EMPOWER is a women’s group on campus with a mission to build a thriving community at Mines to enhance personal and professional goals of members through support, encouragement, inspiration, and cooperation while creating a strong professional network of empowered women. Mines faculty and staff are welcome to become members and attend the monthly meetings that feature speakers on professional development and wellness, allow for networking and social interaction, and include service projects supporting the local community.

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Planning Committee:  Lia Franklin, Katie Schmalzel, Mary Cook and Kelly Knechtel

Social Committee:  Nancy Progar and Lisa Goberis

Interested in learning more, contact Lia Franklin at franklin@mines.edu and request to join the list serve.

Fall 2018 SCHEDULE

All meetings are from Noon-1pm in Ballroom D, unless otherwise noted.

September 4thStrengths Quest Part B – Mary Elliott

October 24th: “Simple Steps to Financial Control” –

Hugh O’Rourke with Net Financial

November 7th: “Effective Ways to Manage Work Place Harassment and Negotiating Microagressions”- Karin Ranta Curran

December social TBD (more to come)