Magazine article National Defense

Fall Line-Up Features Diversity of Seminars

Magazine article National Defense

Fall Line-Up Features Diversity of Seminars

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A WID Networking Forum was held on 6 August 1997 at the ADPA/NSIA-sponsored Joint Service Pollution Prevention Conference in San Antonio, Texas. The topic "Climbing the Ladder of Success" drew an audience of more than 100 men and women, and included a panel chaired by Becky Patton, Veda. Each speaker presented a short career synopsis, their most rewarding career highlights, and ended with one piece of career advice for the attendees.

The panel included Pat Rivers and Lt. Col. Roy Solomon, Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Environmental Security; David Price and Catharine CI,rr, Chief of Naval Operations; Jim Wozniak, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps and Becky Patton. The topic lent itself to lively and stimulating discussions of not only of what it takes to get ahead, but how to recognize it when you have gotten there. Another WID Networking Forum is tentatively planned for the ADPA Environmental Symposium in Tampa, Florida, April 6-9, 1998.

The annual new member reception and job fair will be held Tuesday, October 7, 1997 from 5:30-7:30p.m. at Army-Navy Country Club, Arlington, Virginia. Current, prospective, and new members are welcome to attend; spend the evening meeting old friends and making new ones! For further information, call Melissa Ash, Dynamic Systems, at (703)654-4060 or Lauren Heller, Northrop Grumman, at (703)875-8411.

A weekend-long seminar, "Success From The Inside Out" is planned for November 7-9, 1997 at the Greenbrier Resort for WID members and colleagues from the Department of Defense Senior Professional Women's Association. Presentations include Fritzi Serafin, Positive Perceptions, on "Projecting A Positive Image;" Jean Isberg, Executive Coaching for Women, on "Peak Performance for the 21st Century;" Blanche Necessary, Raytheon, on "The Ins and Outs of Corporate Communications;" and Sarah McLaughlin, Renaissance Group, on "Starting and Managing Your Own Business. …

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