2401 Utah Ave. S.,
Seattle, Washington 98134

The Association for Women in Computing, Puget Sound Chapter (AWC-PS) hosts Your Career, Your Way! 10 Key Attributes of a Successful Career Woman with Lisa Quast, founder of Career Woman, Inc., Wednesday, September 16, at 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Mezza Café, 3rd floor, Starbuck’s Center

Why do so many women say they haven’t achieved their career dreams yet? Because achieving success requires more than luck, more than hard work – it requires a plan. Career coach and author Lisa Quast offers the roadmap to women’s dreams by laying out the Ten Key Attributes of a Successful Career Woman:

•Exudes passion for work, compassion for people
•Maintains professionalism and optimism at all times
•Listens to understand, not reply
•Seeks feedback and constructive criticism
•Proactively seeks solutions to problems
•Holds herself accountable and is self-disciplined
•Is open to new ideas and opinions
•Focuses on a healthy balance between work and her personal life
•Encourages and exemplifies collaborative leadership
•Puts herself first and serves as her own PR agent

Lisa Quast is a career coach, mentor and the founder and president of Career Woman Inc., a Seattle-based international career development consulting company dedicated to helping women achieve career success. She’s an accomplished speaker and career coach, inspiring audiences with her charismatic approach, actionable recommendations and proven methodology.
The author of the book “Your Career, Your Way! Personal Strategies to Achieve Your Career Aspirations,” published in January 2007, Lisa maintains a career blog at her website www.careerwomaninc.com and is a frequent contributor of articles to a variety of publications and online resources, including MoneyWise Women, HR Now, and Working Woman, and has been quoted in related articles for The Wall Street Journal, eHow and others.

Lisa served as a Fortune 500 company executive, and was the youngest winner of the President's Award at Toshiba America Medical Systems, the first female Service Director at Medtronic Physio-Control, and the first female Service Vice President and Executive Vice President of Strategy Planning at Philips Healthcare. Lisa was also honored by the Puget Sound Business Journal as one of the “Top 40 Under 40” business leaders in the greater Seattle area in 2005.

Throughout her career, Lisa has dedicated much of her time to mentoring women and helping them realize their career potential. She has donated hundreds of volunteer hours to Dress for Success and other organizations that help women in the workplace.

Meeting Specifics
Speaker Lisa Quast, Founder and President, Career Woman, Inc.,
Date Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Time 5:30pm-7:00pm: Registration, networking and dinner
7-8:30pm: Presentation, Q&A and networking
Location Starbucks Support Center, Mezza Cafe Conference Room, Third Floor
2401 Utah Ave. S.; Seattle, WA 98134. Free parking in the lot in front of Starbucks/Sears.
Pricing AWC members: $15, PMI members: $25, Non-AWC members: $30.
Registration Register online. Learn more about becoming a member!.

The Association for Women in Computing (AWC) is a national, nonprofit, professional organization for individuals with an interest in information technology. The purpose of the Puget Sound Chapter is to promote awareness on issues affecting women in the computing industry, further the professional development and advancement of women in computing, and encourage women to enter computing as a career.

Official Website: http://www.awcps.org

Added by pollyln1948 on August 7, 2009