W&M Webinars

Online professional development for alumni worldwide

W&M Webinars is an online professional development series for alumni delivered by members of the William & Mary Tribe.  Access details will be provided after registering.


Upcoming Webinars

Check back later for upcoming webinars.

On Demand

Mindful Listening
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | 12 - 1 PM EDT
Amy Steindler '80

Amy Steindler '80 shares mindful listening techniques and ways to develop self- and language awareness, to build empathy, understand others better, and resolve conflicts faster (and with far less suffering).

Energy Leadership: The key to uncovering your full potential
Thursday, March 21 | 12 - 1 p.m. EDT
Terry McDougall '86

Terry McDougall '86 shares how beliefs that we learned to keep us safe as children can actually stand in the way of the fulfillment we truly desire as adults. This webinar will provide a whole new perspective on what is possible in your life and career.

Creating Peak Experiences
Wednesday, March 20 | 12 - 1 p.m. EDT
Denis Beausejour '07

In this William & Mary webinar Denis Beausejour '07 helps you discover how to create peak experiences which lead to connections that get people excited to wake up and go to work.

Own Your Wellbeing: Discover your Strengths
Tuesday, March 19 | 12 - 1 p.m. EDT
Lorraine McCamley '85

In this William & Mary webinar, Lorraine McCamley '85 delves into Career Wellbeing—your satisfaction with what you do every day, whether you are paid or not—by focusing on your strengths and learning how to manage (not overcome) your weaknesses.

Thrive 101 - How to hack your brain and quiet your inner critic
January 24, 2019 | 12 - 1 PM EST
Dorian-Patrizia Baroni '81

In this William & Mary Webinar, Dorian-Patrizia Baroni '81, introduces us to three interacting 'systems' that we ignore at our own peril: a) our brain’s motivational states, b) the key environmental triggers of stress and c) the power of our own mindsets.  Dorian shares some immediate, simple practices that you can adopt in your day-to-day work or personal life, as well as a list of reference resources.

Mastering the Art of the Interview
Friday, February 23, 2018 | 12 – 1 PM EST
Presented by Raelene Wagoner ‘87

In this W&M Webinar, Raelene Wagoner '87, the vice president of human resources at CVP, will provide tips around how to practice and prepare for a job interview.

Telling Your Career Story - Marketing Your Experience for a Successful Career Transition
Recorded October 12, 2017
Presented by Erin Ewart '00

In this webinar, Erin Ewart '00 provides you strategies for telling your story effectively, including identifying your transferable skills and creating a concise, targeted narrative to use throughout the different aspects of the job search process to successfully market yourself to the organizations you want to work for.

Creating and Executing the Vision for Your Second Act
Recorded July 18, 2017
Presented by Kathy Durdin, ‘77

In this W&M Webinar, Kathy Durdin '77 provides you some ideas and approaches that you can use to identify what is meaningful to you now and what energizes you, and then create different potential visions of what you would like to do.

16 Things You Can Do to Get More Referrals
Recorded June 29, 2017
Presented by Victor Clarke '83

In this W&M Webinar, Victor Clarke, ‘83, provides 16 things you can do to plan for (and forecast!) all the referrals you so richly deserve.

Transform Your Life - How to Stay Positive, Reduce Stress, and Improve Your Health
Recorded May 4, 2017
Presented by Rebecca Staton-Reinstein, Ph.D. ‘62

In this W&M Webinar, Rebecca Staton-Reinstein, Ph.D., ‘62, will help you transform stress and negativity into positive results.

Navigating the Complexities of Entrepreneurial Growth
Recorded December 15, 2016
Presented by Brad Eure ’79

Brad Eure ’79 identifies the key issues you need to address today to create and maintain organizational alignment and engagement at your company.

Enhance Your Communications
Recorded December 8, 2016
Presented by Rebecca Staton-Reinstein, Ph.D. ‘62

Rebecca Staton-Reinstein, Ph.D. ‘62, helps you be strategic with your communications and learn how to flex your communication style to better align with others.

How to Land a Job You Love
Recorded November 10, 2016
Presented by Erin Ewart '00

In this W&M Webinar, Erin Ewart ‘00, helps you be strategic with your time and provide proven methods to assist you in finding and landing the job you’re looking for.

Learn to Innovate at a Higher Level
Recorded October 11, 2016
Presented by Darin Eich, M.Ed. '02

Dr. Darin Eich, M.Ed. '02, interviewed over 100 innovative leaders about how they innovate and how they learn to do it personally and as a part of an organization. In this W&M Webinar, Darin shares with you the insights, what he learned, what he did, and how you can put his innovation findings into action too.

Building and Leveraging a Network
Recorded August 24, 2016
Presented by Kathy Durdin '77 and Daniel Sheres ‘97

Kathy Durdin ‘77 and Daniel Sheres ‘97 share innovative ways to leverage your existing network, strategies for expanding it, and how can you make genuine connections that may someday lead to something beneficial for you.

Designing Your Plan
Recorded August 17, 2016
Presented by Kathy Durdin '77

Kathy Durdin '77, shares steps for you to create an overall strategy to help you realize your exciting vision. Your strategy will include goals and a plan for your positioning, to enhance your visibility and to achieve your career objectives.

Making Your Experiences Relevant
Recorded August 3, 2016
Presented by Daniel Sheres '97

Daniel Sheres '97, introduces participants to the simple process of self-discovery that reveals authenticity, confidence, and creativity in our professions. By learning to see our experience as relevant and building an ability to speak to the value and applicability of our experience in creative and dynamic ways, we can position ourselves strategically for more fulfilling careers and more lasting success. So whether you’re just beginning your professional career, positioning yourself for promotion within your field, or looking to transition to a new and more fulfilling line of work, this webinar helps you make your experiences more meaningful, more portable, and more relevant.

Finding Your Passion
Recorded July 27, 2016
Presented by Kathy Durdin ‘77

When what you are doing is connected to your passions and core values, you are living a life of discovery that energizes you every day. However, you may have become disconnected with your passion or never connected with it. You may have once been energized but you aren’t any longer. For any number of reasons, you just don’t seem to be getting where you want to go. In this webinar, Kathy Durdin '77, helps you discover or reconnect with your passions and explore how you can use them to articulate your purpose for yourself, which will lead to your blueprint for your career and your plan for the future.

Questions? Please contact:

  •  Michael Steelman ,  Director, Alumni Career Management and Professional Networks
  •  202-823-2549
  •   masteelman@wm.edu