Agenda: iRelaunch Return to Work Conference with the Stanford Alumni Association - May 1, 2018

(Subject to change)

9:00 - 9:15

Introduction by Master of Ceremonies
Michelle Friedman, Founder, Advancing Women's Careers,
Special Advisor to iRelaunch

Welcome Remarks
Carolyn Manning ’78
Vice President for Alumni Relations, Stanford University

Monica Marquez
Global Head of Community Advisory, Google

9:15 - 10:20 Keynote: “Back on the Career Track: Top Strategies for Returning to Work”
Carol Fishman Cohen, CEO and Co-founder, iRelaunch

10:20 - 10:40


10:40 - 11:30

Interview Strategies for Relaunchers
Michael Neece

11:30 - 11:50

Relaunching and Entrepreneurship
Janet Kraus GSB ’94
CEO, Peach

12:00 - 12:20

Salary Negotiations
Lydia Frank
Vice President, Content Strategy, PayScale

12:30 - 1:00


1:00 - 1:30

Roundtable Speakers/Employer Networking
(Session 1)

Attendees will have an opportunity to meet in small groups with relaunchers from a variety of industries to learn about their experiences and with sponsors representatives to learn about opportunities for relaunchers at their companies.

1:30 - 2:00 Roundtable Speakers/Employer Networking
(Session 2)

2:00 - 2:50

Employer Panel: "The Future of Relaunching from Employers Who've Been There"
Michelle Friedman, Moderator
Rachel Book, Fidelity
Leila Hock, Diversity Lab
Monica Marquez, Google
Tami Rosen, Chief People Officer, HR Leader, Advisor
Anjali Sinha, Deloitte

3:00 - 3:30

Resumes for Relaunchers
Tamara Dowling

3:30 - 3:45 Pioneering Relauncher Award
Ruth Reardon O’Brien
4:00 - 4:50 

Breakout sessions

During the breakout session attendees will have the following options to choose from: a workshop for assessing career options, a panel discussion with successful relaunchers or a LinkedIn presentation. Attendees may also choose to use part or all of this time to meet with recruiters and representatives from sponsor organizations.

1. Assessing your Career Options
    Arjan Eenkema van Dijk, P‘17, P‘19
    Founder, InspireShift, Executive, Career Coaching & Organizational Consulting

2. Upgrade Your Profile and Your Skills with LinkedIn 
    Oliver Schinkten
    National Speaker, Consultant, Writer, and Staff Instructor

3. Relauncher Panel: "What I Wish I Knew"
    Rainbow Chen, Rainbow Chen Constulting, Moderator
    Maureen Byrne, MobileIron
    Angi Ciccarelli, Comcast Spotlight
    Elizabeth DiGaetano, HelloSign
    Lori Hill, NBC Universal
    Anandi Krishnan, Stanford University

4. Network with Sponsors

5:10 - 5:30
Questions and Answers with Carol Fishman Cohen,
Michelle Friedman and Arjan Eenkema van Dijk





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