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See How PROGRESS Can Help You & Your Daughter Negotiate
February 23, 2011
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If you are in the Pittsburgh area, check out this cool program for you and your daughter:

On this energetic day, women and girls (7-12 years of age) will become inspired, learn, and discover the power of speaking up for what they want and deserve!

Saturday, May 7

Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College

8:30am – 1pm

Price: Adults – $85, Students – $25 (valid student identification must be presented),
Girls – $25 (groups with 3 or more girls, please contact PROGRESS for discount information).

Continental breakfast and hors d’oeurves will be provided.
Free parking available.

FOR Women (Led by Dr. Linda Babcock):

In the past two decades, a barrage of books, magazines, and advertisements for executive education have offered instruction on how to improve your negotiation skills. In all of this, however, one point has been almost universally overlooked: All the negotiation advice in the world will be useless if you never get to the bargaining table in the first place. This workshop will present evidence showing that women are much less likely than men to initiate negotiations and how much women lose by not negotiating. It will also discuss the importance of teaching girls to negotiate and how to teach your daughter these important skills that will last a lifetime.

FOR Girls (Led by Trained Community Volunteers)

Interventions need to begin early. One of the factors holding women back from negotiating are the messages they receive as girls about how to get what they want. These messages come from the TV shows they watch, the movies they see, and often the behavior that is modeled for them by teachers,
peers and other adults. This interactive workshop focuses on teaching girls to speak up for themselves and make positive choices throughout their lives.

Hear a few words from Dr. Babcock:

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Space is limited and we are taking registrations on a first come first serve basis.

Please visit the secure registration link

https://www.heinz.cmu.edu/network/PROGRESS/registration.jsp to register.

Limited scholarships are available, please do not hesitate to contact Ayana Ledford at ledford@andrew.cmu.edu or call 412.268.8650 with any questions.

Sponsored by: PROGRESS (Program for Research and Outreach on Gender Equity in Society) strives to examine and address the critical issue of gender inequity by providing negotiation tools and sound academic research that empower all women and girls to reach their full potential.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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