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Advocating for Yourself At Work

Wednesday, October 18, 2023
11:50 AM-12:00 PM Pacific Time: Login
12:00 PM-1:00 PM Pacific Time: Webinar
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Event Details


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Event Description

This workshop will help you understand your value, and teach you how to communicate what you need to be successful in your role. We'll review how to articulate your strengths and identify any specific needs that will help you grow professionally. This workshop is led by Sophie Warwick and Jillian Climie, Co-Founders of The Thoughtful Co. We leave time for group discussion and Q&A to ensure all your questions are answered.

Event Presenter(s)

Jillian Climie
​Co-Founder, The Thoughtful Co.

Sophie Warwick
Co-Founder, The Thoughtful Co.

About the Event

Key Takeaways

  • Understanding your strengths and unique skill-set.
  • Understanding your non-negotiables & where you do, and don't, have room for flexibility.
  • Setting the stage for a positive & productive conversation that serves you and your employer.
  • Communicating your value clearly and concisely.
  • Identifying and prioritizing key elements that will make you more successful in your role.


Jillian Climie

Co-Founder, The Thoughtful Co.

Jillian Climie, Co-Founder of The Thoughtful Co, has spent her career advising and leading teams in executive compensation and corporate governance, both as a consultant, and in-house at two global retailers. Most recently at Lululemon, she led the global equity compensation and executive compensation programs. After taking a pause, she realized she wanted more of three things in her professional life: thoroughness, passion and freedom. She CoFounded The Thoughtful Co so she can leverage her niche and technical experience, coupled with her passion for gender equity, to empower women to get paid what they deserve.

Sophie Warwick

Co-Founder, The Thoughtful Co.

Sophie Warwick, Co-Founder of the Thoughtful Co, specializes in developing in-house gender equity policies and chairing Employee Resource Groups and advocacy groups. She uses her data analysis expertise from her engineering background to define targets and track growth and retention. In 2018, she Co-Founded Women in Consulting Engineering (WCE), a non-profit organization with over 500 members and monthly events to support and empower women in engineering. She co-founded The Thoughtful Co so she could build more gender inclusive workplaces and build representation of women at senior levels in all industries.