Have you ever stopped and thought about all the things that make you remarkable?

Well, if not, do it now!

Today, many employers encourage their employees to reflect on their achievements. It’s also an important step in building the narrative around how you add value to an organization as a candidate. This will help strengthen your application materials, your professional introduction, and interview answers.

Did you know that Google launched the #IAmRemarkable initiative a few years ago to teach women and underrepresented populations to feel more comfortable with self-promotion? Check out our recap of past #IAmRemarkable sessions facilitated at CCE!

In honor of Women’s History Month, our Employer and Alumni Relations team selected a list of cross-industry programs that empower women in the workplace.

  1. Million Women Mentors (MWM), an initiative of STEMconnector, a national and global movement to spark the interest and confidence in women and girls to pursue STEM careers and leadership opportunities through the power of mentoring.
  2. 100 Women in Finance – a global network of professionals in the finance industry working together to empower women at each career stage. Through pillars of Education, Peer Engagement and Impact the network aims to further the progress of women in finance, and enable their positive influence over pre-career young women.
  3. Google - Women Techmakers — global program that provides visibility, community, and resources for women in technology worldwide.
  4. Tory Burch – Embrace Ambition with its annual summit on March 5th (available to watch online). Created by the Tory Burch Foundation, a nonprofit to empower women bringing together leaders, activists, and performers to challenge bias and create new norms.
  5. Women on the Move — JPMorgan Chase’s commitment to fuel female ambition and advance financial equality.
  6. Women’s Studio Workshop — artist-centered community committed to support self-expression through providing time and space in the form of grants, residencies, and internships where artists can come to work with 24-hour access to studios.
  7. Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women — a global initiative that fosters economic growth by providing women entrepreneurs around the world with a business and management education, mentoring and networking, and access to capital.
  8. The Ruth Handler Mentorship Program — resource for women working in the toy, licensing and entertainment industries. Providing tools for professional growth and career development through a personalized 1:1 mentor-match that aligns with mentees stated career goals and objectives.
  9. Women@BCG — offering a global best-in-class career development, mentorship, and networking programs to help employees excel—personally and professionally. 
  10. The Women in Film Mentoring Program — nurtures emerging talent in the entertainment industry by connecting mentees with established professionals and peers who can offer advice and guidance. Mentees get the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the entertainment industry’s business practices and culture, focus their efforts, and hone skills.