Social Media & Professional Lives

LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter can be powerful tools for your professional development. Get an overview of the sites from Katherine Battee-Freeman (Career Development Professional) and quick tips on how best to market yourself from Christine Izuakor (Information Security Professional) while enjoying some munchies and expanding your professional network. Open to women and men from UIC and the Chicago community. RSVP required – Scroll down to the bottom of this page to RSVP.

Who are the sponsors: (updated 4/14/16)
Co-sponsored by CCSW Minority Concerns subcommittee, CCSW Staff Advocacy subcommittee, CCSW Community Relations subcommittee, the UIC Office of Career Services/Student Employment Office, and the Chancellors Committee on the Status of Latina/o’s.

What to bring:
An open and curious mind.

When to show up:
Thursday, April 21, 2016
3:30 – 4:30pm

Where to participate:
African American Cultural Center, Gallery Room 207
East Campus – Addams Hall, 2nd floor
830 South Halsted Street in Chicago, IL
Visit for assistance.

Why should you join us:
To learn something new and share your experiences with others.


  • Open to everyone from UIC and the Chicago community.
  • Limited to 30 people
  • Refreshments provided
  • CCSW events are designated as official Chancellor’s Status Committee meetings, and are thereby considered approved for employee participation.
  • If you need accommodations to participate, please contact Kathyy at 312-413-4141 before April 15th.

Tentative agenda
3:30 – 3:40 10 minutes participants connecting and grabbing food
3:40 – 3:45 5 minutes sponsors and facilitators acknowledged
3:45 – 4:05 20 minutes LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook overview
4:05 – 4:25 20 minutes quick tips on self-marketing and using social media for professional development
4:25 – 4:40 15 minute questions and networking exercise
4:40 – 5:00 networking for people who want to stay, clean-up equipment and food, overflow time is case we get off schedule

Please RSVP below

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