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November Hello

HAPPY NOVEMBER!

 Hello!

As if you could have forgotten, it is now November and just one day away from Election Day. We hope by now you have made a plan to vote but if not, do so now!

Among all of the distractions today (COVID, politics, family, work, friends, pets...the list goes on), it is too easy to feel small and overwhelmed. That’s why we at AWM:NYC want you to be a little selfish. Make the time to do things for you and only you. Sound impossible? Let us help. In our first It’s About Me Mondayevent, Understand The Price of Distraction brings together a panel of remarkable executives to share how they find balance among it all. On Monday, November 9th Career Coach, Roseanne Amoils, Founder, What's Next Club leads the discussion and shares her expertise on career planning, leadership development and the ongoing struggle to feel "balanced" between your work and home life. She will be joined by Jeannette Trout, SVP HR Lead at Publicis Health Media, Lauren Lawhon, Chief Operating Officer, Health Union and Cyd Falkson, CMO Podcast Notes & Client Service Director, MediaSense. Register today here

In national news, the Alliance for Women in Media has a new scholarship opportunity

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation has partnered with ESPN to help pave the way for Black women in the sports media industry. Through AWMF’s scholarship program, the ESPN scholarship will provide two $3,750 educational scholarships to one promising Black female graduate student and one Black female junior or senior undergraduate student pursuing careers in sports media. The deadline to apply is November 20, 2020. Please spread the word!

You can find more about this scholarship and others on the national website

Lastly, our local chapter is looking to facilitate mentoring among members and we would love to hear from you. We have a talented membership, comprised of many of you, and want to roll out a program in a way that makes the most sense. Please fill out this survey to help us understand interest, desired cadence and what is valued in a match.

Food for thought until next time:

 

All the Best,
Emily Eldredge & The AWM:NYC Board

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