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NETWORKING: Empower DC | Women's Leadership Development and Networking

  • AAUW National Headquarters 1310 L Street NW Washington DC 20005 (map)

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Nationwide, women are fed up with the gender leadership gap and gender pay gap. The good news: we’re taking action to break the status quo and lift up all women until gender equity become reality.

About Empower DC
Join AAUW for Empower DC, an event to provide women with the leadership skills and networking opportunities necessary to succeed in their careers.

We’ll kick off the evening with words of wisdom from a local leader, break into an intensive one-hour professional development workshop, and close out our evening networking with more than 50 professional women over drinks.

6:00 – 6:30 pm: Check-in and light refreshments

6:30 – 6:50 pm: Welcome and Keynote

7:00 – 8:00 pm: Breakout session (choose one)

8:15 – 9:00 pm: Networking and drinks 

Participants can choose to attend either breakout session:

  • Reframing Leadership: In this one-hour session, we'll guide you through reflections and exercises to help you rethink what it means to be a leader and develop your leadership vision and action plan. By the end of this workshop, you'll walk away with an increased confidence in your leadership strengths and abilities and tangible next steps to help you get ahead in your career.

  • Salary Negotiation 101: Anxious about negotiating your salary? In this one-hour AAUW Work Smart workshop, you’ll learn the basics of negotiating your salary and benefits for your new job, or a raise and promotion at your current job. By the end of this workshop, you’ll be equipped with the skills to successfully and confidentially negotiate for what you’re worth.

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