Events

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UPCOMING EVENTS

October 13-15, 2021
Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums Annual Meeting
Wilmington, DE (and virtual conference, TBD)

Co-presenting sessions, Career Conversations, Rethinking Museum Leadership, and Perspectives on Engaging Diverse Communities and Social Activism.
http://midatlanticmuseums.org/annual-meeting/

October 27-29, 2021
4th Annual Designing for Empathy Summit: Alchemy of Empathy
Facilitating annual (virtual) summit. 

PAST EVENTS

June 7, 2021
Professional Development Beyond the Pandemic
Co-presented session at American Alliance of Museums (AAM) virtual conference. Planned by the ICOM International Committee for Exhibition Exchange (ICEE). 

April 22, 2021
Facing New Beginnings
Zoom
Hosted by the Chicago Museum Exhibitors’ Group. https://www.cmegchicago.org/meetings.htm

April 18, 2021
(Re)Discovering Your Strengths, Skills, and Personal Brand
Zoom
Presented session as part of workshop, The What, How, and Why of Life Working as an Independent Historian at Organization of American Historians (OAH) 2021 Annual Meeting.

April 9, 2021
Museum Student Speed Networking Event
Zoom
In collaboration with Seton Hall University MA in Museum Professions program and Johns Hopkins University MA in Museum Studies.

January 25, 2021
Mentoring Meet-Up: Gratitude, Happiness, and Saying Thank You
Zoom
Co-presented mentoring event with Wendy Luke, co-editor of A Life in Museums: Managing Your Museum Career. Presented by Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums and DC Emerging Museum Professionals.

December 4, 2020
MAAM Member Speed Networking Event
Zoom
Presented by Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums.

November 13, 2020
Museum Student Speed Networking Event
Zoom
In collaboration with the Institute of Museum Ethics at Seton Hall University and the department of Museum Studies at Baylor University. 

June 2020
Reddit MuseumPros Ask Me Anything 

May 2020
International Council of Museums (ICOM)

International Committee on Exhibition Exchange
Planned and facilitated webinar on ethical challenges faced by museums when engaging with migrants.

May 2020
Webinar Series: Your Career in Transition
Presented in collaboration with the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM) and the Virginia Association of Museums (VAM).

  • Understand and Manage Stress During your Career Disruption
    With special guest, Wendy Luke, The HR Sage; co-editor, A Life in Museums: Managing your Museum Career
  • (Re)Discover your Strengths, Skills, and Passions
    With special guest, Marsha Semmel, leadership and strategic planning consultant, National Endowment for the Humanities; author, Partnership Power
  • Power Up your Personal Brand
    With special guests, Stephanie Fitzwater Arduini, Director of Education, Collections, and Exhibitions, American Civil War Museum, Richmond, VA; and Sheri Levinsky-Raskin, President, SJLR Solutions, New York, NY
  • Know your Network
    With special guest, Claudia Ocello, President and CEO, Museum Partners Consulting, Maplewood, NJ
  • Dive Deep into Job Postings
    With special guest, Wyona Lynch-McWhite, Senior Vice President, Arts Consulting Group, Boston, MA
  • Recraft your Résumé
    With special guest, Jose Ortiz, Chief Operating Officer, MoMA PS1, Queens, NY
  • Conquer your Cover Letter
    With special guest, Jose Ortiz, Chief Operating Officer, MoMA PS1, Queens, NY
  • Interview like a STAR!
    With special guest, Gail Anderson, President, Gail Anderson & Assoc., Santa Fe, NM

December 2019
International Council of Museums (ICOM)

International Committee on Exhibition Exchange
Facilitated webinar on emergency preparedness and disaster response.

October 2019
Managing Career Transitions
Facilitated conference session at Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums 2019 Annual Meeting.

March 2019
Interviewing and Powering Up Your Personal Brand
Facilitated in-person workshop for DC Emerging Museum Professionals.

November 2018
International Council of Museums (ICOM)

International Committee on Exhibition Exchange
Planned and facilitated webinar series on traveling exhibitions.

September 2018
Leadership and Career Transitions
Facilitated half-day forum on self-aware leadership, fostering leadership at all levels, and career transitions. American Association for State and Local History 2018 Annual Meeting.

Summer 2018
Online Course: Exploring Museum Professions
Taught online course for Johns Hopkins University MA in Museum Studies program.

Summer 2018
Museum Proposal Writing
Co-taught course, Museum Proposal Writing for The George Washington University Museum Education Program.

July 2018
Interviewing Like a STAR
Facilitated online student forum on interviewing for the Johns Hopkins University MA in Museum Studies program.

July 2018
Career Communication Workshop
Facilitated student workshop for The George Washington University Museum Education Program.

July 2018
Mentoring
Facilitated online student forum on mentoring for The Johns Hopkins University MA in Museum Studies program.

Spring  through Summer 2018
Museum Career Lab
Facilitated half-day Museum Career Lab and 1:1 Student Career Coaching for Seton Hall University MA in Museum Professions program.

Summer 2018
Museum Career Lab
Facilitated day-long Museum Career Lab and 1:1 Student Career Coaching for The George Washington University Museum Education Program.

March 2018
(Re)Crafting your Résumé
Facilitated online Workshop: (Re)Crafting your Résumé and conducted 1:1 Student Résumé Review for the Johns Hopkins University MA in Museum Studies program.

March 2018
Career Clinics
Facilitated Career Clinics, 1:1 Coaching, and session, Powering Up your Network at Virginia Association of Museums 2018 Annual Meeting.