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EWIB-Connecticut: How to Build Your Personal Brand and Network Effectively on LinkedIn

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Are you aiming to elevate your leadership brand or take the next step in your career?

Learn innovative personal branding and networking strategies to land your dream job, board role, C-suite consultant gig, or next internal promotion. Gain valuable insights and practical advice to ensure your career success from a seasoned executive career coach and an executive search professional.

Speaker Bios:

Jessica Samuels, MS, MEd, ACC, Executive Leadership & Career Coach at Evolve Career

Jessica Samuels is a dynamic speaker, trainer, and certified Executive Leadership & Career Coach dedicated to guiding ambitious leaders and entrepreneurs toward new horizons in their personal and professional journeys. With a captivating personality and over 20 years of industry experience, Jessica serves as a Fractional CHRO to businesses and empowers individuals to envision and achieve their fullest potential. Jessica’s mission is to evolve careers and lives through her coaching and grow empathy, competence, confidence, communication, and nimbleness in today’s organizational leaders.

Carolyn Simons, Founder & President of Curated Talent

With over two decades of expertise in executive and board search, leadership coaching, and talent assessment, Carolyn Simons is the visionary Founder and President of Curated Talent, a national talent acquisition and advisory firm. Specializing in C-suite and board searches for both non-profit and for-profit healthcare and Medtech companies, Carolyn has become a trusted partner for boards, CEOs, and investors seeking diverse and premier talent to navigate and propel their businesses in today’s ever-changing economy. In her role, Carolyn collaborates closely with her clients, gaining profound insights into their organizations, structures, and business strategies. This deep understanding enables her to deliver best-in-class talent that not only meets but exceeds the demands of leadership in our dynamic times. Carolyn’s track record includes the successful placement of hundreds of CEOs, COOs, CFOs, and Vice Presidents across the healthcare industry. Carolyn currently serves as the Membership Chair for Women Business Leaders in Healthcare (WBL) and is also an active committee member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and MedTech Women. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Chicago and now resides in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


April 25
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm