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Know Your Worth: Conversations about Gender Advocacy in the Workplace

Saturday, March 30, 2019,9:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT

The Women’s Resource Center will be hosting a Pay Equity workshop, teaming up with the Cross College Alliance, Ringling College of Art + Design, The Ringling, New College of Florida, State College of Florida, University of South Florida, and the American Association of University Women’s Start Smart and Work Smart programs.

The program for college students is a free salary negotiation workshop to help participants gain the skills and confidence they need to successfully negotiate a salary and benefits package.

Register for the workshop here.

Participants will learn about:

  • The gender pay gap and its personal consequences
  • How to quantify and articulate their value
  • How to conduct objective market research and determine a fair target salary
  • How to create a strategic pitch and respond to salary offers

Participants will also have an opportunity to practice their negotiation skills.

Following the workshop there will be a moderated panel of local community leaders having discussions about navigating the workplace in the current environment of the #MeToo era, moderated by Dr. Willa Bernhard. Panelists include the chair of the New College Foundation, Felice Schulaner, and Dr. George Schofield, an entrepreneur, consultant, author and public speaker.

Public parking is located on the corner of U.S. 41 and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way.