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Texas MBA Working Professional Women's Forum

November 4, 2016

1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Etter-Harbin Alumni Center
2110 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, Texas 78712

Register For A Texas MBA Event

Join the Texas Evening and Executive MBA programs for an afternoon of professional development. Attendees will network with current students, alumni and admissions staff, and hear from guest speaker Dara Carrillo. From our outstanding female faculty members and alumni, to the notable women professionals who speak on campus each year, the Texas MBA stands apart from the competition.


     Time  Session
    1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Event Check-In
    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Personal Branding Workshop with Dara Carrillo
    4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
    Light Break
    4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Texas Women: Alumni Experiences Panel
    5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Networking Reception

    Personal Branding Workshop with Dara Carrillo

    Can you identify your strengths while clearly communicating them to others? Speaking to our strengths at a moment’s notice is no easy feat for most of us. We often find ourselves searching for the right words while simultaneously struggling to string them together coherently. Some of this difficulty stems from being fearful that we may appear to be boasting, or lacking in some area. Yet others among us simply have not yet taken the time to recognize our own greatness. Taking the time to identify and internalize our daily experiences is essential for moving towards greater personal and professional freedom/success. Armed with a greater clarity of purpose and a working knowledge of your authentic brand provides you greater consistency of message that will increase your confidence and ultimately cultivate greater connections with others. Reconnect to the strength of messaging that emanates from your unique combination of experiences, strengths, skills, values, and knowledge that are unequivocally your distinct brand in an effort to authentically communicate your value to others.

    Join us to…

    • (Re-) discover your values
    • Take stock of your strengths
    • Uncover untapped inspiration and energy
    • Build confidence
    • Enhance self-expression
    • Connect with others

    About Dara

    Dara Carrillo is a trained positive psychology certified coach, a true believer in limitless possibilities, a perpetual seeker of knowledge and is actively committed to living a life of wonder, gratitude and service. Do you question your ability to master new or challenging situations? Dara understands all too well the exhausting reality of self-doubt that thwarts dynamic decision making, forward action, self-confidence, and feelings of power over one’s life. Wouldn't it be incredible if you could unearth your sense of wonder and the genius in you that has been suppressed for far too long?

    Dara transcended her fear of happiness amidst her everlasting quest for self-mastery. Central to this realization was the discovery and employment of her core values and top strengths that became the driving force for her to lead more confidently and to pursue her dreams. She is a creative thinker, patient listener, and open-minded collaborator. Dara’s superpower is a fusion of expanding awareness beyond what is presently known; thinking of new and innovative ways to approach situations; and deconstructing and conceptualizing information to produce cohesive plans that move her clients toward greater happiness and success. Her charismatic and inquisitive persona gives rise to thought provoking, solution-oriented and resourceful coach-client environments, transforming the possible into the viable.

    Dara’s original concept of Muse Stream emerged when she recognized that she was not alone in her struggle to internalize and communicate her value. Mending her fractured experience of self through the identification and internalization of her strengths and values, revealed her passion to coach others toward elevated self-efficacy and self-value. With this new realization, 2013 developed into her breakthrough year when Dara became the only coach, amongst more than 40 coaches, to specialize in personal branding at The University of Texas-Austin MBA+Leadership Program and ultimately recognized as Most Highly Rated coach in 2015. In 2014, Dara co-design a curriculum that has benefited over 1,000 individuals. Dara was born and reared in south Texas and now lives in Austin, Texas with her fiancé, where you might find them playing tennis, disc golf or hiking in one of the many beautiful parks around Austin.