CGCC Presents: The Art of Risk Taking featuring Caitie Whelan

Event time: 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: 
Horchow Hall (HRCH ), 103 (GM Room) See map
55 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

The Art of Risk Taking is a high-energy interactive leadership and professional development workshop.
As a student who is engaged with Common Good & Creative Careers, you will hear powerful stories, do engaging exercises and leave with practical tools to:
• Take smart risks consistent with your values
• Develop resiliency through mindsets and strategies to handle fear, failure, rejection, and criticism
• Establish self-care practices to reduce stress and burnout

This event is open to all class years. There is a cap on the number of students who can attend this event so please rsvp through Yale Career Link as soon as possible in order to secure a spot for this workshop.
The workshop will be from 5:30 – 6:30 pm.
There will be a non-pizza dinner reception from 6:30 – 7:30 pm.

About the Presenter:
Caitie Whelan is the Founder/Noter-in-Chief of The Lightning Notes, a short daily post to help us move the world forward. It features great ideas and striking stories to remind us that we matter and that improving the world is our matter. Prior to The Lightning Notes, Caitie was a Senior Foreign Policy Advisor in Congress, co-founded a school in India with a community of lower caste musicians, and raised pigs in Italy. She is a graduate of Brown University - where she co-launched their Social Innovation Initiative and is a member of
the Brown Women’s Leadership Council - and the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, where she co-founded and chaired the Salt Alumni Board. She serves on the board of the Treehouse Institute and is a Truman Scholar from Maine.

Open to: 
undergraduate