Breaking Down Barriers- Finding and Negotiating Flexibility in Your Career
Presented by Society of Women Engineers (SWE), FlexProfessionals and Raytheon
Sponsored by WIDGBC
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Raytheon Company, Missile Defense Center (MDC), Spencer Building, MDC Dining Center 235 Presidential Way, Woburn, MA 01801
Society of Women Engineers (SWE), FlexProfessionals and Raytheon are proud to announce an evening networking event with an informative panel on how to find a job with flexibility or negotiate flexibility into your current job as a professional.
Have you ever wished you had flexibility in your job? Or perhaps you’d like to find a role that has flexibility? During this panel, we’ll explore what is flexibility, different flex-work models and what are the options forflexibility in different roles. We’ll also share the business case for flexibility, i.e. the “why” of flexibility at work. Whether you’re looking for the ability to work some portion of the week remotely, or any other form of flexibility, panelists will help you understand your options and how to pursue them.
Panelists, including PurviBooth, Deputy Director, Systems Engineering, Raytheon; Karen Kelly, Project Manager, Office of Work/Life,Harvard University; Jennifer Esty, Principal Technical Training Specialist, Raytheon; and Tamara Maniscalco, Technical Account Manager, X2O Media, are women who successfully found or negotiated flexible terms in their roles as well as thought- leaders who’ve managed or operationalized flex-workprograms.