April 2021 Newsletter

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April 2021

Paint and Sip with Us – Limited Tickets!

Join us for the REELZ Virtual Painting party – Thursday, April 22 6-8 PM PT

Unleash your inner creativity with REELZ and WICT NorCal during our virtual paint and sip event! Register now to secure your ticket because the deadline to register is TODAY at 6 pm.

When: Thursday, April 22 | 6 PM – 8 PM PT

Tickets: $15
Featuring: Live DJ, Painting supplies provided by Paint & Sip Live.

Click here to RSVP. Limited ticketing so register now!

Celebrate Diversity Month

April is Celebrate Diversity Month, started in 2004 to recognize and honor the diversity surrounding us all. By celebrating differences and similarities during this month, we hope that people will get a deeper understanding of each other. There are plenty of ways to celebrate diversity in everyday situations such as:

  • Read a book or see a movie containing multicultural perspectives.
  • Listen to different types of cultural music.
  • Try a food from a different culture that you’ve never tasted before.

Get to Know Our Vice President

A Q&A session with WICT NorCal VP, Jaymee Micheletti

We’re always excited to highlight our chapter’s successful female leaders, so we sat down with newly appointed WICT NorCal VP, Jaymee Micheletti, who also currently serves as Director, Business Operations for Comcast’s Mountain West region. This is your chance to learn about Jaymee’s professional journey, personal outlooks, fun facts and more. 
Visit the WICT NorCal website to read the full Q&A session.

Touchstones in Focus: Listen

We will focus on one of the WICT Touchstones of Leadership each month, which serve as our compass along the path of strategic and effective leadership development.

Our focus this month is LISTEN.  Most of us think that listening is a passive activity.  It’s not.  It’s an intentional act to commit to be a better and mindful listener.  In addition to being an active listener, try to listen with more than just your ears and to be present when you’re listening. As we Celebrate Diversity Month, try to also look through others’ lenses and LISTEN with your heart to learn from people’s unique stories and gain new narratives to rise and develop professionally and personally. Click here to see the WICT Touchstone of Leadership.

Professional Development Webinar Series #1

Thursday, April 15 – “Quickly Position Your Team and Yourself for Success” with Joy Conley Kacik. Register now.

Know how to position yourself as a leader, whether a first-time supervisor or a CEO, with a process that sets you up for quick success whether new to the position or already in place. Gain the support and confidence of direct-reports and impress those above you by demonstrating your ability to produce results. Click here to register.

Inspiration Inbox

Do you have a favorite inspirational quote or phrase? Click here and let us know to be featured in an upcoming newsletter!

“It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” ~Maya Angelou

Calendar of Events

April 13: Equal Pay Day
April 15: Joy Kacik Webinar Series: “Quick Start Your Leadership Role”
April 22: The Reelz Painting Party: Virtual Paint and Sip night
May: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May 5: Cinco de Mayo
May 20: Save the Date WICT 2021 Series 2 – Handle Difficult Conversations with Confidence. Register.