Avoiding Career Krakatoa: Career Action Planning - Creating Options for Yourself

Tuesday  6 November  2018  6:30 PM    Tuesday  6 November  2018 8:30 PM
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Avoiding Career Krakatoa: Career Action Planning - Creating Options for Yourself

  • Uncertain that you will receive the job promotion or pay raise?
  • Starting to feel “stuck” in your career?
  • Considering a job change?
  • Do you dread going to work?
  • Are you returning to work after a break?

The new year is approaching. Start now to work towards having a prosperous and fulfilling 2019. Being proactive and planning ahead is the best way to create options for yourself and realize career success.

Join the The Academy! 

This fun and interactive 2-hour session will be a deep dive that allows for attendees to reflect on their career goals, define the risks and issues associated with not achieving those goals and begin to define the specific steps and resources they need to start taking in order to mitigate those risks andwork toard acheiving goals.

Exercise materials will be distributed to allow attendees to document action plans throughout the session.  A dynamic coaching session will allow attendees to discuss their questions and issues and receive specific feedback / advice.


  • 6:15pm:                Registration
  • 6:30pm - 7:20pm: Panel Discussion / Lesson
  • 7:20pm - 7:40pm: Individual Exercise
  • 7:40pm - 8:30pm: Dynamic Coaching
  • 8:30pm:                Close 

CECILIA HARVEY (Facilitator): 

With over 20 years in Financial Services, and one of the small number of women in leadership in financial technology, Cecilia is an advocate for not only women in technology, but also for women aspiring to leadership anywhere. 

20 years later, she is now a tech start-up founder, a senior women working in technology, and a champion of diversity in technology. Her previous roles include being the COO of Citigroup Markets and Securities Services Technology, and positions with Morgan Stanley, Barclays Capital and IBM Consulting. 

Cecilia is the founder and chair of, Tech Women Today, the global platform which showcases women in technology and serves a resource for non technical female entrepreneurs seeking grow and scale their businesses by leveraging technology.

Graduating from the prestigious Wellesley College, which counts Hillary Clinton as one of its alumnae, Cecilia was led to a banking career by a chance careers day visit to Wall Street that her friend persuaded her to join. Once there, Cecilia was captivated by the energy and knew a career in finance was for her.

Cecilia is also the founder of Ladies Who Launch Global, a organization focused on inspiring and connecting female entrepreneurs and the creator of The Academy, a intensive leadership development program. 

Cecilia is also a contributing writer for Fairy God Boss, Thrive Global and and other publications focused on female empowerment.

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