Room BSC 120 AB
11:10AM-11:55PM
Getting Comfortable With Conflict

Dr. Francine Conway – Dean, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
This interactive workshop will focus on how women move beyond the stereotypical roles as victims and become empowered in conflict situations? Women are the most vulnerable in conflict situations, yet women are most frequently relied on to be the peacekeeper.  This session is designed to empower women to achieve a level of comfort in dealing with conflict and learn tools to be effective at conflict resolution.  Participants will explore some key questions: Why conflict? What causes conflict? What are the different personality styles/approaches to dealing with conflict? What are some roadblocks to conflict resolution?  What are the steps to successful conflict resolution?

Room BSC 115 AB
11:10AM-11:55PM
Shape Up Your Mindset for a Healthy Body
Stacy Trukowski – Interim Executive Director of Recreation
Understand the power of a positive mindset and get inspired to say “yes” to a healthier you. You can make sustainable changes in health and fitness, even if you have not succeeded in the past. Learn to change your thoughts to empower yourself to make healthy choices. The journey to a healthier body starts in your head.

Room BSC 117
11:10AM-11:55PM
Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: Recognizing the Possibilities within yourself
Ariel Leget – Assistant Director of Living-Learning Communities and Academic Initiatives
Negative self-talk can be anxiety producing. This session will involve an interactive exchange regarding the topics of perfectionism, failure, acknowledging and appreciating where you are in your journey, and how you can support and uplift other women to combat imposter syndrome. Let’s face facts together. You’ve come this far because you’ve earned it, you deserve it, and there’s more to come. Strap in for the ride!

Room BSC 122 BC
11:10AM-11:55PM
Get Excited about Preparing for Rutgers (High School Students ONLY)
Dean Candiece White – School of Engineering
During this interaction session, we will explore the meaning of engineering at Rutgers and all the wonderful opportunities available with a degree from Rutgers. We will discuss ways to prepare for such an enormous place.

Room BSC 174
11:10AM-11:55PM
Your Personal Brand’s’ Impact on Your Social Capital
Keisha Dabrowski – Chief of Staff for the Division of Student Affairs and Issata Oluwadare – Honors College Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Ever wonder what your personal brand says about you? Is your personal brand having a positive impact on your social capital? During this session, we will explore the idea of personal branding, strategies for strengthening your brand and building your social capital.

#stemHERstoryRUSponsored by University-wide Campus Partners, this initiative is geared towards celebrating the women who dedicate their careers to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields while raising awareness to the overall Rutgers Community.

image004The goals of the #stemHERstoryRU campaign are:

  • Continuously showcase women dedicated to careers in STEM
  • Educate and provide resources and support for women currently pursuing opportunities in STEM
  • Promote, empower, and encourage young women interested in STEM and provide role modeling opportunities.

ContactFor more information about the conference please contact Karima Woodyard karima.woodyard@rutgers.edu