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November 2017 Dinner Meeting
November 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm$25 - $75
Confidence & Risk-Taking Workshop
Join us for a Confidence & Risk-Taking Workshop to learn the importance of confidence and risk-taking in career trajectory and engage in workshop style activities to bring out subconscious tones and indicators of both confidence and risk-taking. Our speakers will convey the impact that confidence and risk-taking play in career growth, ensure that participants understand indicators of each, and challenge participants to take the next “risk” in their career.
Rebecca (Becky) Sager is a manager in KPMG’s Mergers & Acquisitions Tax practice. Becky joined KPMG in July of 2013 and is based in the Tysons Corner, Virginia office. Becky has provided M&A tax advice to a broad range of domestic, multi-national, and foreign-owned clients. Her current and past clients operate in the following industries: infrastructure, aerospace and defense, pharmaceutical, and design and manufacturing of industrial and consumer products. Becky is also on the Executive Committee of KPMG’s Network of Women.
Risa Morrison is an Audit Senior Manager in KPMG’s Tysons Corner office in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications practice. She has more than 12 years of experience providing financial statement audits, audits of internal controls and other audit-related services. Risa has substantial experience in the planning, execution, and supervision of both mid-market and large global public company audits, as well as the audits of smaller private equity companies. Risa has experience managing engagements across a variety of industries including technology, media, and broadcast. Risa is also on the Executive Leadership Committee of KPMG’s Network of Women.
*Registrations will close on November 9th at 11:55PM. Registrations made after this date will incur a $20 late fee.*
- Appetizers: Crispy Pepperoni Risotto Bites & Four-Cheese Ravioli Fritté
- Salads: Spinach & Chopped Apple and Walnut
- Pastas: Vegetable Penne Primavera & Gnocchi and Italian Sausage
- Entrées: Oven-Roasted Pork Loin with Balsamic Cream Sauce & Lemon and Herb Salmon
- Desserts: Profiteroles with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream and Hot Fudge & Apple Crostada
Objectives: By the end of the presentation, participants will be able to convey the impact that confidence and risk-taking play in career growth, understand indicators of each, and challenge themselves to take the next “risk” in their career.
Program Level: Basic
Instructional Delivery Method: Group
CPE: 1 Credit Hour
Administration Policies: E-mail Kelly (Hale) Salter (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Shannon Kuehn (email@example.com) with any questions or special dietary requirements. Please notify us of any food allergies.
For questions regarding meeting cancellations due to inclement weather, contact Kelly Salter or Shannon Kuehn after 2PM on the day of the event.
Official National Registry Statement
The Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/.