Three upcoming conferences at FIU to empower and support women Panthers

FIU is proud to present three exciting opportunities to support the betterment and empowerment of women Panthers. We invite you to join us and transform your personal and professional experience.  Women Who Lead March 22 @ BBC | March 23 @ MMC  A day long conference designed to enhance the leadership development of female students […]

Make Your Email Signature Work for You!

After a client schedules an appointment, I send them a confirmation email. I open up MS Word, select all, copy, paste into a new email, edit, and then send. After doing this 189 times since July, I caught myself staring at my email and said: “How can I make this easier and faster for myself?” […]

Panther Alumni Week grows in size, impact

When does Miami’s proverbial 3:05 cafecito break become an opportunity for a student to sit down and network with an accomplished public relations specialist? During FIU’s annual Panther Alumni Week, a highlight of which was a coffee break where students gained valuable incite from advertising and marketing expert Lily Saviñon ’10, founder of the Miami-based […]

Student Professional Development Events during Panther Alumni Week

Join us for these exciting professional development opportunities during Panther Alumni Week! For more ways to get involved, visit: Dining with 12 Panthers Daniel Farmer ’74 | Challenges in Having a Small Business | Tuesday, February 2, 2016 | 8AM | FIU@ I-75 | RSVP Michael Hernandez ’04 | How to get Started in […]

5 Reasons You Need To Implement “No Meeting Fridays”

Scheduling back to back meetings all week long is never as productive as it sounds. It can be overwhelming, and make you think you think you don’t have any time during the day to get things done.  And those emails? If you get 10 an hour like I do, you have 40 waiting for you […]

2nd Annual Black Professionals Summit a huge success at FIU

Over 200 professionals and students attended the 2nd Annual Black Professionals Summit held on Saturday, September 12th, 2015 at Florida International University, making it another successful year of learning, networking and engagement. On Saturday, September 12th, 2015, over 200 professionals and student attended the 2nd Annual Black Professionals Summit held at Florida International University, Biscayne […]

10 Things I’ve learned from my interns

Internships are a great way for students to get hands on experience in their industry, network with professionals and learn valuable professional lessons that can’t always be taught in the classroom. But this learning isn’t always one sided. I’ve learned as much from my interns as I have (hopefully) taught them. You are not just […]

Serve as a Peer Collaborator for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship

Are you an established professional working in business, government, or the non-profit sector? Are you interested in establishing partnerships and professional networks with African peers through one-on-one networking and collaboration? If so, we invite you to consider serving as a Peer Collaborator for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship! Mandela Washington Fellows are early to mid-career professionals between […]

Confessions from Mid-Professionals

There are some things you just don’t learn in college. And by some, I mean many. People give you advice about what to expect when you enter (wait for it…) the workforce! These pieces of advice could be invaluable, but either we are not ready to hear it, don’t retain it, can’t relate to it, […]

Why Saturday Morning is the new Thursday Night

So. Many. Events. Networking nights. Meet ups. Luncheons. Workshops. Conferences. Speakers. Panels. Happy Hours. I find myself in a constant state of which ones to attend, which ones to promote and share on social media, and when to host my own events for my job. And they are all on weeknights. Great. I don’t know […]