Supporting Local: Food + Drink for Gem Conference
5 ways to keep the spirit of International Women's Day going all year long.
Officially, International Women’s Day is being celebrated this year on March 8, 2019. The theme this year is #BalanceforBetter: a call-to-action for driving gender balance across the world, and encouraging people to make a difference.
But just because we’ve come a long way, doesn’t mean we’ve arrived. How do we support women and encourage gender balance all year round, not just on one day? We asked some of the women participating in GEM Conference how they support women both in and outside of the business world to keep the spirit of International Women’s Day alive all year, and here are our top-five tips
GO STAG: why you should treat yo’ self to ONE solo VIP ticket
Yes, you heard that correctly. Ditch your plus one, fold up your security blanket and store it in your linen closet where it belongs. It’s time to get uncomfortable, put your big-girl pants on and go to an event all by your awesome self.
Odds are if you are awesome and drawn to an awesome event like the GEM conference, other awesome people will be there too, thus exposing you to other awesome individuals. It’s science.
HOW TO PITCH YOUR BOSS TO INVEST IN YOUR GEM CONFERENCE EXPERIENCE
So you want to attend GEM conference (or another cool conference in your city) but your company isn't in the habit of sending its employees to this type of thing? Polish up yo sales skills girl, because its your job to convince them that this is going to benefit your career growth and their bottom line.
Here are our tips for crafting the perfect sales pitch to your boss!