The Art of Strategic Networking

Are you looking to make a career change?

If it’s time to make that big career transition you’ve been thinking about or you’re ready to go back to work after a hiatus, then this is the webinar for you! Your best networking opportunities may be right at your fingertips. Learn how to tap into your network and develop career opportunities through strategic networking and informational interviews. Hear from Mary Flanagan, President & CEO of the nonprofit organization HERdacity, as she walks us through the steps to develop a networking strategy in order to conduct effective outreach for job transition.

Learn how to:

  • Develop a networking strategy for a job transition
  • Do your homework and be prepared for effective networking
  • Set up and conduct successful Informational Interviews
  • Conduct compelling follow-up and set up next steps

Speaker Bios

Mary Flanagan

President & CEO


Mary is the President & CEO of HERdacity, a women’s leadership nonprofit dedicated to driving women’s economic empowerment by bringing women together to support each other to lead their best lives.  She speaks regularly at conferences and workshops on: Leadership, Supporting women in the workplace, Career and networking.

Prior to joining HERdacity, Mary was the Director of Business Planning & Analytics in Dell/EMC’s multi-billion-dollar Retail segment where she led strategy and marketing initiatives.

While at Dell, Mary led  Dell’s Legacy of Good initiative for the 1000+ member Consumer and Small Business group. In 2016, Mary was selected to lead Dell’s PRIDE community global pillar to drive LGBT diversity and inclusion. Dell earned the Human Rights Campaign Foundation “Best Place to Work” for LGBT 2016, 2017.

Mary is the mother of children and lives in Austin, TX.  She has an MBA from the Wharton School and a BA in English Literature from Williams College.