Women Owning It Mentorship Circle: Leadership

Classroom 3 6–8pm
  • Regular FREE

Do you consider yourself a leader but are looking for ways to hone your leadership skills?

Are you actively looking for more opportunities to lead others in your organization or company?

Recently took on a leadership position that you would love more tools on how to navigate this new position?

Then this session is for you. This edition of the mentorship circle will be lead by Yai Vargas in partnership with WE NYC. Yai will give you tools and tips on how to hone your leadership skills and lead with confidence in your workspace and life. We’ll also spend time in peer-to-peer groups sharing resources where you’ll be asked to provide one give and one ask to the community attending the event.

Powered by WE NYC 

Women Entrepreneurs NYC (WE NYC) is an initiative of the NYC Department of Small Business Services that is dedicated to helping women start and grow their businesses.

Free services are available for women entrepreneurs across the five boroughs and in multiple languages.

Mentor: Yai Vargus 

Yai Vargas is founder of The Latinista, a national network for Latinas and women of color invested in professional development and career mobility. Today The Latinista offers a series of skill-building, activity driven, hands-on sessions, specifically designed to help identify and sharpen career and business skills required to achieve professional goals. The Latinista has chapters in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami. 

Yai is also a career & diversity strategist where she helps organizations develop engaging programming focused on career and leadership development. With a background in multicultural marketing and communications, Yai is a natural-born community builder and is known as the networking and LinkedIn Ninja.

Yai leads the Financial Women’s Association Emerging Leaders network of New York, has worked to develop money investing workshops for women with Ellevest, featured in MakersMoney, spoken on Yahoo Finance, featured in Forbes for her work in Latina Equal Pay Day and works in partnership with orgs like:  Luminary , WE NYC and The Financial Gym

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