NeW Professional Development Week

Professional Development Week is a chance for you to receive FREE professional development tips to help you advance in the workplace. Throughout the week, we share professional advice on our social media pages (InstagramLinkedInFacebook, and Twitter) and provide new blog content here on our website with advice from how to say thank you after an interview to establishing routines in a remote job.

2024 Programming

Monday, April 8 at 12:30pm ET – Meaningful Mentorship with Molly Wills, founder and CEO of The Waverly Project

The right mentor can make all the difference in a young woman’s career. Mentorship positively impacts your work productivity, creates lasting relationships (and friendships too!), and helps grow your confidence in navigating your career. But what’s the best way to begin a mentorship relationship? This session will delve into the ins-and-outs of mentorship through different seasons of your personal and professional life.

Tuesday, April 9 at 12:30pm ET – Creating a Fabulous Resume and Cover Letter with Lydia Ocampo, Outreach Manager at Talent Market

Feeling overwhelmed at the prospect of updating your resume? Are you desperately searching for AI generators to craft your perfect cover letter? Join us on April 9 for our session, Creating a Fabulous Resume and Cover Letter, presented by our friends at Talent Market. This presentation is designed for professionals inside and outside the liberty movement. It explains the big picture of the job application process and reviews tips for creating a strong resume and cover letter that will help you land your dream job.

Wednesday, April 10 at 7pm ET – Spring Book Club Meeting

NeW’s Spring Book Club selection is Get Married: Why Americans Must Defy the Elites, Forge Strong Families, and Save Civilization by Professor Brad Wilcox. Join us to discuss the book, relationship culture, and how strong families are good for women both personally and professionally. Grab your copy and chat with other conservative women via Zoom on Wednesday, April 10 at 7pm ET.

Thursday, April 11 at 12:30pm ET – Managing Up and Standing Out with Hadley Heath Manning, Vice President of Policy at the Independent Women’s Forum, Kristin Dobson, National Field Director at Leadership Institute, and Becky Liner, Executive Vice President, The James Madison Institute.

A great manager must be a strong leader—one who inspires confidence with her team and balances competing deadlines and priorities with grace. If you aspire to be in management one day, the best time to start developing those skillsets is right now! In this session we will discuss ways to prepare for your first management role and what it means to “manage up” to your boss. With decades of combined management experience, our panelists will share lessons learned and wisdom from years of leadership.

Friday, April 12 at 12:30pm ET – So You Want to Get a Job in DC? with Kyle Bonnell, Assistant Director for Job Bank and Talent Placement at The Heritage Foundation

If you’re interested in a career in politics, the DMV is the place to be. But do your skillsets align more with a job on the Hill, or K Street? Or even a think tank in Arlington? Join us for a conversation with Kyle Bonnell, Assistant Director for Job Bank and Talent Placement at The Heritage Foundation. With more than a decade of experience in recruitment, he will walk us through the ins and outs for landing your dream job in the district. 

Want to learn more about Professional Development Week or have questions about one of our programs, please contact Alexis Flowers.

Read blogs from Professional Development Week:

On Friday April 14, the Network of enlightened Women hosted Chloe Anagnos, Director of Marketing and Communications for America’s Future, as a part of our 2023 Professional Development Week. In this webinar Chloe Anagnos shared advice to attendees on how to lead with effective communication. 

On Thursday, April 13, NeW hosted a panel conversation with our busy NeW alumnae, Brianna Howard and Sophie Czernicki, on the topic Time Management Strategies That Really Work.  

As part of the NeW Professional Development Week, the Network of enlightened of Women hosted Patti Raush, Vice President of Member Programs at the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors and Co-Founder of Rules of Networking, for a session titled Networking as an Introvert 


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