Through regular meetings at the chapter level, we have continuing programs addressing the needs of working women, health issues, planning retirement, financial planning, technology, etc. In addition, the following programs are offered at the state level:
For forms related to each program please log into the members site.
Personal & Professional Development Program
The Personal & Professional Development Program offers a Speech Competition as a learning experience which challenges the Candidates to grow personally and professionally by competing with others. It offers opportunities in personal and professional development, increased visibility and opportunities to express the candidate’s opinion about issues of concern to women. This competition is open to any member of New York State Women, Inc. who is in good standing and is not currently competing in one of the other speech competitions (New Careerist or Career Recognition).
Career Recognition Program
The Career Recognition Program seeks to recognize the achievements of women re-entering the workforce or women who have experienced an exceptional occurrence in their position. Through competition, this program will sharpen interviewing and public speaking skills.The Career Recognition Program recognizes the achievements of women who are new to the workforce as a result of a career change; who have earned an exceptional achievement/advancement in a position; or who have returned to the workforce after an absence of at least three years.
New Careerist Program
New York State Women, Inc. New Careerist Program Speech Competition recognizes the accomplishments of women between the ages of 21 and 32 who have been employed full time for a minimum of one year in their career area and provides them with professional development skills and opportunities. New York State Women, Inc. New Careerist Program Speech Competition involves a competitive selection process within Local organizations, Districts and the State competition.
Youth Leadership Program
The Youth Leadership Program is a weekend seminar, which challenges high school girls to new career options by offering workshops, networking and mentoring. The Annual Youth Leadership Conference offers an opportunity to introduce ourselves to women of High School age and to offer them leadership and life programs.