Women In the Floorcovering Industry April Events

Women in the Flooring Industry (WIFI) is a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit that attracts, educates, and empowers women in the flooring industry and beyond. Programs include scholarships for post-secondary and continuing education, professional development educational workshops both in person and virtually, and mentoring programs. To learn more about WIFI, make a donation, or sign-up for an event or program visit womeninflooring.org. Upcoming events include:

April 1: WIFI Mentoring Program Application Deadline

Sign-up to be a mentee or mentor at womeninflooring.org/mentoring.

The WIFI Mentoring Program is an adult-to-adult match designed to help you grow professionally and personally. The program is designed for those who identify as a woman working in the flooring industry and is free for everyone. The mentoring program is six-month in length. This cohort of mentee/mentor matches will run in May – October 2024.

April 17: WIFI Power Hour- The Gift of Coaching at 12:00 PM EST

Sign-up at womeninflooring.org/power-hour.

We invite you to join us for a Power Hour you will never forget. This WIFI Power Hour is an opportunity to have your cup refilled as we explore the coaching experience. Are you pouring from an empty cup? Do you feel stuck or frozen in an area of your life? Do you struggle to know what doors are closing and what doors are opening? Do you ultimately want to be one who pours into the lives of others? Have a notebook and pen ready as we engage in a coaching conversation that will leave you refreshed, recharged and refilled! Power Hours are free.

Presenters:

  • Danita High, VP of Culture and Employee Development at First Community Bank is a Certified LIFE Coach and Certified Christian Coach
  • Melissa Norris, Founder and CEO of Flourish Coaching and Consulting and has certifications in Executive Coaching, Performance Coaching and Personal Development Coaching.

April 18: Steps to a Powerful Personal Brand – NWFA Women’s Breakfast in New Orleans, Louisiana from 8:00 – 9:30 AM CST

Register for the NWFA Wood Flooring Expo and the breakfast at nwfaexpo.org.

Laila Morcos Zissis, a media consultant, podcast host, and founder of LikeMinded Ladies, will inspire each of us to recognize our unique set of talents and knowledge. How are you sharing your brand within your organization and more broadly, either in the industry or where you live? Companies have a brand and so do you. Learn ways to put yourself into the mix as an expert and surround yourself with a community by doing so. The NWFA Women’s Industry Network brings together women across the wood flooring supply chain, fostering connections, support, and shared learning experiences. WIFI board members will be there to update on our 2024 program offerings as well.

April 23:Her Story” – WIFI Networking Event at Coverings in Atlanta from 4-5 PM EST

Register at womeninflooring.org/gatherings.

Join WIFI for a powerful reception in the Coverings Galvanize Women’s Lounge and experience the best story a woman can tell – her own. Leaders in the flooring industry will share their career journey as we close out day two of the show with a relaxing ‘clink, clink’!

Speakers: Tina Boyle, COO of Louisville Tile Distributors and Emily Holle, Director of Design & Trends at MSI

Hosted by: WIFI Board Members: Amy Rush-Imber, FCW and Tanja Kern, Floor Trends & Installation

Room: B206, Georgia World Congress Center, Coverings, Galvanize Lounge

 

 

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