Negotiating Your Potential: A WLI Workshop

Negotiating your Potential

Join AIGA Seattle and Ted Leonhardt, in partnership with General Assembly, for an evening of intimate conversations and creative solutions related to design professionals negotiating their salary. Led by Ted, this lecture + workshop will be an evening dedicated to discussing, identifying, and discovering for yourself, actionable and empowering solutions for your next salary negotiation.

During the first part of the evening, Ted will introduce scenarios and issues specific to creatives, in addition to role playing. We will also share our own stories of negotiating our worth. Following a mini break, attendees will get into groups to discuss and practice techniques to strengthen and gain confidence in negotiating. Should time allow, there will also be a group film clip analysis.

For this event, bring a story of your own salary negotiation, and also bring a tangible piece of work you are proud of, e.g. a photo, article, etc.

Light refreshments and food will be provided. Men are invited and encouraged to participate.


Ted Leonhardt is a Seattle-based design professional and founder of Fitch (fka The Leonhardt Group) and has been helping creative professionals achieve their full potential since 1985. Ted understands the world of designers and creative professionals from every vantage point. AIGA is honored to have Ted lead this powerful lecture + workshop.

This is part of the national Women Lead Initiative, coined WomanUp in Seattle. The initiative is committed to empowering women in design and advancing the vital discourse on issues facing professional women. WomanUp celebrates the achievements of women in design, cultivates awareness of gender-related issues, while building knowledge and leadership skills. The initiative connects creatives by facilitating relationships within and beyond the design industry.

When & Where
Wed, Jun 22, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
General Assembly Seattle
1218 3rd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101