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Career Development – #IamRemarkable
January 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
We are excited to invite you to attend the #IamRemarkable workshop.
#IamRemarkable is a Google initiative empowering women and underrepresented groups to speak openly about their accomplishments in the workplace and beyond, there by breaking modesty norms and glass ceilings. Learn more at https://iamremarkable.withgoogle.com/
In this interactive session, you will participate in group discussions and exercises to develop the confidence and skills to promote yourself effectively. During the 90 min #IamRemarkable workshop we will:
- Share data and research regarding self promotion and unconscious bias
- Go through the main exercise to help you articulate your achievements and practice self promotion
- Have a discussion and share take home exercises
Kristin Ward Diaz, #IamRemarkable Certified Volunteer Facilitator
Kristin joined the Government of Alberta in 2012. She has deep experience with nonprofit sector capacity building, public engagement and facilitation from her time with the Community Development Unit in the Ministry of Culture. She is particularly proud of supporting the launch of the Charitable Giving Matching Donation Program that leveraged 7 million dollars in charitable donations to support struggling Albertans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. She recently completed a six month secondment at Alberta Health Emergency Operations Centre in the Stakeholder Relations Section and in July 2021 she achieved a career milestone when she was appointed to a Director role with the Government of Alberta.
Kristin grew up on a mixed farm in west central Saskatchewan, is a first generation professional, is mom to 4 year old Mateo and her partner hails from Guatemala. Kristin’s superstar strengths include program and policy design, facilitation, inclusive community development, stakeholder and public engagement. She helps organizations and people see possibilities, and enjoys mentoring and supporting women and underrepresented groups across all levels of public service to reach their full potential. Kristin speaks Spanish, holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration and is an active #IamRemarkable facilitator.
Founded in 2001, Women In Leadership Foundation (WIL) delivers inspirational programs that bring women together to collaborate in the development of their leadership skills & creates positive change in the future of women’s leadership.
Learn more at womeninleadership.ca.