Resources for Women in New Jersey

This site is provided as a community service by: The Bergen Community College’s Women’s Institute.

How to Market Yourself/First Impressions

May 6th, 2013 - Posting by webmaster in Events Latest News

The Women’s Institute and United Water Present:
Meet the Experts Mentoring Session: Women Dressing for Success: How to Market Yourself/First Impressions

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Mentor Program is part of the Women’s Institute’s outreach initiative to introduce women to leadership opportunities in the community.

Panel
Treva Spencer-Dupree-United Water
Human Resources-Supervisor of Recruiting

Terri Capparelli-Lord & Taylor
Personal Shopper

Carolyn Curtis-First Impression Style, LLC
Certified Image and Style Consultant

Pamela Etzin-An Eye for Detail
Wardrobe Consultant

Agenda

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Sign-in/Refreshments/Networking
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Panel Presentation
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Mentoring Sessions
(Participants will have the opportunity to speak in small groups with each of our experts)
7:30 pm – 8:00 pm Questions & Answers

Bergen Community College’s Women’s Institute is dedicated to developing the skills and innate abilities of all women who care about taking greater control of their lives. We empower women through the opportunity to build new skills utilizing education and partnerships to become more influential and stronger contributors to the local community.

For more information, please contact:

Andrea Schaffel (201) 493-8975 or aschaffel@bergen.edu
The School of Continuing Education, Corporate & Public Sector Training

Click here to Register online.

 

Women Executives: Bypassing the Glass Ceiling

May 3rd, 2013 - Posting by webmaster in Events Latest News

The Women’s Institute and United Water Present:
Women Executives: Bypassing the Glass Ceiling

Monday, June 17, 2013
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Mentor Program is part of the Women’s Institute’s outreach initiative to introduce women to leadership opportunities in the community.

Agenda

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Sign-in/Refreshments/Networking
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Panel Presentation
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Mentoring Sessions
(Participants will have the opportunity to speak in small groups with each of our experts)
7:30 pm – 8:00 pm Questions & Answers

Bergen Community College’s Women’s Institute is dedicated to developing the skills and innate abilities of all women who care about taking greater control of their lives. We empower women through the opportunity to build new skills utilizing education and partnerships to become more influential and stronger contributors to the local community.

For more information, please contact:

Andrea Schaffel (201) 493-8975 or aschaffel@bergen.edu
The School of Continuing Education, Corporate & Public Sector Training

Click here to Register online.

 

Women and Finances: Managing your money one day at a time

March 6th, 2013 - Posting by webmaster in Events Latest News

The Women’s Institute and United Water Present:
Meet the Experts Mentoring Session
Women in Finances: Managing Your Money One Day at a Time

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Mentor Program is part of the Women’s Institute’s outreach initiative to introduce women to leadership opportunities in the community.

Agenda
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Sign-in/Refreshments
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Panel Presentation
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Mentoring Sessions
(Participants will have the opportunity to speak in small groups with each of our experts)
7:30 pm – 8:00 pm Q & A

Bergen Community College’s Women’s Institute is dedicated to developing the skills and innate abilities of all women who care about taking greater control of their lives. We empower women through the opportunity to build new skills utilizing education and partnerships to become more influential and stronger contributors to the local community.

In the event of inclement weather please call Continuing Education at 201 447-7488 or the college main number at 201 447-7100

School closings are listed on the college website at: www.bergen.edu

For more information, please contact:

Andrea Schaffel (201) 493-8975 or aschaffel@bergen.edu
The School of Continuing Education, Corporate & Public Sector Training

Register online at http://mentoringmarch2013.eventbrite.com/

 

Women in Law: The Ins and Outs/Careers in Legal for Women

November 14th, 2012 - Posting by webmaster in Events Latest News

The Women’s Institute Presents:
Meet the Experts Mentoring Session

“Women in Law: The Ins and Outs/Careers in Legal for Women”

Location:
Bergen Community College
Moses Family Meeting and Training Center/Technology Education Center
400 Paramus Road, TEC 128 E/F, Paramus, New Jersey

Date and time:
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Please register online at http://mentoringnovember2012.eventbrite.com

Panelists:

Susan M. Usatine – Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A.

Nilufer O. DeScherer, Esq. – Archer & Greiner, P.C.

Gail L. Price – Price Meese Shulman & D’Arminio PC

Kelly Ruggiero – United Water Corporate Attorney

Bergen Community College’s Women’s Institute is dedicated to developing the skills and innate abilities of all women who care about taking greater control of their lives.

We empower women with the opportunity to build new skills, utilizing education and partnerships to become more influential and stronger contributors to the local community.

The Mentor Program is part of the Women’s Institute’s outreach initiative to introduce women to leadership opportunities in the community.

Bergen Community College is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation, please contact the Office of Specialized Services at 201-612-5269 or ossevents@bergen.edu

 

It’s Your Time to Shine

August 13th, 2012 - Posting by webmaster in Events Latest News

YWCA Bergen County and

The Women’s Institute at Bergen Community College  present:

 

It’s Your Time to Shine:

A Job Search Workshop

 Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Registration: 6:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion & Break-Out Sessions: 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Location:
Bergen Community College
Moses Family Meeting and Training Center/
Technology Education Center
400 Paramus Road, Paramus NJ

 

Join us for an evening that’s all about helping you

land the job you want … even in this tough economy!

Our panel of experts will share their job search tips, including how to identify great leads, using social media to ramp up your search, and branding yourself with a standout resume. Smallgroup breakout sessions will include individual resume reviews, practicing interview skills, and informal networking.

