Women in Big Data hosted Alison Vorsatz, Senior Enterprise Director at Fairygodboss, the largest career community for women, to cover “How to be promotable in everything you do.” The live online event was held on September 23, 2020. We had a great number of attendees with a lot of interest in the topic.
Alison discussed how to advocate for yourself in the workplace. It’s more important than ever to think deliberately about how to advocate for yourself in a virtual working world. Alison discussed four key steps you can take to build your personal brand and relationships, and how to excel in your performance.
On seizing opportunities to shine, she discussed four key points:
On the topic of developing your brand, she noted:
On the topic of knowing the players, she advised:
And lastly, on the topic of getting on the bench, Alison covered:
Alison closed the discussion with a brief look at Fairy God Boss, the largest career community for women and free services being offered for women.
About the Presenter
Alison Vorsatz is the Senior Enterprise Director at Fairygodboss. She empowers companies to promote their commitment to gender diversity, to transform their culture, to attract top female talent, and to move the dial in their diversity initiatives. Before Fairygodboss, Alison spent the majority of her career between the San Francisco Bay Area and Manhattan in the Fortune 15 tech world. In 2016 Alison left her career as a Managing Partner at Verizon Communications to develop and lead a female empowerment program across East and Southern Africa. While in Africa, she became a catalyst for breaking down barriers set by society, and discovered that empowering women to have the equality, success, independence, and fulfillment they deserved was her purpose. In addition to her dynamic professional life, Alison is an athlete who has represented the USA, a world traveler to over 75 countries, and an avid philanthropist. Alison holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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