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McGill Alert. The downtown campus will remain partially closed through the evening of Monday, July 15. See the Campus Safety site for details.

Alerte de McGill. Le campus du centre-ville restera partiellement fermé jusqu’au lundi 15 juillet, en soirée. Complément d’information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention

SCS International Women’s Day Celebrations 2022 

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Presented by the McGill School of Continuing Studies

To celebrate International Women’s Day, the McGill School of Continuing Studies will hold special events featuring our faculty, instructors, and members of SCS community at large. These events will offer not only inspiring activities to celebrate the occasion but also aim to empower women with tools to help them advance their careers and achieve personal and professional goals, all while providing the opportunity to connect with exceptional women across sectors.

The events will cover topics such as negotiation skills, career pathways for language professionals, and Indigenous art. Join us to get inspired, feel empowered, and meet remarkable women!

 

 

Past Events

Negotiation Skills for Women: How to Successfully Negotiate in the Workplace

Negotiation Skills for Women: How to Successfully Negotiate in the Workplace

This interactive webinar will offer practical advice, strategies, and tools to help women successfully negotiate in the workplace to achieve desired goals.

Presented by Fabiola Tassy, Lawyer and Negotiator, WSP, Instructor, McGill School of Continuing Studies. Welcome remarks delivered by Carola Weil, PhD, Dean of Continuing Studies, McGill University.

Watch the Replay Passcode: Nb2Kvmsv

About Fabiola Tassy

Since 2005, Fabiola Tassy has worked in organizations such as Thomson Reuters, Pratt & Whitney and Siemens. Fabiola currently works as Senior Legal Counsel at Golder Associates Ltd, a member of WSP. She is also an instructor at McGill University where she teaches workshops on negotiation and on managing risks through contracts.

Throughout her career, Fabiola has negotiated various types of international agreements in various sectors of the economy, such as aerospace, energy, construction, procurement, and corporate/commercial transactions. Fabiola is recognized for her strong business acumen and her ability to effectively find creative solutions to complex issues. Sports have always been a major part of her balanced life, including running a few marathons and online yoga journeys.


WLEC Mentorship Event: Pathways to and Within the Localization Industry

WLEC Mentorship Event: Pathways to and Within the Localization Industry

Organized by Women in Localization - Eastern Canada Chapter

This virtual mentoring event will have small-group discussions led by mentors around the theme of pathways to and within the localization industry. 

Keynote speech delivered by María Sierra Córdoba Serrano, PhD, Assistant Dean of Curriculum and Program Development, McGill School of Continuing Studies.

Date: March 23, 2022
Time: 5:30 - 7 p.m. EDT

 
About María Sierra Córdoba Serrano

Dr. María Sierra Córdoba Serrano is an Associate Professor in Translation Studies, as well as the Assistant Dean of Curriculum and Program Development at McGill School of Continuing Studies. As the former Director of McGill’s Translation Studies Unit (2018–2021), she was a driving force behind a series of fundamental changes to the translation programs to make them more responsive to the needs of the industry, including the design of a Master of Science in Multilingual Digital Communication (Applied), currently pending approval by the Quebec government. After studying and freelancing in Spain, Belgium and the U.K., and completing an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Translation Studies at the University of Ottawa, she landed an academic position at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (California) in 2009, where she served as an Associate Professor until joining McGill in 2017.

As a scholar-practitioner, she is particularly interested in multilingualism management. Dr. Córdoba Serrano is the author of a book, as well as numerous book chapters, journal issues and articles in international peer-reviewed journals. She has also translated two award-winning Quebec novels into Spanish. Notable clients over the years have included the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Microsoft, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Shoah Memorial in Paris, The Understanding Group and the National Steinbeck Center.


Indigenous Artists and Different Styles of Art

McGill-McCord Indigenous Artists and Different Styles of Art

Join two Indigenous artists – Owisokon Lahache and Candia Flynn – as they discuss and showcase their styles of art while exploring the McCord Museum’s exhibition Indigenous Voices of Today.  

The event will be held in-person at the McCord Museum but will also be livestreamed on YouTube. 

Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Time: 12–1 p.m. EDT

Watch the Recording

About Owisokon Lahache and Candia Flynn

A friend of the McGill School of Continuing Studies’ Indigenous Relations Initiative, Indigenous artist, Owisokon Lahache from Kahnawake is Mohawk and her art is different from Inuit and other First Nations art. Owisokon meets First Nations work at the McCord Museum’s exhibition Indigenous Voices of Today and comments on her style of art compared to other styles by showcasing some of her pieces and her interest in corporate art design.

Owisokon’s friend Candia Flynn is Nipmuc and lives in Kahnawake. She is the founder of Healingstitches and will discuss storytelling clothing. Inspired by a person's vision, she designs clothing into wearable art to help people on their healing journey, while demonstrating resilience – a prominent theme of the Indigenous Voices of Today exhibit.

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