Power Hour: Career Pivot
Making a Career Pivot – Developing your Story, Networking Mindset, and Interview Strategy
Join executive coach Sasha McDowell, Founder of Epicycle Group, and DRG Search Consultant Sara Lundberg for a workshop designed to help you lay the foundation for a career pivot. Whether you are looking for a role more in line with your strengths and interests, increased meaning, or you are re-entering the workforce, this webinar will prepare you for a focused, high-impact transition to a new position.
The evening will dive into three fundamentals for success:
How to shape your personal narrative
Developing a mindset for effective networking
Preparing to ace the interview
When: 11/20/2019 07:30pm – 08:30pm
Where: Register here
- Sara Garlick Lundberg – DRG Search Consultant
Sara Garlick Lundberg’s experience includes working with nonprofit leadership in the areas of fundraising, executive leadership, and research. Her practice focuses on searches in the areas of women’s empowerment & health, advocacy, and international development. Leveraging more than 20 years of experience, Sara’s key priorities are facilitating candid conversations with leaders about their organizational challenges and building confidence in their vision for growth.
Sara has conducted searches for the Guttmacher Institute, Annie’s List and the National Center for Learning Disabilities. Sara got her start at The Wall Street Journal’s SmartMoney magazine. She later worked as a fundraiser in the nonprofit sector at children’s organizations like Absolute Return for Kids US (ARKUS), Civic Builders, GenerationOn, and The Children’s Aid Society. Sara is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College where she studied international development with a focus on women in rural India.
Sara is a runner, proud immigrant, and self-proclaimed podcast obsessive.
- Sasha McDowell – Coach and Founder of Epicycle Group
Sasha McDowell is the founder of Epicycle Group, an organization that helps parents and women leaders be successful at work and at home. Epicycle offers career and executive coaching, mental load couples coaching, mastermind groups, and helps workplaces retain women leaders by creating family-friendly cultures.
Sasha’s professional life has been dedicated to social justice and increasing opportunities for underserved groups. She began working at a community-based non-profit organization, where she managed the youth development department, led teams, and developed out-of-school-time programs. She then worked in the corporate sector, funding non-profit organizations that created meaningful work opportunities for high school students. After graduate school Sasha led the New York office of a national non-profit increasing college access. She then worked at the New York City Department of Education, ensuring educational access for special populations.
Sasha has also volunteered in numerous roles to improve the lives of women and families, including supporting parents in crisis, mentoring young people, and counseling women who are survivors of domestic violence. Sasha received her BA in women’s studies from Trinity College, and an MPA and MSW from Columbia University. She lives in South Orange, NJ with her husband and two children.