WORKSHOP: Women's Wildlife Conservation Network Workshop: Recruiting Women Natural Resource Leaders
Workshop Goal: Provide professional training to women to better position themselves for leadership
roles in the conservation field.
this highly engaging workshop, recruiters will offer their insights
into the process they use for recruiting conservation leaders and how
women candidates can avoid common
stumbling blocks. Both women and men are encourage to attend.
recruiting leaders will speak specifically to issues that they have
encountered first hand, emphasizing those that are critical to women
wishing to advance in their
field. Examples include the common ways women undersell themselves, how
women can more effectively describe their accomplishments, how to
manage brand (LinkedIn profile, bolstering resume) negotiating equitable
compensation, do’s/don’ts during the interview,
and overall recommendations for how women can empower themselves to be
stronger candidates for leadership roles.
speaker presentations, workshop participants will break into smaller
groups to review and practice the tips and tools presented by the
1:00 p.m. Opening Remarks - Jodi Hilty, Ph. D.,
1;20 p.m. Perspective From Recruiters - Kara Teising,
Partner and Practice Lead, Non-profit & Jackie Mildner,
Isaacson, Miller, Inc.
2:00 p.m. Discussion and Questions with Recruiters - Facilitated by Naomi Edelson,
National Wildlife Federation
2:30 p.m. Overview of Breakout Groups - Recruiters
2:45 p.m. Hands on Breakout Groups; practice and discussion on successful interviewing and negotiation skills - Facilitated by Carolyn Enquist,
3:45 p.m. Discussion on major findings in breakout groups
4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks; opportunity to talk with Recruiters - Facilitated by Jodi Hilty