutions
Paula Heller, Co – Owner, Averill Park Liquor Store / HR Consultant
Kelly Klopfer, Principal, ENVISION Architects
Theresa Marangas, Attorney & Life Coach
Rose Miller, President, Pinnacle Human Resources
Terry Nawrot, COO, Insightpath
Margo Rudzinski, Senior VP, Envirospec Engineering/ MJK Strategies
Marie Schnitzer, Lead Project Manager, National Grid

Miriam Dushane, Managing Partner at Alaant Workforce Solutions says, “This event will help women build their professional network, their constellation, which is critical to success and I’m excited to lead a breakout session...”

This is WERC’s 13th annual First Impressions Second Chances networking event which will also consist of a clothing drive, updates on what WERC has been up to this past year, an opportunity to network with the WERC Constellation, stories of WERC student empowerment, and multiple chances to win wonderful prizes donated by local businesses.

Attendee donation is $25 per person. 100% of donations go to supporting the mission of WERC - advancing women's success in the workplace by building their economic and personal independence. You can register now on their website: www.cdwerc.org/events

Without WERC’s generous sponsors and donors this event would not be possible. They would like to share their deepest gratitude to them all. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Elizabeth Miller Guthier (518)225-3131 before June 2, 2021 to be included in event materials.

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