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Encouraging women to be empowered while improving their self-promotion skills is key to advancing new female leaders.
Advancing Women in Technology (AWT) is excited to announce our next event: #IAmRemarkable
Join us, along with our event host Experian, as we offer an amazing workshop delivered by Google.
You will not want to miss this event!
The #IAmRemarkable initiative was developed by a team of volunteers at Google and it encourages women and other members of underrepresented groups to vocalize their achievements in the work environment and improve their self-promotion skills.
Why It Matters
Although companies have invested heavily in programs to advance female leaders, the number of women in executive roles has not changed significantly in the last decade. Even if women are well represented as middle managers, their numbers drop off when making the jump to VP-level executives.
The #IAmRemarkable team believes that one of the primary hurdles of having women in more leadership positions is overcoming the social norms that stifle self-promotion in women – specifically, vocally expressing their achievements in the work environment.
What It Is
The cornerstone of the #IAmRemarkable initiative is a one hour exercise facilitated by a Google employee and “#IAmRemarkable ambassadors”, which helps organizations achieve two things:
The Science Behind It? Come to the workshop and find out!
Our Google Workshop Leader
Thanks to our event sponsor and host:
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See you there!
 Correll, Shelley, and Caroline Simard Simard. “Research: Vague Feedback Is Holding Women Back.” Harvard Business Review. N.p., 29 Apr. 2016. Web. 22 Feb. 2017.
 Kay, Katty, and Claire Shipman. The confidence code: the science and art of self-assurance–what women should know. New York, NY: HarperBusiness, Harper Collins Publishers, 2014. Print.