April 23, 2024

Networking 101

If walking into a room full of strangers feels like your worst fear, you’re not alone. Networking can be intimidating. So why is it important to overcome this fear and start building your network? Building connections with the right people at the right time could be the key to taking your career to the next level. Research has shown, professional networking will lead to more job/business opportunities and faster career advancement. In addition, building and fostering professional relationships will improve quality of work, boost confidence, and increase job satisfaction.

Professional networking can take many forms, including attending in-person industry events, joining professional associations, and participating in mentoring and coaching. You can also network online by connecting with specific individuals via LinkedIn, virtual webinars, and online forums.

Join us for a panel discussion on the importance of networking, how/where to start, and tips to successfully network and further your professional development.


Mollie Kallen – VP of Business Development, The IMA Group

Sarah Thomas, Esq – Managing Partner, Jones Jones LLC

Katerina Garavito – Account Director, Esquire Deposition Solutions, LLC and President, Rising Insurance Star Executives (RISE)