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WITI Presents "Purpose Driven Networking" on Sept. 19, 2006

Tuesday, September 19, 2006
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006, WITI South Florida will host a special panel presentation, titled “Purpose Driven Networking”. The panelists include executives in the field of organizational development, executive recruitment, and career coaching.

This informative and motivational topic will include strategies to address the driving forces of networking as well as practical applications. Among the three panelists are: Dr. Wilhelmena Mack, President, W. Mack & Associates, known among her colleagues as the “guru” of networking; Susan B. Hawkins, executive recruiter specializing in technology placement, and Marilyn Wagner, leadership member of WITI South Florida, and leader of the Career Coaching Program for the WITI/New York City network.

About Our Speaker(s)

Dr. Wilhelmena Mack has over 30 years of experience in consulting, human resources, training, community development and collegiate instruction. Dr. Mack is President/CEO of W Mack & Associates, Inc., a management consulting firm. Dr. Mack has pursued community outreach as her field of passion. She has served as President on the boards of directors for Big Brothers/Big Sisters, March of Dimes, The Children’s Home Society, The Tower Forum, The Broward Alliance, The American Lung Association and Junior Achievement of Broward County to name a few. Dr. Mack received her Bachelor of Arts and Masters in Education degrees from the University of Miami. She received her Educational Specialist and Doctorate of Education degrees from Florida Atlantic University. Before starting W Mack & Associates, Inc., Dr. Mack was Vice President/Chief Human Resource Officer for the North Broward Hospital District. http://www.superbowlxli.org/CommitteesBiopage.html

Susan B. Hawkins has extensive experience working with clients throughout the U.S. and Canada where the focus has been on recruiting leaders in highly innovative industries. Her business expertise encompasses software development, information technology consulting, healthcare and manufacturing. Ms. Hawkins is a board member of WEL, an organization committed to increasing the number of women on corporate boards. She is also a member of BioFlorida’s Membership Committee. Ms. Hawkins earned a B.A in Economics from Lakehead University and a M.S. from Nova Southeastern University’s School of Psychological Studies. She began her consulting career with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in 1990 in Vancouver, Canada. She has worked in executive search since 1995. http://www.lasherassociates.com/about_people.cfm#hawkins

Marilyn Wagner has been in the Career Coaching field for over 15 years. She led the Career Coaching Program for the Women in Technology (WITI) organization’s New York City chapter. Ms. Wagner specializes in assisting Technology professionals of all levels in out distancing their competition, accelerating their careers or job search, and “making their mark” on their companies and organizations. She obtained her Master’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University and Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University of PA in Computer Technology. Marilyn has held executive positions in the Technology Divisions of two Fortune 100 companies and as a Senior Manager at three Technology Consulting and Outsourcing Companies. www.thewagnercompany.com

Event Date and Venue

This event will be held from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Tuesday, September 19, 2006 at:

    The Westin, Cypress Creek
    400 Corporate Drive
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33334

The Westin Cypress Creek
400 Corporate Drive
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33334
(954) 772-1331

From Fort Lauderdale Airport
Take 595 West to I-95 North, exit #33A (Cypress Creek Road East). Make a left at the traffic light (7th Avenue). Make a left after the circle.


6:00-6:45 PM Registration/ hor d'oeuvres and refreshments
6:45-8:00 PM Presentation/Q&A


Pre-registration for this event is closed and on-site registrations will not be accepted.

Contact Us

For more info regarding registration or event details, please contact Michelle Smith ([email protected]).

For more details about pre-registration, contact Tech Support.