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Caffeinated Conversations

RISING 
TOGETHER

A discussion group for women business leaders to grapple with important topics and to take things to the next level in their careers and life. These conversations will take place virtually and in-person at coffee shops throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Members attend free. Non-members pay a nominal fee.

 
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Upcoming Conversations

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Effective Communication

Wednesday, July 20
7:30-9 a.m., Zoom

Jess Lambrecht, Executive Officer, Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement, facilitates Rising Together: Caffeinated Conversation virtually on Zoom. Join us! A lot of women in the workplace still make the mistake of not joining the conversation, and not making their voices heard at the table. Join us as we discuss how we as learn can be powerful communicators who get noticed and make things happen in our organizations and communities. Members are free. Non-members pay a nominal fee. You will receive a Zoom link after registration. 

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Wednesday, August 17
7:30-9 a.m., Jenn's Java, Manitowoc

Jess Lambrecht, Executive Officer, Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement, facilitates Rising Together: Caffeinated Conversation at Jenn's Java, Manitowoc. Join us! Do you feel what you have earned and achieved is a fraud? Is so, you are not alone. In fact, up to 82% of people experience feelings of imposter syndrome. Even Einstein once said that he thought his research got way more attention than he thought it deserved! Connect with us as we discuss how to overcome imposter syndrome and be proud of the work and results you have achieved over your career. Members are free. Non-members pay a nominal fee.

Location: Jenn's Java, 1124 Washington Street, Manitowoc, WI 54220

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Giving Back Makes Better Leaders

Wednesday, September 21
7:30-9 a.m., Whisk Bakery & Coffee, Sheboygan

Jess Lambrecht, Executive Officer, Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement, facilitates Rising Together: Caffeinated Conversation at Whisk Bakery & Coffee, Sheboygan. Join us! As a leader giving back is essential. We can all use our influence and experience to impact others on their road to success. No amount of philanthropy is too small ― big or small, and you as a leader have a difference to make in someone's life. Let's unite and consider how we can give back and empower the next group of leaders. Members are free. Non-members pay a nominal fee.

Location: Whisk Bakery & Coffee, 633 N. 8th Street, Sheboygan, WI 53081

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Confidence Boost

Wednesday, October 19
7:30-9 a.m., The Serving Spoon, Menominee

Jess Lambrecht, Executive Officer, Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement, facilitates Rising Together: Caffeinated Conversation at The Serving Spoon, Menominee. Join us! Do you ever say to yourself, “If only I had more confidence?” Or, "I am afraid I will sound like I don't know what I am talking about?" Join us for a confidence BOOST to make a difference in your workplace as your experience and ideas MATTER! Members are free. Non-members pay a nominal fee.

Location: The Serving Spoon, 821 1st Street, Menominee, MI 49858

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Bringing Authenticity to the Workplace

Wednesday, November 16
7:30-9 a.m., Kavarna Coffeehouse, Green Bay

Jess Lambrecht, Executive Officer, Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement, facilitates Rising Together: Caffeinated Conversation at Kavarna Coffeehouse in Green Bay. Join us! Bringing your real, vulnerable and complex self to work is hard. By being comfortable in yourself, you aren't wasting time and energy monitoring your words and actions. Your workplace environment needs YOU ― your full self complete with quirks, culture, history, perspective and education ― to build a workplace environment that thrives. Members are free. Non-members pay a nominal fee.

Location: Kavarna Coffeehouse, 143 N. Broadway, Green Bay, WI 54303

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Mental Health Challenges in the Workplace

Wednesday, December 14
7:30-9 a.m., Zoom

Jess Lambrecht, Executive Officer, Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement, facilitates Rising Together: Caffeinated Conversation virtually on Zoom. Join us! Women must prioritize mental health on their way to the top. By recognizing and taking care of our personal mental health and mindset, we can be more present and effective in the workplace and at home. We will empower each other with personal intervention and strategies to take care of ourselves first to put our best foot forward. Members are free. Non-members pay a nominal fee. You will receive a Zoom link after registration.

Together, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment. All individuals are welcome to participate in activities, events and programs offered by the Institute for Women’s Leadership.

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Questions or Suggestions?

If you have any questions about our series or would like to suggest a leader or presenter, please contact the Institute for Women's Leadership at institutewl@uwgb.edu.