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2020 Workshops 

    

 

FMS: Investing 101

Friday, May 29, 2020  3:30 - 5:00 pm

 

What is risk tolerance? What are the tax benefits of saving for retirement? What are the various types of retirement investment vehicles? Cynthia Howells will have all of the answers at this informative session. This will be a virtual workshop. Login information to access this session will be sent to you by e-mail prior to the event. ELECTIVE

 

 


  

 

PES: Life Perceptions

Thursday, June 4, 2020  6:00 – 8:00 pm 

 

Sarah Wahiba Senan is back at Bottomless Closet, her programs were incredibly popular and many of you asked for her to return!  We are excited to join Sarah for this program of some needed self-care.  During this session on Life Perceptions, Sarah walks us through the way we perceive life both under stress and not under stress during these unique times. This will be a virtual workshop. Login information to access this session will be sent to you by e-mail prior to the event. 

 

 

 


   

   

FMS: Investing 201

Wednesday, June 10, 2020  3:30 - 5:00 pm

 

Cynthia Howells will lead this workshop focusing on mutual funds. She will discuss evaluating mutual funds for retirement savings. This topic is a follow-up to Investing 201 held this May 29. You should register for this event only if you attended Investment 101. This will be a virtual workshop. Login information to access this session will be sent to you by e-mail prior to the event. ELECTIVE

 

 


  

 

PDS: Rock Star Confidence

Tuesday, June 16, 2020  3:30 – 5:00 pm 

 

  

Precious L. Williams is the Founder & CEO Of Perfect Pitches by Precious, LLC. As a 13 time national elevator pitch champion, she is a world class master communicator who has appeared on Shark Tank, MSNBC, ABC, Wall Street Journal, etc. Precious is affectionately known as the #KillerPitchMaster and she can show you how to authentically connect with any audience. She can teach you how to turn job interviews into job offers quickly, get people interested in and take notice of you, and help you speak your dreams into existence. She is an expert who delights in showing women how to boldly embrace their purpose and walk in their authentic light. Get ready to learn, laugh, interact and most importantly, get ready to #slayallcompetition. This will be a virtual workshop. Login information to access this session will be sent to you by e-mail prior to the event. CORE   

 

 


  

 

PES: Meditation

Thursday, June 18, 2020  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

 

The benefits of meditation are vast, but many of us just don’t know how to start, or how to weave it into our normal everyday lives. Join Sarah Wahiba Senan as she helps us take a few minutes to practice meditation, understand how to make it a part of our day and the benefits it provides. This will be a virtual workshop. Login information to access this session will be sent to you by e-mail prior to the event. 

 

 


 

 

PDS: Values

Monday, June 22, 2020  4:00 – 5:30 pm 

 

Join Sarah Wahiba Senan, who is back by popular demand, for a session on values where she will help you do a deep dive exploring your core values. Take some time for you! This will be a virtual ZOOM workshop. Login information to access this session will be sent to you by e-mail prior to the event. ELECTIVE 

 

 


 

 

PDS: Resume and Interview Best Practices - CANCELLED

Thursday, June 25, 2020  5:30 pm – 6:30 pm 

 

Join the team from Blackstone and learn what makes a dynamite resume, and learn some tips and tricks for your next interview. This will be a virtual ZOOM workshop. Login information to access this session will be sent to you by e-mail prior to the event. CORE

  

 

 


   

FMS: Finances During and After COVID19 

Monday, June 29, 2020  8:00 - 9:30 pm

 

Tami Peter will be presenting this workshop on some important tips of getting your finances in order especially during this COVID-19 situation.  You'll have an opportunity to ask questions and everyone always walks away with some important skills. This is a virtual ZOOM workshop, details and a link will be shared prior to the event. ELECTIVE

 

 


  

 

PES: De-Cluttering and Gaining Accountability of Your Space

Tuesday, June 30, 2020  5:30 – 6:30 pm 

 

Clutter is your past, de-cluttering is your FUTURE"  We have all been spending a lot more time at home and many have realized our space may be a bit cluttered, join Denise Riggio, owner of Tidying Bliss as she shares tips, tricks and a new way of thinking about things that fit in our space.  This is a virtual ZOOM workshop, details and a link will be shared prior to the event.

