Women in the Workforce Committee: Gen Y Women At Work
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Morton's The Steakhouse


2501 East Camelback
Phoenix, AZ 85016



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Date: 5/4/2011
Time: 4:00 PM TO 6:00 PM

Event Description:

The Arizona Technology Council's Women in the Workforce Committee was created to provide leadership, mentoring, professional development and networking to women within the Arizona technology and business community.

The May Women in the Workforce Committee event will be a mix of networking and education. Meghan Skiff, director of marketing for management consulting firm Solutions 21, will speak about the women that comprise Generation Y and what sets this demographic apart from the other generations in the workforce.

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By 2025, 75% of the global workforce will be comprised of Generation Y. Gen Y women will play a significant role – already out-earning and receiving higher levels of formal education than their male counterparts. But what do these young women expect out of their lives and careers? Join us for a discussion of how this very determined and motivated demographic approaches the intersection of life, work and family. In this workshop, we will discuss:

  • The demographic shift that is taking place, bringing four generations together in the workplace for the first time in history and changing the role of women in the workplace and in the home.
  • Career expectation of Gen Y women and how you can use this to your advantage to recruit and retain the best talent.
  • Tips to mentor Gen Y women effectively.
  • How Gen Y women define career success.
About the Presenter
Meghan Skiff is the director of marketing at Solutions 21, a management consulting firm that provides strategic planning for small to medium businesses around the globe. Prior to joining Solutions 21, Meghan work at the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance, analyzing the regional and global economies in Southwestern Pennsylvania in order to provide information that enhances the business case for corporate location.

Meghan is a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College (Washington, PA), where she double majored in International Business and German Language & Literature. She is currently pursuing a dual master’s degree at the University of Pittsburgh in International Affairs and Business Administration, which is expected to be completed in May 2011. In addition to her academic pursuits, Meghan remains an active volunteer for Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity, serving on the international organization’s Heritage Committee.

Meghan maintains perspective at an elevation five inches above the ground at her blog, View From Heel, which discusses career, life and learning.

Interested in attending? Please register today!

Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Presentation will begin at 4:30pm. Networking will be between 4:00-4:30pm and 5:30-6:00pm.

Cost: Members, $15 | Non-Members, $30
Includes light appetizers and first glass of wine.

Morton's The Steakhouse - Phoenix
2501 East Camelback
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Space is limited so please register for this event in advance.


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