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Wahine Forward Virtual Conference


Zoom: Online


Monday, November 16, 2020 at 11:00am -
Friday, November 20, 2020 at 12:00pm


Join the UH Office of Alumni Relations and AAUW Honolulu for Wahine Forward, a virtual career conference offering exclusive career-building knowledge, salary negotiation skills, and personal branding insights to engage, empower and inform the UH alumni wahine community.

The conference will kick off with an introductory presentation from the AAUW Honolulu Work Smart Team. Virtual panels and interactive brown bag events will follow each day to dive deeper into negotiation skills, stories from entrepreneurial womxn and leaders and more.

Conference schedule

Introductory Webinar
Monday, November 16, 2020
11:00 a.m.

Join the AAUW Honolulu Work Smart Team for a webinar discussing salary negation, personal brand building, and more. You must participate in this webinar in order to register for one of the interactive brown bag sessions on Thursday and Friday.

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Entrepreneurial Womxn panel sponsored by Farmer’s Insurance
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
11:00 a.m.

Join moderator and Sr. Executive Director for Alumni Relations, Maile Au for a panel featuring stories, advice and experience from womxn who have founded small businesses, changed their careers, or are innovators in their fields and industries.


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Leading Womxn panel sponsored by Farmer’s Insurance
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
11:00 a.m.

Join moderator and SVP Communications & External Affairs at the Ulupono Initiative, Amy Hennessey for a panel featuring stories, advice and experience from womxn leading their fields and industries, serving in management positions, or holding public-facing positions of influence.


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Brown bag sessions with AAUW Honolulu
Thursday, November 19 or Friday, November 20, 2020
11:00 a.m.

Sign up for an interactive, intimate roundtable with the AAUW team to practice fine-tuning negotiation skills and creating your values statement and personal brand.

Space for the brownbag sessions are limited and require participation in Monday’s webinar. A registration link will be sent at the conclusion of Monday’s webinar to sign up.

Branding Webinar with Hilary Hartling, Ex-Disney Marketing Exec, Brand Strategist & Founder of The Brandpolish Academy
Thursday, November 19, 2020
2:00 p.m.

Join branding expert and UH Mānoa alumna, Hilary Hartling, for a webinar and Q&A focused on creating a clear, cohesive and compelling brand for your new or current small business or venture.

Register online »

All conference events will be provided via Zoom and require registration.

Questions? Please contact the UH Office of Alumni Relations at contact@uhalumni.org.

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