Keynote Speaker: Why it Makes Sense to Ask for What You Want

  • “Why it Makes Sense to Ask for What You Want”

    • Saturday, September 30, 12:15 p.m.
    • Room 126 HSS Building

    Ayana Ledford, PROGRESS, Carnegie Mellon University

    This session helps participants recognize opportunities to negotiate, eliminate anxiety, feel entitled to get what they want and avoid social consequences that inhibit good outcomes.  Participants will explore negotiation and organizational obstacles that women in particular face and provide an protocol for planning and executing most negotiations.

    This presentation covers

    • Why it is important to negotiate
    • How to Plan for a Negotiation
    • Competitive versus Cooperative Negotiation Strategies
    • How Unconscious Bias May Influence Your Negotiation

    Bio of Ayana Ledford