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CREW Utah and WIA present:
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted women's careers in profound ways, from childcare crises and work-life pressures to layoffs and industry disruptions. But among these challenges come great opportunities for women to pivot and rethink their careers in the new world of work. Join Robbyn Scribner, Co-Founder of Tech-Moms and a women's workforce expert, for this discussion of how we can move forward in bold ways as we navigate our careers in 2021 and beyond. In addition, Carolyn Ellsworth
Challenges and Opportunities for Utah Women in the New World of Work
, Program Director for Care About Childcare Children's Service Society of Utah, will touch on the importance of childcare for career success, and resources available to working professionals in Utah.
Co-Founder and Director of Outreach of Tech-Moms and an ambassador for the Utah Women & Leadership Project.
Robbyn Scribner is a women's labor force expert, consultant, and career coach. She is a Co-Founder and Director of Outreach for Tech-Moms
, a workforce reentry program that helps women transition into the tech industry. Robbyn is also a regular keynote speaker and presenter focusing on women’s professional development. A prolific researcher and writer on women’s issues, she has published more than 50 reports, articles, or snapshots on a wide variety of topics, including labor force participation, the gender wage gap, male allies, workplace flexibility, and women’s careers. Robbyn holds Master’s and Bachelor degrees from Brigham Young University, and she is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach. Robbyn has a special interest in researching and writing about women’s work life integration, highlighting the challenges women face in trying to balance work and family responsibilities, while advocating for creative solutions to advance women’s professional wellbeing. A mother of 6 rowdy kids, Robbyn loves to play volleyball, sing, and hike in the beautiful Utah mountains.
the Program Director for Care About Childcare Children's Service Society of Utah
Carolyn has a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Utah, and a Master of Professional Communication degree from Westminster College. She has over 20 years of experience as an Early Childhood professional, at Head Start and Early Head Start, Bright Horizons, Salt Lake School district schools and is adjunct faculty at Salt Lake Community College.
As an early childhood education professional, she is passionate about increasing the quality of early education and childcare by providing ongoing education and training to early childhood education professionals and child care providers, and it is a responsibility she takes seriously in her role as Professional Development Coordinator.
When she is not working Carolyn enjoys traveling, sewing and gardening.
Join us for lunch:
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
COST: $15 CREW Utah and WIA members / $30 non-member
730 Pacific Ave S, SLC
This event is hosted by CREW UT Boardmember Ms. Jessica Hoffman, AIA, NCARB
Architect, FFKR Architects
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