 

 


  

  

 PDS: Social Media and Your Personal Brand

Tuesday, July 7, 2020  6:00 – 7:30 pm 

 

Super Special Event! In today's world it is important to understand the impact of your social media brand, how to insure it is a positive reflection of you and how to protect its integrity.  Join Lindsay Silberman for a must attend event discussing social media.Lindsay Silberman is a Contributing Editor at Town & Country and has spent a decade writing about luxury travel, beauty, and fashion for outlets including Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, Harper's Bazaar, GQ, Maxim, Architectural Digest, Playboy, and others. Over the past several years, she has built a loyal, engaged community of people who flock to her Instagram feed, stories, and website because they genuinely trust what she has to say-from the beauty products worth investing in, to the hotels worth splurging on. Lindsay has also interviewed a number of celebrities including Derek Jeter and Dennis Rodman.This will be a virtual workshop. Login information to access this session will be sent to you by e-mail prior to the event. ELECTIVE

 

 


  

  

 PDS: LinkedIn Basics

Thursday, July 9, 2020  3:00 – 5:00 pm 

 

Join the Career Services professionals from Berkeley College for this hands on session on LinkedIn.  This program is designed for those who do not yet have a LinkedIn Profile or who have a very basic profile and need help in making improvements.  This is a working session and a must for anyone who is not using LinkedIn for their job search or professional development. This is a virtual ZOOM workshop, details and a link will be shared prior to the event. CORE

 

 

 


  

 

  

 PDS: Pivot with Enthusiasm

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:00 – 7:30 pm 

 

Join Keren Eldad, famous Ted Talk, motivational and inspirational speaker and learn how to "Get Out of Doubt and into the Career of your dreams." Self-doubt is normal so let's address the real fear you have. Find your WHY, learn your strengths and purpose. Learn how to get ahead of the curve and pivot your career. This is certainly going to be an energetic and inspirational session. This is a virtual ZOOM workshop, details and a link will be shared prior to the event. CORE

 

 

 


  

  

 PDS: Mock Interview Practice

Thursday, July 23, 2020  6:00 – 7:00 pm 

 

Join the team from Blackstone and learn what makes a dynamite resume, and learn some tips and tricks for your next interview. This will be a virtual workshop. Login information to access this session will be sent to you by e-mail prior to the event CORE

 

 

 


 

 

FMS: Financial Fitness

Thursday, July 30, 2020  6:00 - 7:30 pm

 

In today's world of COVID-19,  thinking about the future is often the furthest thing on our minds. Are you consumed with the day to day and losing sight of preparing for our future? Do you have a desire to get in the drivers seat and clear a path to prepare for a healthy life and lifestyle so you are empowered to make a decision to make work place transitions comfortably? Join members of the Women's Bond Club and chat about your opportunity to take charge and apply practical approaches to Future Proof your resources! This will be a virtual workshop. Login information to access this session will be sent to you by e-mail prior to the event.  CORE

 

 


 

 

 

  

PDS: Blackstone Career Panel

Thursday, August 20, 2020  6:30 – 7:30 pm 

 

Meet a number of professionals from Blackstone, one of the world's leading investment firms, during this virtual panel, learn what the company does and the types of careers that exist.  Ask questions and gain a bit of knowledge about the field. This will be a virtual workshop. Login information to access this session will be sent to you by e-mail prior to the event ELECTIVE

  

 

 


 

 

   

FMS: Don't Get Financially Caught Off Guard - Cancelled

Tuesday, March 10, 2020  6:00 - 7:30 pm

 

To coin the phrase - "Life turns on a dime." You have no idea when you'll "need" insurance or what types of insurance make sense to you! The session today will provide context the root cause of financial uncertainty and how to avoid the risk. The session will overview ways to think about how accidental loss can be manageable. Join Jennaydra Johnson and members of The Women's Bond Club as they facilitate this informative session. This session will take place at: BNYMellon OfficesELECTIVE 

 

 


 

  

PDS: Phone Apps to Help You

Wednesday, March 11, 2020  6:00 – 8:00 pm 

 

Our smartphones can be our lifeline in many ways to save time, money, and energy. Avoid the confusion and join Mallory Gershenfeld as she walks through a few key apps and explains how they can provide support to each of us in areas such as budgeting, sending money & everyday shopping. These apps are available for both iphone and andriod ( most have website version as well). In addition, Mallory has some quick iphone tricks which may help you use your phone more effectively. This workshop will be held at Bottomless Closet.  ELECTIVE 

 

 

 


 

 

PDS: International Women's Luncheon and Panel - CANCELLED

Thursday, March 12, 2020  10:30 am – 1:30 pm 

 

Please join Euromoney Institutional Investor & Bottomless Closet as they present Power Up! A Forum Elevating Women in Their Careers.  In celebration of International Women’s Day and Women’s History month this special event will include a panel of women speaking about their career and experiences, followed by a lovely lunch and networking.  You don’t want to miss this event. Attendees will receive a special gift.  Please dress neatly. Registration is required. This is open to clients and special guest. The event will take place at Euromoney’s midtown headquarters – exact address will be shared prior to the event. 

  

 


 

  

CD: Career Day at BlackRock - Cancelled

Wednesday, March 18, 2020   4:30 pm - 6:30 pm 

  

Join team members from BlackRock for this fun and informative event. BlackRock is one of the leading asset management firms in the world, you will meet team members, learn some best practices on interviewing, practice your interview skills during mock interviews and network with the team over refreshments. 

