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2/3/2011
When: February 3, 2011
5:45pm - 8:00pm
Where: Ernst & Young LLP McLean Office
8484 Westpark Drive, 2nd Floor
McLean, Virginia  22102
United States
Contact: Lydia Stone


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ASCEND Greater Washington Chapter cordially invites you to attend the following event:

NEW YEAR RESOLUTION:

LEARN WAYS TO MANAGE YOUR CAREER

Date: Thursday, February 3, 2011
Time:
5:45pm – 6:30pm ­­ Lunar New Year celebration with food and decoration 
          6:30pm-8:00pm Panel discussion 
Location:
Ernst & Young LLP 
                8484 Westpark Drive, 2nd Floor
                McLean, VA 22102

Cost: Member and guests (*) – No charge

          Non-member: $10

* To attend the event free of charge as a member's guest, registration must be made by the member.

Please note that this is a rescheduling of the same event cancelled on January 11, 2011. If you have previously registered for the event and will attend this rescheduled event on February 3, you DO NOT need to re-register. Your space has been saved, and we will send you an event confirmation one day before the event. If you have previously registered but cannot attend the rescheduled event, please email our Chapter officer Sharon Yip at shyip@deloitte.com not later than Wednesday, January 19, 2011. It is very important that you let us know if you have previously registered and cannot attend the rescheduled event, since our space is limited and we want to let other people have the opportunity to attend if you cannot go. Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

Career management requires much experience and skill. Join us for this New Year Resolution: Learn Ways to Manage Your Career panel discussion to learn more about career management and ways that you can think about how to best manage your own career. Gain insight from professionals who can share their knowledge and experience in career management.

The panelists include well-established career coaches, leadership advisors and mentors who have extensive experience in working with entry level through C-suite executives. The Panelists will discuss:

· Essential strategies in managing a successful career
· Skills in advancing your career in today's environment
· Role and importance of mentors in a successful career
· Other advice and tips as you best manage your career

The distinguished panelists are:

Winson Heng,
Moderator, Principal of Deloitte Consulting, LLP, a mentor and coach to many Pan-Asian professionals;
Mitchell Halaby
, Senior Executive Recruiter, a trusted career coach and career counselor who has inspired and motivated numerous people from entry level to C-suite executives; and
Meredith Kimbell,
President of Corporate Adventure, an award-winning coach and advisor to executives and leadership teams.

Bios of Panelists and Moderator

Mitchell Halaby

Mitchell Halaby is a Senior Executive Recruiter with Ajilon Finance. He has over 17 years of search experience, 15 ½ years with Ajilon Finance which encompasses the Enron and Arthur Andersen fallout, the dot.com boom and dot.com bust, 911 terrorist attacks and two recessions. Mitch is known as an inspiring, empowering, trusted career advisor providing world class career guidance and revolutionary job search strategies. He has a successful track record of making a difference in the lives accounting and financial professionals in Metro DC for over 17 years. Mitch is a recognized employment expert. He has appeared on FOX, ABC News, National Public Radio and quoted in the Washington Post. Mitch received his BS in Accounting, graduating with honors from the University of Massachusetts.

Meredith Kimbell

Meredith Kimbell is an award-winning executive coach and advisor who assists C-suite and emerging leaders to build their performance, impact and influence with their most important stakeholders. She is known for accelerating the growth of leaders from diverse cultural backgrounds and building their success in U.S. business environments. Meredith recently published Rebooting Leadership: Practical Lessons for Frontline Leaders (and their bosses) in the New World, Nov. 2010. She also authors a monthly e-zine, "Leadership Coaching Notes,” and a periodic blog, "Leading with…Energy to Spare™,” that are both available on her website, http://www.corporateadventure.com/. Meredith is President of Corporate Adventure in Reston VA.

Winson Heng

Winson Heng is a Principal in Deloitte Consulting Federal Government Services Business Unit. He has over 22 years of experience in government services practice. He provides management and technology consulting services to Federal government clients. Winson specializes in organization transformation, strategic planning, e-government, performance management, learning solutions, business process reengineering, strategic sourcing, as well as program and financial management. He has experience working in North America, Asia Pacific, and Middle East and North Africa regions. Winson holds a B.Sc. degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and an M.B.A. degree in Finance from Oklahoma City University.

 

Space is limited.  Please RSVP by Tuesday, February 1, 2011.

 

For questions related to the event, please contact Lydia Stone at lydialiu90@hotmail.com or Chintan Tripathi at chintan.tripathi@us.pwc.com.

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