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Wed, 08 Dec


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Webinar 12: Networking for Everyone (including Introverts!)

The Art of Networking Hosted by ARC Laureate Fellow Sharon Parker with guest speaker ARC Laureate Fellows Sharon Friel and Nanda Dasgupta

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Webinar 12: Networking for Everyone (including Introverts!)
Webinar 12: Networking for Everyone (including Introverts!)

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08 Dec 2021, 11:00 am – 12:05 pm AWST

Microsoft Teams


About the event

The idea of networking makes many of us uncomfortable.  Yet, a mountain of research shows that professional networks lead to more job and business opportunities, broader and deeper knowledge, improved capacity to innovate, faster advancement, and greater status and authority.

Fortunately, an aversion to networking can be overcome, even for introverts! In the 12th webinar of the "Small Wins" series, ARC Laureate Fellow Sharon Parker (Curtin University) will lead a discussion on how to become more excited about, efficient and effective at building relationships, especially when time for networking is scarce.  She will be joined by ARC Laureate Fellows, Professor Sharon Friel (Australian National University) and Professor Nanda Dasgupta (Australian National University) who will share their experience and tips.  Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions to the guests. We hope to see you online!


ARC Laureate Fellow Sharon K. Parker is the Director of the Centre for Transformative Work Design within the Future of Work Institute at Curtin University. Sharon’s research focuses on job and work design, employee   performance and development, mature workers, mental health and well-being, and related topics. As part of her ARC’s Kathleen Fitzpatrick Award, Sharon created the Women in Research initiative and hosts the Women in Research "Small Wins" webinar series.

ARC Laureate Fellow Sharon Friel is a Professor of Health Equity and Director of the Menzies Centre for Health Governance at the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet), Australian National University. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences Australia and co-Director of the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in the Social Determinants of Health Equity. Her interests are in the political economy of health equity; governance related to the social determinants of health inequities; trade and investment, food systems, urbanisation, climate change.

ARC Laureate Fellow Mahananda (Nanda) Dasgupta is an experimental physicist at the Heavy Ion Accelerator Facility in the Department of Nuclear Physics of the Australian National University (ANU). She is an international leader in accelerator-based nuclear fusion and fission.

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