Monthly Archives: May 2011

May 2011 Chapter Meeting

Promoting Yourself AND Your Career

Marjorie Weingrow
Executive Director, SAGE Scholars Program, UC Berkeley.

When: Thursday, May 26, 2011 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Novartis* , 5400 Hollis St, Building X-310 Emeryville, CA
*Parking and registration directions:  Park at lot located next to Building X, on Hollis St., north of 53rd St.  Check-in at Building X.
Cost:
$5 for members, $10 for non-members.
RSVP: When registering w/ Eventbrite, it will say FREE, but a fee will be collected at the door.
Directions
Why drive alone? Carpool and get to know a friend!

A good education and a great resume are no longer enough for professionals to get ahead. Marjorie Weingrow, as Executive Director of UC Berkeley’s SAGE Scholars Program, works with academically excellent students who are overcoming challenges in their backgrounds. She also coaches professionals in career transition and those focused on achieving leadership positions.  All have ‘excellence’ in common.  Please join us to learn real career advancing steps you should take and discover additional insight guaranteed to propel your career toward  leadership transformation.

After many years considerable professional service in the private and non-profit sector, Marjorie Weingrow came to the UC Berkeley in 1999 and launched the very successful SAGE (Student Achievement Guided by Experience) Scholars Program, a leadership and professional development program. Her work focuses on professional skills development for under-represented students of all majors. She created a career research and professional skills development class at the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.  Marjorie has extensive experience working with leaders in the area of human potential using experiential, rather than traditional theoretical practices.  She has been featured on television’s ABC News, Beyond the Headlines, SF Chronicle and East Bay Business Times.  Marjorie’s passion is working with people to help them excel in their careers in doing the work they love.

Everyone is welcome, including non-scientists and men. If you are not an AWIS member yet, please join us!