Crafting and Communicating Your Personal Brand | CFA Society Victoria, WCM UniConnect & BCIMonday, February 10th 2020
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Crafting and Communicating Your Personal Brand | CFA Society Victoria, WCM UniConnect & BCI
How do you leave a memorable first impression? And what's the best way to maintain long-term relationships gained through networking? Learn tips from industry experts on personal branding strategies and ways to set yourself up for success in your career.
Susan Richardson, an expert in professional coaching and personal branding, will share how to strategically craft and communicate your brand, hone your elevator pitch and effectively promote yourself in the workplace. You will also have the chance to meet and network with industry professionals from WCM, CFA Victoria Society and BCI.
Personal branding is an essential skill in building your professional career. Don’t miss out on this valuable learning and development opportunity.
Note: This event is targeted to female undergraduate and graduate university students. Registrants will receive reading materials prior to the event. This will only be one page and should take 15 minutes of your time. Following the event, participants are invited to access personalized feedback from Susan Richardson.
4:30 pm - Registration
4:40 pm - Keynote Presentation by Susan Richardson
5:40 pm - Industry professionals introductions
5:50 - 6:45 pm - Networking and refreshments
6:45 pm - Closing remarks
***Early registration is recommended. Pre-reading materials will be sent out on Feb. 3, 2020.
Susan Richardson is a passionate and results-focused executive coach, facilitator, and board member with an Executive MBA from Harvard and over 33 years of experience. Susan’s personal mission is to tap into her client’s strengths and inspire them to embrace and excel in purposeful leadership in every facet of their professional and personal life. As Vice President, Susan is a dedicated partner to all of her customers and works closely with them on a regular basis to solve their critical business challenges with proactive solutions that get enduring results, fast.
Susan has had an impressively diverse career built on a strong management foundation with 14 years at IBM and 5 years in two software start-ups which has provided her experience in IT, insurance, finance, and telecom. Through decades of learning and experience, Susan honed her focus on the areas she’s most passionate about — leadership development, emerging leaders, and diversity & change initiatives — all tied together by the common thread of empowerment.
Susan’s drive to enrich the lives of others and empower leaders to be their best selves is a calling that transcends her time in office. As a champion for development, Susan is a frequent traveller to Africa where she shares her life-time of leadership training. When back in Toronto, Susan sits on two not-for-profit boards and is an avid runner and cyclist, having ridden in the Ride to Conquer Cancer for the past 5 years.
About the WCM, CFA Society Victoria, & BCI Event Series
The WCM, CFA Society Victoria and BCI event series is a unique partnership catered to Victoria post-secondary students and professionals. The series provides access to industry and community leaders to provide speaker and professional development opportunities. These events bring together individuals from WCM, CFA Society Victoria, BCI and the Vancouver Island community, offering participants a forum to build and develop new connections and networks.