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November 2020 News Blitz

BSFO wishes to thank you for participating in the democratic process during this election, no matter where you stand on the political spectrum. We send you peace as we move into a season of gratitude, and look forward to the continued work towards progress for our communities.
BSFO Event TODAY at 12pm!

Cultivating Relationships to Further your Career
Tuesday, November 17  | 12:00pm - 1:00pm 
Join the Black Staff and Faculty Organization,  Alianza, and the Native American Staff Council for this collaborative event! In this training you will learn how to network and build relationships virtually to further and advance in your career. You will gain helpful inside tips to:
  • Connect with other professionals to approach for mentorship/informational interview/ sponsorship
  • How to Introduce and Approach Professionals (emails, LinkedIn etc)
  • Learn successful tips on how to build authentic long lasting relationships that will help you grow and give as a professional.
  • How to maintain the newly established connections for career advancement.

About the Speaker: Patricia Villegas, MSW, PPSC graduated with her Masters Degree from University Southern California as a Social Work Practitioner with an undergraduate degree from San Jose University with a Bachelors of Art in Social Work. She is a lifelong learner and is consistently enrolled in professional development courses.

News & Announcements
from the Berkeleyan...
Kamala Harris's rise, multicultural roots and challenges
"UC Berkeley faculty, students and staff celebrate Harris’s extraordinary political career and reflect on whether her biracial, multicultural roots have helped, or hindered, her path to the vice presidency..." Read more>>
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