2003-09-20Do you find there is a glass ceiling that prevents you from reaching your career goals? SVWomen presents the "Five Common Challenges Facing Asian Women in the U.S." seminar to help you improve your communication skills, realize your potentials and become more successful in both workplace and social life.

SVWomen Career Seminar: Five Common Challenges Facing Asian Women in the U.S.

Speaker: Preston Ni, Professor of Speech Communication Department at Foothill College

Date/Time: Saturday, September 20th, 1:30pm-4:00pm

Location: Newark Library Meeting Room
6300 Civic Terrace Ave.
Newark, CA 94560
Map: http://maps.yahoo.com/maps_result?ed=exOzRup_0To1_kTzSQmOrb2rcTz.7OWxq.x2pGXDyA--&csz=94560&country=us

Fee: $2

Contact: Jie Feng jie9t9@yahoo.com

Discussions: http://www.svwomen.org/bbs/viewtopic.php?id=6&t_id=102


Seminar Description

This seminar will address cultural differences, communication barriers, gender stereotypes, conflict resolution styles, and family responsibilities. A question and answer session will follow Professor Ni's talk.

Preston Ni Biography

Preston Ni is a professor, consultant, trainer, and course designer in the areas of professional communication, cross-cultural understanding, and interpersonal effectiveness. Since 1990, thousands of participants have benefited from his dynamic and powerful courses. His list of clients range from Fortune 500 stalwarts Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, Yahoo!, NEC, and Solectron, to individual professionals seeking to enhance their communication success.

Professor Ni holds a Master of Science Degree in Business Administration, and is full-professor of the Speech Communication Department at Foothill College in Silicon Valley, California. Recently he appeared twice on the television show "China Crosstalk", and was featured on the KTSF evening news and the Sing Tao Daily.

Professor Ni is the author of "How to Communicate Effectively and Handle Difficult People" and "With Dignity and Honor: Understanding Racism, Unlearning Racism". He is also the keynote speaker on the video program "Cross-Cultural Communication: East and West", featured on the Business and Technology Network and the National Technological University Network. For more information on Professor Ni and his courses, workshops, and private consulting, write to pnspeaker@yahoo.com.

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