2020 UF Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit – Join us!

The 2020 Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit, presented by the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center at the UF Warrington College of Business and the UF Collaboratory for Women Innovators at UF Innovate, offers inspirational stories and lessons learned from successful women entrepreneurs. The event provides opportunities for UF women to connect with peers and other successful business leaders to foster shared learning and community-building, as well as networking, mentoring, start-up and career advice, and career connections. This year’s [virtual] Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit will be on November 6th from 10:00-11:45 AM. You can register for the free event here.

 

The 2020 virtual event is free for all UF students, faculty, staff and members of the local community and will feature:

  • Taylor Williams (keynote), Creative Director of Guts & Glory GNV, a storytelling venture focusing on using improv and communications training to help teams and companies build positive culture, and Lead Facilitator of Guts & Glory Creative Consulting
  • Seyi Falade, Vice President of Cornerstone Barricades, a Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) service provider specializing in road construction and safety
  • Sara Schley, President of Seed Systems consulting, and WeTheChange, a non-profit for women CEOs of Certified B Corporations and other purpose driven organizations who share a belief in the power of business as a force for good
  • Dr. Bertrhude Albert, CEO and co-founder of P4H Global, a non-profit working to redefine aid by partnering with Haitian educators to provide quality teacher training
  • Robyn Crawford, Founder of Eden Books, an online publisher and bookstore of romance novels focused on elevating the voices of women authors
  • Victoria Wylde, CEO and Founder of Alterra Hemp, a hemp genetics lab & seed plant farm providing genetically-superior plants to farmers from coast to coast

 

For more information about the Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit, visit the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center page.

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Marketing Week starts October 26th!

Marketing Week 2020 is here! These events are open to anyone, so this is your chance to learn all about different facets of marketing. All event information can be found on Facebook (AMA Gators) or Instagram (@amagator)! There will be prizes for attendance, fun socials throughout the week, and a service event on Friday! Please reach out to Kaley Edmonds with any questions at kedmonds@ufl.edu.

Monday 10/26 6:30pm – The Selling Factory: Figuring out Your Benefits

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/98530533513

Adam Grossman, partner at the Selling Factory in Gainesville, will discuss how to turn the features on your resume into benefits for a company. If you’re preparing for an interview or want to feel more confident in your job search, you won’t want to miss this!

Tuesday 10/27 6:30pm – Imprint Genius: Selling on Amazon and E-commerce

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/91346946209

Isaac Hetzroni and Michael Katz are both entrepreneurs and recent UF alumni. Isaac owns his own promotional company, Imprint Genius, and has previously worked as an Amazon consultant. Michael owns his own e-commerce store and brings in millions of dollars in sales per year. Together, they will talk about entrepreneurship, Amazon, and building an online brand. Come prepared with questions!

Wednesday 10/28 6:30pm – Canva & Resume Workshop

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/99812657520

In this 2-part workshop, the first 30 minutes will be dedicated to an intro to Canva, a website that lets you create beautiful graphics. If you have a good eye for design you won’t want to miss it! The second half of the meeting will be a resume workshop led by the CAP Mentors, so bring your resume and learn how to format it correctly!

Thursday 10/29 6:30pm –  AMA X Swamp Records: Music Industry Marketing w/ Sarah Bromley & Blaire Monroe

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/99820368386

The most anticipated event of Marketing Week is here! Sarah Bromley will be speaking on her experience doing marketing within the music industry, first at Columbia Records and now at her own firm, KYN Entertainment. Blaire Monroe will discuss her experience doing Digital Marketing at Keep Cool, a Los Angeles-based record label. They have worked with artists such as Normani, Alicia Keys, and Solange. Come with questions and prepare to be wowed!

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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The Brown Center for Leadership and Service: Leadership Workshop Series

Through times of adversity and change, how will your leadership shine through?

Join the David & Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service for an engaging Leadership Workshop Series to help you navigate through these current times!

Leading through Uncertain Times, April 8, 2020, 3:00pm-4:00pm

Strategies to Effectively Lead Remotely, April 9, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm

Leading from the Middle: Why Followership is Essential, April 13, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm

Reigniting your Why: Leadership through Online Service Opportunities, April 16, 2020, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Xenophobia: Addressing an effect of COVID 19, April 16, 2020, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

To learn more about how to register, read workshop descriptions, and seek other leadership resources visit our website http://www.leadershipandservice.ufl.edu/virtual_services/

We look forward to having you join the conversation!

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Gator Ready Opportunities

As UF has moved to online classes for the remainder of Spring and Summer A/C, we want Heavener undergraduate students to know that Gator Ready continues to provide students with new competency development opportunities online.

Students can complete tasks in Gator Ready through the Suitable app such as: 

  • ​​Create your Professional 30 Second Pitch 
  • Internship/Career Research (reflect on possible internship or job positions)
  • Activating and updating their HireWarrington account 

Students can self-report experiences and positions such as: 

  • ​​​​Reflecting on being a student tutor or teaching assistant 
  • ​Uploading proof of achievement, such as a certification in software
  • ​Reporting that they have held/currently hold an E-Board position

Read and discover more about these tasks in the Suitable app or online at: https://www.suitable.co/. You already have an account! Just log in with your Gatorlink user name and password. If you have any questions, please reach out to our Gator Ready team we are still working hard to ensure you have access to the competency development opportunities you need! 

General Questions 

 

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2020 Bank of America Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forums

Bank of America has a diversity and inclusion forum opportunity which is posted below. These forums are for ethnically diverse freshman and sophomore students. The link to the application has been posted as a job posting on HIREWarrington. All qualified students  are encouraged to apply soon as the forums will take place in March or April (depending on which one you apply to).

 

2020 Bank of America Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forums

Whether you are in the early stages of exploring opportunities or you have decided on a potential career path, the Bank of America Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forums provide ethnically diverse freshman and sophomore students with the opportunity to learn about financial services.

Application deadlines vary by program. While student applications are limited to one Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forum, we will consider applicants for all forums based on capacity. Travel and hotel accommodations will be provided for students selected to attend.

         

Explore Wealth & Consumer

 

Chicago

April 22

 

Deadline: March 1

   

Cultivating Careers:

The Power to Choose

 

Charlotte

April 2-3

 

Deadline: February 23

 

   

Diverse Abilities

 

 

Charlotte

April 16-17

 

Deadline: March 1

Visit here to submit an application: https://tinyurl.com/y9woap9e


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UF Data Science Institute Workshops; Business Majors Welcome!

UF Data Science Institute (DSI)

The Data Science and Informatics Student Organization host technical workshops, speaker sessions, discussion groups and other activities focused on data science.

 

We would like to invite you to our upcoming programming workshops and meetings.

 

  • Monday, 1/27: Python 0
  • Wednesday, 1/29: Data Science Day
  • Wednesday, 2/05: Python 2
  • Wednesday, 2/12: Data Science Day

 

The tools of Data Science increase versatility in the workplace, and will help you gain practical experience necessary to understand and apply these techniques to your field of interest.

 

Come on out and see what Data Science is all about!

 

Check out our website: http://www.dsiufl.org/

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/DataSciUF/

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