Navigating Transitions: Finding New Paths, Passions, and Purpose
Wed, Sep 26
Ruth Todd will share some of her insights on how to find new paths, passions, and purpose while navigating transitions as women of all ages. Ruth was an award-winning television news anchor in Utah for many years and spent nearly three years as the media spokesperson for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.After the opening session, attendees will then join one of 3 workshops to learn more about transitions Women (12 years and older) and those who influence them are invited (this means men are welcome too)!Young Women in Transition: How to Thrive When Life Keeps Changing!This interactive workshop will help young women learn to identify challenges and possibilities, transcend stereotypes and limitations, and become inspired to make the most of these formative years. Topics will include learning how to manage increasingly challenging academic and personal responsibilities, dealing with changing relationships, and becoming more independent in all areas of life. Navigating the Home to Workforce TransitionFor women who have the desire or need to return to their jobs/careers after taking time off, the “re-launch” into paid employment can be a daunting prospect. This panel discussion will cover such topics as keeping professional skills and networks current, exploring interests and volunteer roles that could turn into job opportunities, and re-negotiating family responsibilities during this major transition.Discovering New Purpose for Empty Nesters, Retirees, and Aspiring SoulsDuring transitions, women seek new or revitalized purpose, meaning, and call. Yet, many struggle in finding the right path forward—a path that feels authentic and will use the knowledge and skills they have developed through the years. So, what are the options Utah women have during these transitions? What processes can women use to discover their new calls and meaning, and what resources are available to help them move forward?
- Presented By: Utah Women and Leadership Project
- Dates: September 26, 2018
- Location: Ragan Theater
- Address: 800 West University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058
- Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM