Be Heard Blog

September 2013 – President’s Letter

19 Sep 2013, by Kylie Munoz in Be Heard Blog, IABC/SD News


Kate Hardman

September signals the start of the school year and while I can’t say I wish I was back in high school, seeing my five-year-old niece starting out her educational journey or students heading off to university, makes me a little envious of what’s ahead for them and the time they have to focus on learning.

Juggling a full time job makes it hard continue that journey. There’s seemingly no time to spend on learning new things when deadlines are looming.  But if we want to grow in our careers and remain relevant, it’s so important that we make time.

At IABC, we know that just because school is over, the learning doesn’t have to stop. Our chapter is working hard to make it easy for you to connect with your peers and continue to expand your knowledge.

Our professional development events give you the chance to get insights from communication leaders and network with other members over breakfast, lunch or a cocktail.

Don’t have time to leave the office? Join one of our webinars. Free to members, you’ll hear from top local communicators’ right at your desk.

Is building your network your highest priority? Our social events enable you to meet other communicators in a relaxed setting. We guarantee you’ll leave with new contacts.

Want to brainstorm with people in your field? Our newly forming special interest groups are connecting our members by industry or job scope.

Interested in a more personalized approach? Contact us about becoming a mentor or a mentee.

There are so many ways IABC/San Diego can support your learning goals, we hope you’ll take advantage of them. Check out details of our upcoming events below.

As always, please feel free to contact me if you have questions or ideas about any of our programs.

Until next time,

Kate Hardman, ABC
President, IABC/San Diego