WIMSE Events: Negotiation for Women in STEM

March 18, 2023

The UConn School of Engineering along with JLLA, WIMSE and the Women's Center would like to announce two workshops dedicated to understanding how to negotiate for women in STEM. Both workshops will take place on Tuesday, March 28. Location TBD.

Negotiating Up and Down for Women Faculty in STEM will take place from 10:30am to 12pm. Women faculty members may attend to learn how to:

  • Gain support for ideas and projects
  • Negotiate for space and resources
  • Navigate department dynamics
  • Negotiate salaries / raises

Effective Negotiation for Graduate Students in STEM will take place from 2:30pm to 4pm. Women graduate students may attend to learn how to:

  • Negotiate salaries and raises
  • Get more support for projects
  • Navigate through gender and cultural impact on negotiations
  • Achieve better results

Both workshops will feature guest speaker Israela Adah Brill-Cass. Israela is CFO and Founder of Fixerrr and a negotiation and conflict resolution professional with over 20 years of experience. She has represented clients and taught negotiation at Harvard, Tufts, MIT, the America Bar Association and the Mass. Trial Courts. Israela currently serves as Ombuds for Wesleyan and Clark Universities and The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. She is also the Senior Affiliated Faculty in the Communications Studies at Emerson College.

Visit fixerr.com for more information on Israela.

RSVP now by scanning the QR codes on the posters. We hope to see you there!