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Our monthly WBG Connects meeting is an opportunity to learn, expand your network of business contacts, find inspiration, and share your expertise with others. Listen to an inspiring woman guest speaker, have an opportunity to be part of our speed-networking session that follows, then become further acquainted with fellow members when we break out into rooms for further discussion about a chosen business topic. Open to members and non-members.
OCTOBER'S GUEST SPEAKER
 
Catherine Wilson
Program Director of Protocol, Stewardship, and Partnerships at University of Notre Dame
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
 
Building Cross Cultural Bridges for Success
 
We all need to expand our networks, no matter what industry we are in. Sales, education, government, nonprofit management - our success depends on making connections with fellow professionals, customers, students, or clients. Understanding cross cultural communication dimensions is a durable skill for connecting with people across generations, industries, genders, physical distance, and more. Culture is not just about where you come from, but includes multiple dimensions that influence the values, assumptions, and beliefs that underlie our behaviors and our decision making. Develop an understanding of key dimensions of culture, how to identify your preferred style, and ways to become aware of how others may prefer to work and communicate so that you can build bridges that will enhance your professional success.
 
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
 
Catherine M. Wilson manages international visitor protocol and donor stewardship for Notre Dame International, working collaboratively with units across campus to develop strategic priorities for international visitors and to coordinate and execute event and protocol management for distinguished international visitors to campus. Before coming to NDI, she was director of special projects and media relations for the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for the 60th Judicial Circuit of Indiana. She earned both her bachelor’s degree in philosophy and her master’s in nonprofit administration magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame, as well as a certificate in hospitality and tourism management from Florida Atlantic University. She is a graduate of The Protocol School of Washington®’s protocol officer training, and is licensed through PSOW as an intercultural protocol and etiquette trainer. She is also certified in GlobeSmart Profile and Inclusive Behaviors Inventory through Aperian Global.
 
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WBG is a network of businesswomen, meeting monthly to share interests, experiences, and insights.
 
A WBG Connects meeting is an opportunity to learn, expand your network of business contacts, find inspiration, and to share your expertise with others.
 
Hear from our fabulous speaker on Friday, October 14th, 2022, at 8:00 AM sharp!
 
Guests are welcome to attend two events before membership.
 
Register now, get your mug of coffee or cup of tea and sign in to Zoom. We're looking forward to seeing you online.
Organizers
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Susana Brown
susanacbrown@gmail.com