Extracurricular, a Community for Working Professionals, Helps Womxn Navigate the Tough Stuff in March

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Extracurricular is an offline community and online platform for those seeking work-life alignment, offering experiences and content to help people navigate crossroads that redefine who they are and where they’re going. Extracurricular is pleased to announce a series of events designed for womxn in March.

We’re bringing working millennial womxn together in New York for a month of weekly panels, conversations, and workshops on topics like burnout, navigating finances and money, to balancing work-life as a new parent," said Madeline Vu, Founder of Extracurricular.

Extracurricular started as a collection of stories from working millennials trying to balance purpose, identity, and personal well-being. The community now offers experiences and peer circles. In celebration of Women’s History Month, Extracurricular is partnering with several tech companies to host a series of events in March to help working womxn navigate the tough stuff.

"We’re bringing working millennial womxn together in New York for a month of weekly panels, conversations, and workshops on topics like burnout, navigating finances and money, to balancing work-life as a new parent," said Madeline Vu, Founder of Extracurricular and product design director at a high growth tech startup.    

Extracurricular Womxn’s Month starts March 11, 2020 and ends March 31st. The first panel event on March 11th, focuses on burnout and mental health, featuring Kristen Scarlett, Cofounder of Octave. Another panel event on March 24th, designed for new working parents, features executives like Amanda Goetz from The Knot Worldwide. The fourth panel event on March 26th, highlights women who have taken the leap to find fulfillment in their work, such as Kim Hoang, Cofounder of the new restaurant, Di An Di. The month wraps up with a workshop led by Liz Tran, Founder of Reset and former venture capital executive, on March 31st. Her workshop helps womxn navigate finances and money at work by learning how to advocate for themselves.

Extracurricular is also hosting a special fireside chat and book signing on March 19th with the author, Eva Hagberg, for her recently acclaimed book, How to Be Loved: A Memoir About Lifesaving Friendship. Eva’s story touches on both ordinary and extraordinary life challenges, from overcoming a life-threatening illness, navigating complicated relationships, to dealing with societal pressures and personal growth.

Extracurricular Womxn’s Month is sponsored by Transfix, Unqork, Reset, and Verb Products.

About Extracurricular

Extracurricular is an offline community and online platform for those seeking work-life alignment, offering experiences and content to help people navigate crossroads that redefine who they are and where they’re going. Extracurricular exists to do three things: challenge the status quo around the meaning of work and personal growth, share practical wisdom through like-minded community, and amplify diverse stories of working millennials. For more information, please visit http://www.extracurricular.co/, follow on Instagram at http://www.instagram.com/extracurricular.co/ and like on Facebook at https://business.facebook.com/extracurricularnyc/.

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