Mastering Professional Networking

Event Name
Mastering Professional Networking
27 March 2024
05:30 pm - 07:30 pm
Engineering Innovation Hub

Address (Room): Launch Pad Parramatta, Level 1, 6 Hassall Street Parramatta, NSW 2150


Date and time: Wednesday, 27 March 2024 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM AEDT

Location: Launch Pad Parramatta, Level 1, 6 Hassall St Parramatta, NSW 2150

If you feel that walking into a room full of strangers feels like your worst fear, you are not alone. Many people do their best to avoid networking altogether, but this attitude can be detrimental to your success. Networking is an essential skill and it doesn’t have to be as intimidating as you think.

Networking is when you meet new people who share a similar profession, industry or interests with you, and it involves exchanging ideas and information. Building strong relationships and using your network is one of the best ways to find a new job, be introduced to a potential client or investor, find aligned work opportunities, learn from others, and make you feel more confident in your professional capabilities.

In this free training workshop, you will learn how to start conversations that build real connections, how to use social media to network authentically, and practical tips and advice to become a better overall networker.

We encourage as many (introverted) women and multicultural people (men and women) to attend, as this workshop is designed specifically for these communities and for students, but everyone is welcome to attend!

Event Details

  • 5:30-6pm: Doors open with food and drinks
  • 6-7pm: Training workshop including a panel session
  • 7-7:30pm: Networking

About the Speaker

Lucy Lin is the Entrepreneur in Residence for the Women & Multicultural Program at ӰƵ Sydney University, Launch Pad. She is also the host of the Emerging Tech Unpacked podcast that demystifies emerging technologies and features women in STEM leadership. A strategic marketing expert, Lucy has spent the past 20 years driving change and scaling growth for startups, universities, and corporations. A global citizen and female founder of Forestlyn, she has lived and worked in 5 countries (Australia, Japan, Canada, Taiwan & the UK) and champions diversity and inclusion in everything she does.

About Launch Pad

ӰƵ Sydney University’s Launch Pad is a Tech Startup Incubator operating since 2015. Launch Pad was established to enable the growth of a startup community in ӰƵ Sydney and drive the development of a sophisticated innovation ecosystem for the region.

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