The Back To Work Initiative is a sub-group of AWIS-SD members whose mission is to support women of science in their endeavor to return to the workplace after an absence. The Initiative has three components/goals:

1. A Monthly Coffee Club that offers support, networking, encouragement and sharing of job search strategies.
2. A Career Development component to train our members in job search strategies.
3. Building Relationships to forge alliances with corporate and nonprofit entities that can assist our members in their transition back to the workforce.

Events since 2013:
Ongoing Monthly Coffee Club
Support, networking, encouragement and sharing of job search strategies

January 2014 Established Partnership with UCSD Extension

April 2014 Career Workshop Day
Resume Writing and Interviewing Skills
presented by UCSD Extension

July-August 2014 First Annual AWIS-SD—UCSD Extension Back to Work Continuing Education Scholarship

Back To Work Initiative Chairs:

Ellen Dunn, Maha Gebara, and April Cresse

For more information, please contact:
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