Panelists:
Cecilia Brennan
Staffing Consultant

Lisa PetersonHuman Resources Consultant

Donna BolesSenior Vice President, Human Resources, Becton Dickinson

Fabrina DerryberryVice President, Human Resources, Stryker Spine

Patricia BonomoloAssistant Director, Human Resources, Bergen Community College

Peggy CollinsFinance Correspondent, Bloomberg News

Michele Brown: President, IntuAction Coaching, LLC

Click here to register

Job Search Event

June 1st, 2012 - Posting by webmaster in Events Latest News

Join YWCA and Bergen Community College’s Women’s Institue for an evening that’s all about helping you land the job you want–even in this tough economy!

Our panel of experts will share their job search tips, including how to identify great leads, using social media to ramp up your search, and branding yourself with a standout resume. Small group breakout sessions will include individual resume reviews, practicing interview skills, and informal networking.

View the event.

Register for the event

Calling All Mamas

April 19th, 2012 - Posting by webmaster in Events Latest News

“What Every Mama Needs To Know About Cord Blood Banking.” 

Friday, May 11, 2012
11 A.M. – Noon (Eastern)
Webinar with Lisa Valastro – wife of “The Cake Boss”
Click here to see the flyer.

Lisa Valastro, wife of America’s favorite TV baker and star of the hit TLC show “Cake Boss,” is a mother of four and has one piece of advice for expectant moms: save your babies’ cord blood!

Find out more when Lisa hosts a pre-Mother’s Day webinar called “What Every Mama Needs To Know About Cord Blood Banking.” You won’t want to miss this informative conversation with cord blood experts.

Find out why she and Buddy saved their children’s cord blood, what company they selected, criteria you need to consider and lots more about the value of these stem cells that will help you make an informed decision.

Sign up at www.cordbloodmamalogue.webex.com.

Click here to read the press release.

Click here to calendar listing.

“What’s Green Got To Do With It?”

April 10th, 2012 - Posting by webmaster in Events Latest News

The Women’s Institute Presents: “What’s Green Got To Do With It?”

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Moses Family Meeting and Training Center, Technology Education Center (TEC 128 E and F)
Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ (Please park in Lot B. (Enter Parking Lot B and proceed past 2 stop signs. The building will be on your left)

Keynote Speaker:
Deirdre Imus

Deirdre Imus, Founder of the site devoted to environmental health, dienviro.org, is President and Founder of The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center™ at Hackensack University Medical Center and Co-founder/Co-director of the Imus Cattle Ranch for Kids with Cancer. She is a New York Times best-selling author and a frequent contributor to FoxNewsHealth.com, Fox Business Channel.

Agenda
12:30 to 1:00 p.m. – Registration

1:00 to 1:30 p.m. – Networking/Tea Refreshments

1:30 to 2:15 p.m. – Deirdre Imus

2:15 to 2:30 p.m. – Q & A

2:30 to 3:00 p.m. – Book Signing

To register, please call the School of Continuing Education at (201) 447-7488 or register online at http://greenteamay2012.eventbrite.com

For additional information, please contact: Andrea Schaffel (201) 493-8975 or aschaffel@bergen.edu

 

Women in Healthcare Mentoring Session

March 28th, 2012 - Posting by webmaster in Events Latest News

The Women’s Institute Presents: Women in Healthcare Professions Mentoring Session

The Women’s Institute is offering the Mentor Program to assist women in their journey to professional and personal growth and success. The Mentor Program is part of the Women’s Institute’s outreach initiative to introduce women to
leadership opportunities in the community.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Moses Family Meeting and Training Center, Technology Education Center (TEC 128 E and F)
Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ (Please park in Lot B)

Panelists:
Ruth E. Nemire, BSPh, PharmD, EdD
Dean and Professor, Medco School of Pharmacy
Fairleigh Dickinson University

Susan Snodgrass, RPh, MD
Sr. Director, Clinical Research, Novartis Oncology

Pamela T. Miller, Esq.
Vice President, Market Strategy & Development, Medco

Nancy Ellson
RN, MSN, APN Coordinator, Holy Name Hospital

Agenda
5:00 to 5:15 p.m. – Sign-in

5:20 to 6:00 p.m. – Panel Presentation

6:05 to 7:00 p.m. – Mentoring Sessions (Participants will have the opportunity to speak in small groups with each of our experts).

7:00 to 7:30 p.m. – Networking

To register, please call the School of Continuing Education at (201) 447-7488 or register online at http://mentoringapril2012.eventbrite.com

Admission is free but seating is limited. Registration will be open until
April 15, 2012.

 

Finale Celebration

March 16th, 2012 - Posting by webmaster in Events Latest News

The Women’s Institute Presents:

Meet the Experts Mentoring Session Finale Celebration
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m

You are cordially invited to attend the finale celebration of “Meet the Experts Mentoring Session.”

Network with past and future mentor panelists to celebrate the progress of the Women’s Institute.

Attendees will have an opportunity to meet members of the community and enhance their skills and interests.

Location:
Bergen Community College
The Moses Family Meeting and Training Center/ Technology Education Center
400 Paramus Road
Paramus New Jersey – (use parking lot B)

To register, please call the School of Continuing Education at (201) 447-7488 or click here to register online at

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The Women’s Institute offers the Mentor Program to assist women in their journey to professional and personal growth and success. The Mentor Program is part of the Women’s Institute’s outreach initiative to introduce women to leadership opportunities in the community. Experienced volunteer professionals serve as mentors in a monthly series of two-hour mentoring sessions offered free of charge on the College’s main campus in Paramus.

For more information, please contact Andrea Schaffel  at (201) 493-8975 or aschaffel@bergen.edu

The School of Continuing Education, Corporate & Public Sector Training