This workshop will take place at their location:            

40 East 52nd Street 

Please arrive at 4:15 pm

Bring your resume

 

  


 

 

PDS: Know Your Rights

Thursday, March 19, 2020  6:00 – 8:00 pm 

 

This workshop will be facilitated by a group of attorneys to help you understand your legal rights pertaining to employment law. Their goal is to provide guidance and answers to general questions you may have. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. This workshop will be held at Bottomless Closet .  ELECTIVE 

 

 

 


  

   

FMS: First Time Home Buyers Session

Tuesday, March 24, 2020  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 

Catherine Davis will lead this workshop focusing on the benefits and pitfalls of buying a home as well as programs to help first time and low income home buyers. This session will be held at Bottomless Closet. ELECTIVE

 

 


 

  

    

PDS: Smart & Sexy Day- To Be Rescheduled for a Later Date

Wednesday, March 25, 2020  11:00 am – 3:00 pm 

 

Join Bottomless Closet for our annual Smart & Sexy Day sponsored by Smart & Sexy Lingerie, you will be treated to an afternoon of amazing speakers, acquire some helpful tips on topics such as shopping on a budget, developing your rockstar pitch, and ways to get out of the negativity.  You will enjoy lunch, be fitted and receive a brand new bra, and just network with some amazing friends, old and new.  The event will be held in Midtown, details on the address will be provided in an event confirmation.

Registration begins at 10:30 am

 

 


 

 

FMS: You Can Bank On It! - CANCELLED

Wednesday, March 25, 2020  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 

Banking fees, rules, products and services can be very confusing. This session, delivered by staff from People's United Bank will provide guidance on Bank products and services, help you understand how to avoid fees and determine the best types of products for your financial needs. This type of is important for all of us to help us with our financial health. CORE

 

The session takes place at:

Gerstein Fisher Offices 

565 Fifth Avenue, 27th Flr.

between 40th and 41st street

 

 


 

   

FMS: State of Cyper Security - Cancelled

Thursday, March 26, 2020  1:30 - 3:30 pm

 

Join members of Deutche Bank’s Cyber Security team as they provide valuable information and tips on how to keep your property, your identity and you safe from cyber security threats. Learn how to identify potential hacking efforts, understand the best practices for identity safety and have the opportunity to have your questions answered. This session takes place at Deutsch Bank’s Wall Street headquarters.   Details will be provided upon registration confirmation, refreshments will be available.CORE

 

 


 

  

 

CD: Career Day at ABN Amro Capital - CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 1, 2020   1:30 pm - 3:30 pm 

  

Join staff from AMN Amro Capital during this career day, learn about this organization, practice your interview skills, network with members of the team.  This is a new partner for Bottomless Closet and we are excited about this event.  Refreshments will be served.  

This Event will take place at their New York Headquarters:            

                                                         100 Park Avenue, 17th Floor

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PDS: Early Success on the Job

Wednesday, April 1, 2020  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

 

Now that you have a job, how do you make sure that you do a good job? Experts will lead this workshop on transitioning to a new job or position and gaining early success. She will discuss the key to making the transition, managing change, and getting off to a good start. CORE

 

 


 

 

PES: Your Productive Health 

Thursday, April 2, 2020  5:30 – 7:30 pm 

 

This session is targeted for those women in their reproductive years who want to learn about reproductive health and options available. This event is in partnership with Twentyeight Health, whose mission is to increase access to sexual and reproductive health. There will be an informal panel session of doctors to speak about sexual and reproductive health. These doctors will provide a safe and positive environment for you to ask any questions. There will also be a short presentation about Twentyeight Health, followed by food & drinks. Take advantage of this great opportunity to meet and mingle with people from the NYC startup community who are passionate about access to healthcare. This workshop will be held in Brooklyn. More details will be provided in follow-up email. 

 

Clutter is your past, de-cluttering is your FUTURE"  We have all been spending a lot more time at home and many have realized our space may be a bit cluttered, join Denise Riggio, owner of Tidying Bliss as she shares tips, tricks and a new way of thinking about things that fit in our space.  This is a virtual ZOOM workshop, details and a link will be shared prior to the event.

 


   

   

FMS: Resource Building and Planning

Tuesday, April 14, 2020  6:00 - 8:00 pm

 

In today’s society thinking about the future is often the furthest thing on our minds. Are you consumed with the day to day and losing sight of preparing for our future? Do you have a desire to get in the driver’s seat and clear a path to prepare for a healthy life and lifestyle so you are empowered to make a decision to make work place transitions comfortably? Then lets chat about your opportunity to take charge and apply practical approaches to Future Proof your resources! This workshop wil be held at Bottomless Closet. ELECTIVE

 

 


  

    

PDS: Your Housing Rights

Monday, April 20, 2020  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

Attorneys from Staten Island Legal Services NYC will be presenting this workshop on housing rights in NYC.  The session will discuss the rights of rent-regulated tenants, protections against landlord harassment, and housing discrimination.  This session will certainly be popular and registration is absolutely required. ELECTIVE 

 

 


 


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