Annual Fall Retreat
2023 Fall Retreat
Date: Thursday, September 28, 2023
Location: Mayo Auditorium (Mayo 4-200)
Topic: Building and Sustaining Science Teams Purposefully
Note: This will be an in-person presentation
Our keynote presentation, brought by L. Michelle Bennett, PhD., will be focused on the need to design teams with intent and purpose. We will hear about the power of groups that come together to solve complex problems and how the team can excel by working together based off of the team dynamics. Breakout sessions may include topics such as: Developing Trust & Psychological Safety in Science Teams, Shared Team Vision for Research & Relationships, Mindset Matters: Steps You Can Take to Create a Shared Team Mindset, Collaboration Agreement: Developing Expectations with the Team, and Successfully Managing Conflict: Intervene Early, Directly, and Compassionately.
12:00-12:20 Arrival and networking
12:20-12:30 CWIMS introduction
12:30-2:00 Keynote speech, followed by questions and discussion
2:15-2:45 First breakout session
3:00-3:30 Second breakout session
3:30-4:00 Closing and networking
2022 CWIMS ANNUAL FALL RETREAT
Attendees joined us for an interactive retreat and learned how to develop effective relationships for their career and growth. We welcomed keynote presenter Tanya Menon, PhD and had multiple empowerment breakout sessions focused on creating community and fostering career growth opportunities.
This event was open to people of all genders who are University of Minnesota faculty, staff, students, and/or community members.
TANYA MENON, PHD
Professor of Management and Human Resources
Fisher College of Business
Ohio State University
Tanya Menon, PhD is a Professor at the Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business. She is an Associate Editor at the Management Science journal, an award-winning teacher, and she has done keynotes, consulting, and training for organizations all over the world. Her book with Dr. Leigh Thompson is Stop Spending, Start Managing: Strategies to Transform Wasteful Habits (2016, Harvard Business Review Press). Her TED talk has reached over 2.3 million views and was named as one of the top 7 TED talks of 2018 (so far) by entrepreneur.com, and one the most popular TED talks of 2018.
12:00pm - 12:30pm Session Introduction and Welcome Address
12:30pm - 2:00pm Keynote Presentation: Building and Leveraging Relationships to Advance Your Career and Wellbeing by Tanya Menon, PhD
You will learn how to develop your relationships more effectively, both to build your career opportunities and your support network. We'll consider the challenges people experience as they reach out and acquire some insights about your personal approach.
Check out Tanya's TED talk as an introduction to the topics you'll learn about in the session: The secret to great opportunities? The person you haven't met yet.
2:00pm - 2:05pm Break
2:05pm - 3:30pm Empowerment Breakout Sessions
A series of breakout sessions meant to build further over key topics presented during the keynote.
3:30pm - 4:00pm Closing Remarks
An afternoon of opportunities for authenticity, connection, empowerment and resource sharing.
This event was open to people of all gender identities who are University of Minnesota faculty, staff, students and/or community members.
Director, Center for Women in Medicine and Science (CWIMS)
- "Continuing the Conversation: “You are actually the expert in the career and life that works for you” (Quote by Dr. Kemi Doll)" facilitated by Dr. Kaz Nelson
- "Early Pathways to Career Success: Creating Space for Connecting as Early Stage Faculty" facilitated by Dr. Sade Spencer
- "From Invisible to Invincible: Meeting the Needs of Mid-Career Women in Academic Medicine", a panel discussion facilitated by Drs. Rahel Ghebre and Heather Buum
- "Individual-Level-Care and Coping Strategies" facilitated by Dr. Lidia Zylowska
Note: We encouraged participants to be prepared to share their video and be ready to engage in discussion and connection.
Date: September 24, 2020
Time: 1-3:30pm CST
A high-energy, interactive, remote retreat, packed with networking opportunities and training to help you take smart risks consistent with your values. You will walk away with an expanded network, a risk-taking playbook, and tools to help you narrow the divide between where you are and where you want to be.
This event is open to people of all genders who are University of Minnesota faculty, staff, students and/or community members.
1:15pm - 1:25pm Welcome Address
Could Engagement in Social Media Advance Your Academic and Advocacy Mission?
Finding and Fortifying Collaborations
Identifying New Mentors
Saying “No” as a Strategy for Saying "Yes" to What Counts
Networking for Social Justice: Leveraging Research and Clinical Practice/Partnerships
Transforming into an Anti-racist and Multicultural Organization
Coping with COVID-19 for Faculty
Coping with COVID-19 for Staff
Knowledge is Power: Promotion and Tenure Process
Agenda at a Glance