Saturday, 9/8/18

Femigrant Career Talk

Simple Steps and W Group are co-hosting the first Femigrant Career Talk event for Korean women. Please see below for more information.

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Program

10:30 am – 11:00 am

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Registration

Accent Improvement Workshop
(Instructor: Bonu Ghosh)

Lunch & Registration (afternoon session)

Opening Talk (Speaker: Sooinn Lee, CEO of Enuma)

Coffee Break

Panel Session (Bio, Product Management)

Closing & Networking

Keynote Speaker : Sooinn Lee, CEO of Enuma
Sooinn is a co-founder and CEO of Enuma. She has designed learning apps from 2009 and received many awards including Best Design Award at Launch Education and Kids conference (2013) and Parents Choice Award Gold Medal (2012, 2015) with independent learning applications downloaded by more than 5.0 million users on iOS devices. She became an Ashoka Fellow (2017) with her on-going work which enables all children to access to quality education. Prior to starting Enuma, Sooinn led Project Injini from 2009 to 2012 and produced three award-winning assistive iPad applications for young children with special needs. She worked as an artist, a game designer, and a corporate strategist in the video game industry for 12 years.
Offerings for Attendees

  • Marketing booths for women who want to promote their small businesses or startup businesses for free. If you are interested in the marketing booth, please email dkim@simplestepscc.org.
  • Information & resources on job searching and flexible part-time job ideas
  • Simple Steps Q&A booth (Drop-ins are welcome during the event)
  • We are organizing a carpool for those interested

Early bird tickets are available until August 20! Click here to register and get more information about the event.

* Men are also welcome.
** We are recruiting volunteers for the event. Please emaildkim@simplestepscc.org if you are interested in contributing to Simple Steps community.

Events

  • 7th Coffee Chat
    • We will host our first coffee chat in the Tri-Valley area. Please come join us to meet amazing women and share your stories. You will feel good vibes with good people.
    • When: Tuesday, 8/21. 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • Where: Specialty’s Cafe & Bakery (5331 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton, CA 94588)
    • Please feel free to email dkim@simplestepscc.org if you have any questions.
  • HackerMoms Open House

Free English Classes by Nxt Chptr

Nxt Chptr is offering free video classes for non-native English speakers. The below three classes are created for Simple Steps members. Amazing coaches are expecting class participants from Simple Steps. Please sign up below and reserve a spot today!
Guided Book Club – The Great Gatsby
TUESDAY, AUGUST 28 at 10:00AM PDTWe will explore The Great Gatsby and its somewhat biographical characters, its historical context and depiction of the American Dream. Anne-Marie Waldsmith’s guided tour of the quintessential American novel is designed for literature buffs, anyone who loves to read fiction, or those who simply want to enjoy a lively lecture and discussion as a means of improving their language skills. It is recommended that participants read the novel in advance. Price: $0. Maximum size: 20. Reserve a spot here.The Fascinating World of René Magritte
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29 at 10:00AM PDT

Susan Power will lead a discussion of the life and work of the Belgian painter René Magritte. This session will explore key moments in Magritte’s career, focusing on iconic paintings to shed light on the body of work he produced from the 1940s through the 1960s. This class is intended as a prelude to visiting the museum show, Réne Magritte: The Fifth Season currently on view at SFMOMA.  Price: $0. Maximum class size: 30. Reserve a spot here.

Job Interviewing Skills for Non-Native Speakers
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 at 10:00AM PDT

An introduction to the basics of job interviewing, this class will be led by Susan Power to enhance students’ command of the English language and the communication skills necessary for a successful job interview. In addition to learning interview protocol and strategies, the participants will develop an individual approach and practice responding to typical questions. Feedback on common pitfalls and appropriate language (grammar and vocabulary) will be provided. Price: $0. Maximum class size: 12. Reserve a spot here.

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