October 26th – Polish Your Public Speaking

Public speaking workshop This month's main event is all about learning how to speak in public with confidence.  Public speaking is a crucial skill but doesn't come naturally to many of us. Tina Getachew, communications professional and member of Toastmasters International, will host a workshop on the dos and don'ts of speaking to a crowd. She will: - Give tips for both planned presentations and impromptu speaking; - Explain how to avoid some common errors; and - Help us understand ho...
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Enneagram Personal Development Workshop – Special benefit for IPWA members

Why do we sometimes find ourselves in the same annoying situation over and over again? What do I have to do to improve my relationship with…? Why is it that I try to change certain aspects of myself, and it just doesn’t work? Why is it so difficult for me to be alone with myself, and in peace? If any of these questions resonate internally, IPWA is offering a special benefit for members to take advantage of a personal development workshop, based on the model of the Enneagram.  Through...
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My day as… Deloitte Director and Mother of Three

What's a regular day like for working mother of three Alison Weyland? Here she explains how she balances being a Director in Consulting at Deloitte with raising three boys in Santiago. About me… I was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. I graduated as a mechanical engineer and worked in manufacturing, but ultimately I didn't see it as a long term career so after a few years I decided to do an MBA and then change careers into consulting. I started working at Deloitte after finishing my ...
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Introducing IPWA’s new leadership…

IPWA is excited to announce two new co-chairs, Michelle and Rocio. Meet Michelle and Rocio in person at the next event on Wednesday 25 May, when Michelle will present on developing your personal brand. Rocio Manzanares Communications, Data Analysis and Org. Design Professional Rocio is Chilean-Dutch and holds a BA. International Business Management and a MSC. Business Economics from Erasmus University, Rotterdam. After becoming a mother of two boys, Rocio works from home as a freelance co...
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