Navigating Career Transitions

When:  Oct 26, 2023 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  WISE NYC Metro

Align your next chapter with your evolving career interests and aspirations.

Making a career transition to follow your dreams can be both a fulfilling and rewarding journey. Making a career move to do what you love requires careful planning and action.

This virtual lunchtime conversation will discuss how to embrace change while finding your purpose. The session will share practical advice for how to prepare for a successful career transition and evaluate the risk reward associated with change. We will talk about how to set clear goals, how to gain experience, how to position the skills you already have and discuss how your network can play a role in helping you to gain insights, discover opportunities, and access resources.

This Dine + Learn session is a members-only exclusive you won't want to miss!  RSVP For Your Virtual Seat 

The conversation will be led by Michele C. Meyer-Shipp Esq., CEO, Dress for Success® Worldwide. Michele leads the organization's 144 affiliates in 24 countries as it continues its mission to help women achieve economic independence via a suite of services to include job readiness support, professional development resources, coaching and mentorship, and workplace attire.

Michele joined Dress for Success from Major League Baseball, where she served as Chief People & Culture Officer and a senior advisor to the Commissioner as well as leaders across 30 major league baseball teams and multiple Minor League teams.  

Prior to MLB, Michele served as Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at KPMG LLP, where she led initiatives relating to talent recruitment, development, and retention; supported the efforts of leaders across KPMG's 85+ national offices; and managed a portfolio of external strategic partnerships. Prior to that role, she served as Global Chief Diversity Officer for both Prudential Financial and the law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.  Michele spent the first decade of her career practicing employment law in both the private and public sectors, where she advised clients on optimizing talent and implementing equitable workplace initiatives. 

RSVP For Your Virtual Seat 

We look forward to seeing you for lunch - virtually - on October 26th!


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