2020 Workshop

UWiL at the MA Senate Chamber

March 11, 2020 update: Following guidance related to COVID-19, we have made the decision to cancel the 2020 UWiL workshop. Please contact us with any questions uwil@umass.edu

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Our annual workshop is a highlight of the UWiL program, and it is made possible by the generous sponsorship of Women for UMass and the donations of many individuals. Thank you!

Friday, March 27, 2020

Full schedule (PDF)

All events take place in the Old Chapel unless noted

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM: Check in and Welcome

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Using a Professional Image to Drive Results

2:15 PM - 2:50 PM: Fire Side Chat with Jane Swift

2:50 PM - 4:00 PM: Winding Paths: My Public Service Journey

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM: Networking 101: Mentor and Board Member Introductions

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM: Women in Public Leadership Reception (Campus Center, 11th floor)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM: Women in Public Leadership Dinner (Campus Center, 11th floor)


Saturday, March 28, 2020

Full schedule (PDF)

All events take place in the Old Chapel unless noted

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM: Breakfast Buffet and Networking

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Breakfast Conversation: Working Across the Aisle

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM: Law and Government

11:30 AM - 11:50 AM: Mindfulness Break

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch with UWiL Board of Directors (Blue Wall)

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM: Interviewing and Sound Bites

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM: Making Change: Lobbying, Organizing, and Direct Services

4:10 PM - 5:10 PM: Where Do We Go From Here? A Reflection on the Weekend with UWiL Alums

5:10 PM - 5:30 PM: Closing