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October Webex PDM – An Introvert’s Journey to Leadership
October 13, 2021 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDTFree
Ben Woelk, CISSP, CPTC
An Introvert’s Journey to Leadership
Western society lauds extroverted leaders and their accomplishments. However, introverts make great contributions and can be effective leaders. Many introverts feel unsuited or ill-equipped for leadership, and are not sure how to take that next step to increase influence and improve visibility. Have you wondered how to empower yourself and leverage your innate skills to become a leader? I’ll share my personal insights and my leadership journey from shy team member to recognized leader. I’ll share key steps I took and experiences that helped me become a successful leader and discuss the steps YOU can take to become a leader.
Ben Woelk, CISSP, CPTC is the Program Manager for the Information Security Office at the Rochester Institute of Technology where he’s developed a leading information security awareness program. Ben is a member and former co-chair of the EDUCAUSE Security and Awareness Working Group. He was also the 2019-2020 President of the Society for Technical Communication.
Ben holds degrees from the University of Florida, Trinity International University, the University of Rochester, and the Rochester Institute of Technology. Ben teaches courses in Cyber Security Policy and Law, Technical Communication, and Introverts and Leadership. Ben is the host of the Hope for the Introvert podcast, where he and his guests discuss success strategies and challenges for introverts in the workplace, and mentors introverted leaders.