A Virtual Workshop Presented By  

STEM-UP Network and Women in Tech® USA

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Registration Fee is Optional

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Maximize Connections and Advance Your Career

A Virtual Workshop

Thursday, March 31, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:30 AM (Eastern)

Networking is an essential skill that can be practiced and perfected. This interactive workshop, facilitated by Madeline Tomchick from Microsoft and Beverly Magda, PhD from Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, engages you in exchanging ideas with others on the value of personal and professional networks, developing your skills and identifying strategies to build and maintain your network, and rehearsing networking techniques. Discussion will focus on how to use networking to help shape your career growth and to fuel your personal brand, early on in your career.

  • Learn why traditional networking doesn’t work for women, and what does
  • Identify strategies for building and maintaining your network
  • Develop a plan for building your own personal board of directors

Target Audience:    *STEM Students     *Early Career Professionals     *Faculty     *Alumna

Meet the Facilitators


, STEM-UP Network


, STEM-UP Network

, STEM-UP NetworkMadeline Tomchick is an Enterprise Channel Manager for State and Local Government at Microsoft.  She is responsible for maintaining the relationship with the partners and supporting her account teams while building a book of business. Prior to managing the channel, Ms. Tomchick worked in the partner ecosystem for 4 years.  She is a graduate of American University (BS Business Administration) and Georgetown University (MPS Technology Management).  In addition to the Alliance Manager role, Madeline is involved with Women in Technology Groups and encourages young women to join STEM, since she believes “Empowered Women, Empower Women.”  She lives in the Washington DC area with her husband, son, and two cats.

, STEM-UP NetworkBeverly Magda, Ph.D. is the Associate Provost, Strategic Partnerships, at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. Prior to moving into academia full-time, Dr. Magda spent over 20 years in the technology field leading projects focused on enterprise-wide systems initiatives and organizational systems change. She is passionate about supporting other women and girls in STEM. Dr. Magda taught at Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, George Washington University, and Hood College at both the graduate and undergraduate level. She holds a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from the George Washington University. She also holds a Master of Science in Telecommunications Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer & Information Science.

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