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Virtual Coffee Chat: Maintaining Visibility While Working Remotely

Wednesday, Aug. 5 | Coffee Chat: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (EDT) | Networking Session: 12 – 12:30 p.m. (EDT)
Wherever You Are
Coffee chat is complimentary. Must be a GAA member to participate in networking session with panelists. 

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As working from home continues to be the reality for many with office jobs, we’re getting together to discuss how to navigate this new normal. Take a virtual coffee break at home to learn how to maintain and even enhance visibility within your organization while physically distanced from your team.

Click in with GAA Career Coach Catherine Tuttle and alumni Alison Bailey ’03, Rick Davis ’85 and Norledia Moody ’04 to discuss communicating effectively with your manager, building connections within and outside your team and showcasing your worth. Brew your favorite cup of coffee, and bring your questions to this informal discussion. We’ll send a link to those who sign up prior to the chat.

After the event, GAA members will have an opportunity to network in small groups with our panelists over Zoom. Want to participate? Sign up.

Not sure what a Coffee Chat is? Check out our FAQ below.

Coffee Chat FAQ

What is a Coffee Chat?

A Coffee Chat is an informal discussion with fellow Tar Heels and our career coach over a cup of coffee. You will be able share your experience, hear from other Tar Heels and gather professional guidance from our top-notch career coach, Catherine Tuttle.

What will be the takeaway from the Coffee Chat?

You will walk away from this Coffee Chat with some thoughts around next steps learned from the experience of fellow Tar Heels and our career coach.

What if I can’t stay the whole time?

Don’t worry, there is no requirement to stay for the entire hour.

Catherine Tuttle, Career Coach

Catherine is a career consultant with the General Alumni Association. Over the past 10 years, Catherine has worked one-on-one with MBAs, recent graduates, mid-level career professionals and executives. She has extensive experience working with resumes, cover letters and coaching, and is the owner of Forward Thinking Resumes. We are excited to have Catherine working with us to provide career support to our alumni.

Alison Bailey '03

Alison Bailey is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has been on staff with the NC Board of Nursing for over a decade.  She is certified as an Investigator through the Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation.

As Manager of the Regulatory Compliance Department, Alison manages staff monitoring licensees under Consent Ordered probation (disciplinary and non-disciplinary), facilitates the licensure process for applicants with prior discipline and conviction histories and serves as the departmental resource for licensure matters related to Advance Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs).

Prior to assuming her role as Manager of the Regulatory Compliance Department, Alison monitored licensees in the Board’s Alternative Program (AP), a non-disciplinary program for nurses experiencing a substance use disorder.

Alison frequently presents information on Board’s AP to Nursing leaders within the state and consults with other state Boards of Nursing on the AP.

Rick Davis '85

Rick Davis, vice president for alumni relations and annual giving, joined Northeastern University in May, 2015. He serves as lead strategist who has reimagined alumni relations with an integrated advancement objective to cement robust global network nodes of connectivity positioned throughout key strategic areas around the world.

Prior to Northeastern, Rick worked with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was the director of enrichment programs for the university’s General Alumni Association for more than two decades.

Norledia Moody '04

Norledia is the Vice President of The Collective at Teach For America.  In this role, she creates the strategy for and oversees the work of The Collective, Teach For America’s national association for alumni who identify as Native, Indigenous, and people of color.  Prior to this, she served as the Senior Managing Director of The Collective and National Programing where she oversaw the planning for all national programming, including the School Leaders of Color Conference and Corps Member of Color Summits. Norledia has dedicated her career to supporting educational equity and advancement.

Norledia earned a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a M.A.T. in Early Childhood Education from Mercer University.   Outside of work, Norledia has a heart for service.  She is involved with a number of community organizations, including the Tau Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the Junior League of Atlanta, and the Urban League of Greater Atlanta Guild.

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