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Wednesday, April 29, 2020
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Student-Alumni GWebinar: "Unlock Your Career Success: Knowing the Unwritten Rules Changes Everything" (Online) 



Event Description

Join alumni and students for a unique Student-Alumni GWebinar presented by alumna Christine Brown-Quinn, GWSB MBA ‘92, as she discusses her recent book, Unlock Your Career Success: Knowing the Unwritten Rules Changes Everything with the GW community.  

Following the global success of her former book, Step Aside Super Woman, Christine shares the key themes and back story to her newly released book, Unlock Your Career Success: Knowing the Unwritten Rules Changes Everything. In this GWebinar, Christine discusses one of the biggest myths ever when it comes to career success: there is no such thing as a one-dimensional meritocracy. If you think that by just doing a stellar job you are going to get tapped on the shoulder for that next promotion, you’ll likely be waiting a long time. The real secret to career success, therefore, is not 'working hard' at the exclusion of other truly career-enhancing behaviors. 

Christine's presentation will be interactive, with an opportunity for Q&A and poll responses throughout the session.

This event is open to all alumni and students in the GW community.


rsz_img_8120.jpgFollowing 30+ years in the corporate world, Christine Brown-Quinn, embarked on a new career in 2010 to share with aspiring professionals practical, hands-on business strategies to fast track their careers. She‘s been on a mission to bust the myth that a rewarding career and a fulfilling personal life have to be at loggerheads. Through her webinars, one-on-one coaching and in-person workshops, Christine unveils what really matters in getting ahead in demanding corporate environments. As a former Managing Director in International Finance, Christine is well versed in what it takes to forge a thriving career in highly pressurized, alpha environments. Christine is an accomplished international speaker and commentator on a range of issues relevant to the success of female professionals through podcasts, blogs, articles, radio & television shows (i.e. BBC Sunday Live, BBC Big Questions, Financial Times, London Evening Standard, Women in Banking & Finance Magazine, The Glass Hammer, Association of Women Solicitors’ Link magazine, Computer Weekly, WDRC 1360 AM, and many others). She is also a published author on work-life balance for professional women. Her first book, Step Aside Super Woman, continues to resonate with professional women across a wide range of age groups, sectors as well as continents. In March 2020, Christine launched  her second book, Unlock Your Career Success – Knowing the Unwritten Rules Changes Everything, which is a five star rated Amazon #1 Best Seller in Business & Finance. Christine has an undergraduate degree in Foreign Languages from Georgetown University (Cum Laude) and an MBA in International Business from The George Washington University (Beta Gamma Sigma scholar). She has also tutored for Georgetown University’s Graduate Program in International Management at Oxford University on managing diversity in the workplace, as well as delivered workshops for The George Washington University's On the Board programme. Christine is currently a member of GW’s School of Business Dean’s Board of Advisors. A true believer in giving back, Christine is also a member of the Dean’s Diversity Council, as well as an executive committee member on GW’s Alumni Association. In order to increase networking opportunities for London-based U.S. Alumni, Christine serves on the Advisory Board of the US Alumni Club which supports the local alumni clubs of U.S. universities. Additionally, Christine serves as a mentor for International Women’s Forum (IWF) Fellows program, designed to accelerate the careers of top-performing women through world-class leadership and mentoring from executive women leaders. Christine’s leadership is grounded in the principles of integrity, diversity & inclusion, and courageous conversations.  


System Requirements

GWebinars are scheduled events simulcast over the web via Adobe Connect. You will need a computer with a browser, Adobe Flash player, Internet connection, and functional speakers or headphones. Voice-Over IP will broadcast the audio over your computer, so no phone access is needed. Please be mindful of the Time Zone of the presentation (EST).

Access details will be provided once you register.


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