A monthly online career program hosted by Women in Travel and Tourism International
About this Event
Are you actively pursuing a new job in the travel and tourism industry, or thinking about it?
Are you submitting applications to nonprofits, companies, or agencies in the travel and tourism industry -- but not getting any responses?
Are you unsure what steps to take next on your travel/tourism industry job search?
Join us at ’s monthly Career Connections, held on the third Thursday of the month from 12-1pm Eastern.
Each month features a key tip or topic related to your travel and tourism industry career search.
Come network with fellow women in the industry and bring any career-related questions you might have.
We meet by Zoom and only the first 15 minutes of the session will be recorded.
We’ll post the recorded part of the program on the witti facebook page after the session.
Our session leader is Beth Offenbacker, Ph.D,, with Waterford, Inc. Dr. Offenbacker’s expertise, experience and passion for people, the planet and performance is what distinguishes her and sets her apart as an executive, executive coach, and consultant who specializes in elevating results and impact for individual talent and organizations in the Green Industry. As the recipient of more than 30 awards, honors, and fellowships throughout her esteemed career, she is highly regarded as the “go to” authority and an extraordinary influencer in her field.
She coaches green leaders, facilitates strategic planning sessions, designs and leads training programs, and advises executives on stakeholder engagement strategy. Learn more about her at https://www.waterfordinc.com/about.
12:00-12:15pm This Month's Topic: Making Your Next Career Move
12:15-1pm Questions and Discussion
The topic for February 2020 is Making Your Next Career Move
About The Host: Founder and CEO, Waterford, Inc.
Dr. Beth Offenbacker’s expertise, experience, and passion for people, the planet, and performance is what distinguishes her and sets her apart as an executive, executive coach, and consultant who specializes in elevating results and impact for individual talent and organizations in the Green Industry.As the recipient of more than 30 awards, honors, and fellowships throughout her esteemed career, she is highly regarded as the “go to” authority and an extraordinary influencer in her field. Her extensive experience includes land use, regional planning, parks, infrastructure, watersheds, sewers, stormwater, transit, transportation, clean energy, utilities, conservation, forestry, and placemaking through sustainable tourism and cultural tourism. Her areas of specialization are:Individual Team Members, Mid-Level Managers and Senior Executives: Design Thinking, Challenging Discussions, Presentation Coaching, Performance Feedback, Career Management, Stakeholder Engagement Coaching, Social IntelligenceOrganizations: Leadership Development, Executive Coaching, Customized Training and Workshops, Training Program Design, Strategic Planning, Green Policymaking, Emotional Intelligence, Stakeholder Engagement Advising on Planning, Techniques, & Process ManagementDuring her tenure at Waterford, Dr. Offenbacker has been consistently recognized for her strategic and creative vision in guiding the firm’s work with its diverse range of clients. She has corporate, nonprofit, and public agency experience, and her expansive portfolio includes local, state, regional, national, and international projects. She is a frequent speaker at conferences and workshops on green careers, green leadership, and effective engagement for green projects.Dr. Offenbacker co-designed and leads the Green Career Workshops for the global nonprofit Leaders in Energy, a 4,500+ member organization of clean energy and sustainability professionals in the US and more than 100 countries. She also serves as Director of Training & Development for Leaders in Energy.Her background includes staff positions with professional trade associations, an investor-owned utility company, the headquarters of a federal agency, a top-ranked research university, and a small marketing firm. Dr. Offenbacker also is a former university faculty member with over 10 years of teaching experience and more than 7 years of experience in higher education leadership and administration. She is an active Tree Steward with Tree Stewards of Arlington and Alexandria and resides in Arlington, Va.
Read more about Dr. Offenbacker's specific project experience on her LinkedIn profile.
Website Link: http://www.waterfordinc.com