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Career Tips in 20 Minutes: Gender Equity in the Music Profession - Negotiating Skills

Curious about how to be effective in negotiating pay? Or how to assess whether you’re being paid fairly? Or even why the gender wage gap is important and how it impacts you? (Yes, this impacts every single person, regardless of gender.) This “Career Tips in 20 Minutes” session will provide you with key tips and strategies for everyone on how to improve your negotiation skills– including how to build language to articulate your value, research and benchmark various compensation ranges, and develop your individual advocacy skills that can apply across your career.

Rachel Roberts has just been named Associate Professor of Music Leadership and Graduate Degree Program Director within the Eastman School of Music’s Institute for Music Leadership. In this newly created hybrid faculty-administrative role, she will lead the new MA in Music Leadership and teach five of the required classes, all of which supports the development of a unique combination of artistic and executive skills in the preparation of music leaders. Prior to this role, Rachel served as the first Director of the Entrepreneurial Musicianship Department at New England Conservatory, which was preceded by her work as the first Director of Strategic Planning Engagement for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Rachel holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music (BM, flute performance) and Harvard’s Graduate School of Education (EdM, Leadership & Organizational Development).

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 11:45am to 12:05pm

Eastman School of Music, Betty's Cafe
26 Gibbs St, Rochester, NY 14604

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Lectures and Talks




diversity, Celebration2020

Gwen M. Greene Center for Career Education and Connections, Eastman School of Music
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