Our 2019 Women in the Workforce Series as
Katie Schwertz presents…
Strategies for Advancing Your Career
February 22, 2019 | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
If you are just starting your career or if you have been in your position for a while and are wondering what’s next, our first Women in the Workforce event is for you.
Katie Schwertz, a Senior Design Engineer with Edmund Optics, will share real-life strategies she has used to advance her career. She’ll speak about how to evaluate your value in an organization and how to avoid common missteps that early career professionals make.
Topics will include:
- How to build confidence and address things you don’t know
- Strategies to establish yourself in a new company or position
- How to negotiate a raise or promotion
This will be a discussion with the audience and questions will be encouraged.
About our Presenter:
Katie Schwertz is a Senior Design Engineer for Edmund Optics where she is responsible for the rapid development of optical and mechanical designs within the Tucson Design Center. She has a B.S. in Optics from the University of Rochester and an M.S. in Optical Sciences from the University of Arizona. She also holds various volunteer positions within the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) and the Arizona Technology Council advocating for the optics community and gender equity.
3:00 – 3:30pm | Registration
3:30 – 3:45pm | Welcome and Introductions
3:45 – 4:30pm | Katie Schwertz
4:30 – 5:00pm | Reception and Networking
$45 AZTC Members, $55 non-members
*Cost INCLUDES 1 drink at the cocktail reception and appetizers.
Meet Our Sponsors:
Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, with offices worldwide, Hexagon Mining is shaping smart change by helping to connect all parts of a mine with technologies that make sense of data in real time. Hexagon Mining is built on more than a century of expertise and innovation. Driven by professionals for professionals, their solutions are tailored to your needs and delivered on your terms – short term, long term, for the life of your mine.
IBM Tucson is a center of competency for IBM’s Data Storage products. The facility develops a majority of IBM’s storage products, and is home to other IBM organizations as well – including software development, and software and storage support teams. IBM Tucson is proud to be a community partner supporting local Non-Profits such as SARSEF and the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona. Additionally, IBM Tucson supports local academic institutions including the University of Arizona, Pima Community College, and many K-12 schools. In 2018 IBM Tucson was proud to celebrate it’s 40th Anniversary in Tucson, and 70 years of business in our great state of Arizona.
Edmund Optics® (EO) is a leading global supplier of optics, imaging, and photonics technology that has served a variety of markets including Life Sciences, Biomedical, Industrial Inspection, Semiconductor, R&D, and Defense since 1942. EO designs and manufactures a wide array of optical components, multi-element lenses, imaging systems, and optomechanical equipment, while supporting OEM applications with volume production of stock and custom products.
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