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AWIS Webinar: Personal Re-Branding for Leadership Roles
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Are you ready to move your career to the next level? Are you having difficulty demonstrating your fit for increased levels of responsibility? Do you have the required skills and experience, yet struggle to promote your value and differentiate your talent from others? These represent indicators that it may be time to re-brand! When transitioning from technical roles to leadership and management, how you present your skills becomes even more important than the skills themselves.

9/18/2014
When: 9/18/2014
12:00 PM ET
Presenter: Marquita Qualls, Founder and Principal at Entropia Consulting
Contact: Ric Weibl
703.894.4490


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Personal "Re"Branding for Leadership Roles at Mid-Career
Presenter:  Dr. Marquita Qualls, Founder and Principal at Entropia Consulting
Who Should Attend? Appropriate for all women in STEM

Are you ready to move your career to the next level? Are you having difficulty demonstrating your fit for increased levels of responsibility?  Do you have the required skills and experience, yet struggle to promote your value and differentiate your talent from others? These represent indicators that it may be time to re-brand! When transitioning from technical roles to leadership and management, how you present your skills becomes even more important than the skills themselves.  

This webinar highlights the value of critically evaluating your personal brand.  We will explore signs that it is time to re-brand and show how to use re-branding as a powerful career and professional development strategy.

 

Walk away from this event with a richer understanding of:

  • The importance of intentionally creating one’s professional identity
  • The utility of “branding” ideas in service to professional identity formation
  • How to create a public image of professional identity that serves professional aspirations

 
ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Marquita Qualls, PhD is a scientist, business professional, entrepreneur and a leader.  She possesses the rare combination of a strong technical ability and soft skills which has led to success in both corporate and nonprofit environments.   Her technical side drives an ability to gather perspectives, assess environments, and analyze feedback, yet she understands the human aspects needed to thrive in today’s fast-paced and competitive business environment.

Marquita earned her BS from Tennessee State and a PhD in chemistry from Purdue. Her career spans from the bench to the boardroom.  Experiences at GlaxoSmithKline, as President of NOBCChE, on the boards of the American Chemical Society, the National Academies Board of Chemical Sciences and Technology, and iPraxis, as well as involvement in civic organizations, are the foundation for her consulting and coaching approaches. Marquita has a gift for listening to what’s not being said and asks the probing questions that lead to solutions.

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