Empa is a member of Advance.

Advance aims at increasing the share of women in leading positions in Switzerland. A program, involving different types of workshops, helps the member companies of Advance to reach their gender diversity objectives. In the year 2021, all the workshops (skill building, connect@advance, future workplace) are held as webinars and most of them are available to all Empa personnel from all fields of work.

'Skill building' workshops:

Target audience: For women in middle management (group leaders, department heads, members of the board).

Topics: Work-life balance, improving leading skills, improving self-confidence, deal with conflicts etc.

List of workshops and dates:
https://weadvance.ch/programs/skill-building

Registration:
Send an email to to ask for a place in a workshop. Three seats per year are available.

Upcoming workshops:

SKILL BUILDING

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WOMEN ON BOARDS
May 31, 2022 in Zurich in English
November 3, 2022 in Zurich in English

Experience what it’s like to be on a Board with a challenging case study.
More information here

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CHALLENGING CONVERSATIONS 
December 06, 2021, 09:00-17:00, in Zurich in English
April 5, 2022 online in English
October 27, 2022 in Zurich in English

Get to win-win with those difficult conversations we all need to have.
More information here

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PILOT ½ CREDIT - GO AFTER YOU BIG DREAM!
December 07, 2021, 09:00 - 17:00, in Zurich in English

An ambitious business goal that you want to achieve? This workshop is for you.
More details here.

'Connect@Advance' workshops:

Target audience: For everyone (men and women) employed at Empa.

Topics: Keep up your power, make home working work, maintain personal wellness in times of lockdown etc.

List of workshops and dates:
https://weadvance.ch/programs/connect-at-advance/

Registration:
Register yourself by clicking on the corresponding links below.
You must be logged into the Empa Intranet to use the links below.

Upcoming workshops:

CONNECT@ADVANCE

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YES SHE CAN! SO, PAVE THE WAY–BECAUSE WE NEED MORE WOMEN IN TECH! with Sunrise UPC
November 30, 17:00-18:00, in Zurich in English, followed by Apéro and online

Switzerland has an enormous pool of extremely well-educated and talented women – but why do so few want to enter tech professions? Do you feel ready to advance your career in tech and telco? Then join us for this inspiring event and get practical advice and guidance as our speakers share insights to empower you into action. This event is taking place onsite in Zurich and online with a livestreaming. Learn more here and register here.

 

'Future workplace' workshops:

Target audience: For HR personnel.

Topics: Exchange best practices and learn from other companies.

List of workshops and dates:
https://weadvance.ch/programs/future-workplace/

Registration:
Send an email to specifying which workshop you would like to attend.

Upcoming workshops:

FUTURE WORKPLACE

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BENEFIT FROM OUR AMBASSADORS ONLY GIFT
HOW TO UNDERSTAND AND HANDLE MICRO-INEQUITES
November 18, 13:30-17:30, in Zurich in English, followed by an Apéro!

For more details please go here. First come first served! And yes, we plan a physical meeting with an Apéro again. This rocks! Sponsored by CSL Behring.
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