Our next member spotlight is Vivian Panou of NEW Southern California! "NEW enables women leaders a place to develop and support each other with our career goals," says Vivian. Read on to learn more about her!
"I have an opportunity to work outside the country for two years, a role that would lead to significant advancement. How do I weigh the pros and cons of accepting, but uprooting my family?"
"I'm the new leader of a team that has worked together for a while. How do I get to know them and gain confidence in their abilities without stepping on toes?"
"Sometimes situations in the workplace are very stressful or emotional. Is it okay to cry at work?"
"How do I say 'no thanks' to a promotion without removing myself from consideration for other opportunities?"
"What advice do you for a young woman who wants to be well positioned for a career — not just a job — in retail?"
"Women promoted to executive roles at my company seem to do little to sponsor other women. Why is that?"
"What can I do to improve my communication skills and present myself more confidently at work during brainstorming sessions and other meetings?"
"I am a mid-level manager and working mom. With young children at home, I'm not sure I want to aggressively pursue a promotion that would require more travel, but I don't want to close doors to future opportunities. Do you have any advice?"