Join from anywhere—this program is entirely remote.

             a 10-Week Program, Tuesday Evenings                                                                  

October 3 — December 12, 2023

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (EST)

Standard tuition is $500 per participant.

Thanks to our generous sponsor, tuition is only $165!

Academy Members may attend for free.
Scholarships are Available


This virtual program is ideal for:

  • Early-career professionals who have spent at least 1 – 2 years in the workforce
  • Individuals who are wanting to learn from their peers as a community-focused cohort
  • Professionals looking to maximize their potential and elevate their best selves as positive change agents in their workplace and in their career journey
Sponsored by:

Navigating the waters of the 21st century workplace can be tricky.

This career empowerment course is about investing in YOU; holistically understanding your career identity as an early-career professional, learning how to navigate the workplace and sharing your story with confidence.

This is a cohort-style course where students will learn in community together about how to be their own self-advocate and servant leader in their career journey, creating an authentic vision for their future.


Tell Your Story

Develop Lasting Connections

Lead with your Strengths

Balance Work & Life Priorities

Communicate with Confidence

Invest in Your Financial Future

How does it work?

  • A virtual interactive 10-week session course
  • Insight and advice from five expert professionals
  • Opportunity to engage with other professionals in peer learning community
  • 1:1 personal coaching session
  • A personal career empowerment guide
  • Digital certificate and LinkedIn badge upon completion

Course Overview:

INVEST in Yourself

  • Oct 3  Connect with Your Values: Discovering Motivation & Inspiration
  • Oct 10  Lead with Your Strengths: Moving Forward with ACTION

INVEST in Confident Communication

  • Oct 17  Tell Your Story: Articulating Your SKILLS and Strengths
  • Oct 24  Influence Others: Engaging in Crucial Conversations
  • Oct 31  Foster Feedback: Engaging in Radical Candor

INVEST in Authentic Relationships

  • Nov 7 Lead with Empathy- Embracing the #1 Skill of the 21st Century
  • Nov 14  Engage in Authentic Relationships – Building Lasting Connections

INVEST in Your Financial Future

  • Nov 28  Be Savvy & Smart: Preparing Financially for the Future

INVEST in Your Journey & Self-Care

  • Dec 5  Develop Powerful Habits for Career Success and Work-Life Integration
  • Dec 12  Overcome Your Inner Critic: Being a Self-Advocate in Your Career Journey


  • 10-week program on Tuesday evenings, October 3rd to December 12th, 2023
  • 90 min live sessions from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST and approx. 15 – 30 mins of independent work per week
  • Each participant will have a personalized career coaching session with the Program Lead
  • $500 cost. Our sponsor has enabled SLA to provide a deep discount to $165 per participant. Academy Members may attend for free. A limited number of partial scholarships are available.
  • Maximum of 15 – 17 participants (limit of 5 registrations per organization) on a first-come, first-served basis


Students will meet via Zoom in Eastern Standard time and will utilize Slack for course communication. Students will need to have their own computers and internet access

Meet the Facilitators:

Eilis Wasserman
(she, her, hers)

– Remote Career Coach
– Introvert Advocate
– Empathetic Connector

Fun Fact: She is a triplet that loves to swing dance

Adam Bouse
(he, him, his)

– Leadership Coach
– Emotional Intelligence Trainer
– Constant Learner

Fun Fact: He is a hobby mobile photographer with 11+ million views on Unsplash

Veronica Rahim
(she, her, hers)

– Compassionate Career Consultant
– Collaborative Community Partner
– DEI Advocate & Enthusiastic Leader

Fun Fact: She loves to dance and focus on personal wellness

Kate Elliott
(she, her, hers)

– Community-Focused Storyteller
– Passionate Educator
– Strategic Communicator

Fun Fact: She grew up fly fishing, and her front two teeth aren’t real

Mary Wangondu
(she, her, hers)

– Financial Wellness Coach
– Social Capital Enthusiast
– Compassionate Listener

Fun Fact: Speaks 4 languages and could talk for hours about tech and traveling


October 3 — December 12, 2023

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (EST)

Have questions or need assistance?
Contact: Eilis Wasserman, SLA Program Manager