Soft-Skill IX: Effective Time Management
Date: Sept 22, 2018 (Sat.) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Registration starts at 9:30 am)
Venue: ZGC Innovation Center, 4500 Great America Parkway，Santa Clara，Ca 95054
How do we wear all these hats? We often have more responsibilities than we have time for. We ask how we can better manage our time, how to work with both efficiency and effectiveness. We actually need to learn how to manage ourselves and our lives. We’ll discuss what the common time wasters are and how to avoid them, differentiate between Important versus Urgent, how to set our goals and prioritize our work aligned to our goals. We’ll learn how to A.I.M. and realize our goals, living a satisfying and fruitful life.
Elaine Kung, Board of Directors, VP of HR, Advisor to Young Professionals, CIE-DFW Chapter
AT&T Product Marketing Director (retired)
Elaine Kung came from a very poor family, living on the edge, 30+ years later, living the American dream. Her family immigrated from Hong Kong to Maryland as refugees in 1980. Elaine met her husband Dominic at Cornell University where she earned her B.S. in Electrical & Materials Science Engineering. AT&T sponsored Elaine for M.S. in Electrical Engineering at Princeton. Elaine started with Bell Laboratories, then advanced through various technical and business leadership roles, retired from her 33 years of rewarding career as the Product Marketing Director for Software Defined Network.
Elaine was recognized by such awards as the WOC (Women of Color) STEM Career Achievement Industry Award, Successful Women in Business, Most On-Fire Manager. Elaine and Dominic have been happily married since 1986. AT&T relocated them from NJ to Dallas in 2013, they retired and moved to San Diego in January 2018. They have two grown children: Grace, Christopher and his wife Charlene, they are all working in CA.
During the 4.5 years in Dallas, Elaine took on active leadership roles in the CIE/USA-DFW chapter as a Board member, VP of HR, speaker, workshop leader and mentor. In addition, Elaine and Dominic have been serving for non-profit entities in roles such as speaker, advisor, mentor, teacher, deacon, board member and chair, church elder, and for children / youth / family / women / workplace / refugees / Stephen ministries, universities, organizations and STEM in the States and in Asia. Elaine is frequently invited to speak on leadership, career development, marriage, parenting, and various life skills for all ages.