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.  All webinars are simulcast over the web via Adobe Connect and take place from 12 – 1 pm ET.  Access details will be provided after registering.

Upcoming Webinars

Learn to Innovate at a Higher Level
Tues., Oct. 11 | 12 – 1 PM EDT
Presented by Dr. Darin Eich, M.Ed. '02

Innovation skills are an important skill set to cultivate as a professional in our changing world. How have you learned it? How can you keep learning and developing your innovation skills? How can you stay on the cutting edge and in innovative action? How can you help others to innovate and respond to change?

Dr. Darin Eich, M.Ed. '02, recently 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 will share with you the insights, what he learned, what he did, and how you can put his innovation findings into action too. You will hear stories and also be facilitated through activities.


How to Land a Job You Love
Thurs., Nov. 10 | 12 – 1 PM ET
Presented by Erin Ewart ‘00

Are you currently job searching or about to begin the process? Feeling anxiety about how and where to get started, or where to spend your time? In this W&M Webinar, Erin Ewart ‘00, will help you be strategic with your time and provide proven methods to assist you in finding and landing the job you’re looking for.


Webinars On-Demand

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.

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.

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.

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.

Questions? Please contact:

Michael Steelman, Director, Alumni Career Management and Professional Networks