WBC: Asking a friend…How do I Champion Myself?

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (EDT)


The Capital Region Chamber Women’s Business Council presents: Asking for a Friend...How to Champion Yourself. This interactive discussion is designed to help you advocate for yourself when you feel stuck professionally. Our experienced panelists will share valuable advice and tools to help you increase confidence, overcome professional roadblocks, and better position yourself. During our "asking for a friend" Q & A, our volunteers will anonymously ask pre-submitted questions, to help you prepare for challenging situations or you may ask a question during the event. Don't miss this opportunity to gain invaluable insights from employers and equip yourself with the tools you need to champion your career!


Shanna Thouin, Director of Sales, Bestpass, Inc. 


Nicole Dama, Office and Communications Manager, National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals

Katie Decker, SVP of People & Culture, CDPHP

Patty Fusco, CEO, Fusco Personnel

Maureen O’Brien, President & CEO, NYS Industries for the Disabled (NYSID)

If you would like one of our volunteers to “ask for a friend” during the program, confidentially on your behalf, please send your question to kdiesel@firstcolumbia.com.

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Century House
997 New Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110 United States
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Alicia Perez Osur
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Tuesday, September 12, 2023 (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (EDT)

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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