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AnitaB.org Chicago: Resume Workshop for Technical and Non-Technical Careers

April 17, 2019 · 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Join AnitaB.org Chicago Leaders on Wednesday, April 17th, for an interactive workshop of resume building for both technical and non-technical leaders. Technical Recruiter Ashley Fister & Sara Gehrdes will discuss what they look for in a well-crafted resume, and explain how one creates an effective resume that communicates the candidate’s skill set succinctly. Bring your resumes! Network with your peers and collaborate with each other during this informative evening with your fellow AnitaB community members.


Ashley Fister, Tech Recruiter at Enova International

Sara Gehrdes, Corporate Recruiter at Enova International


Ashley Fister is currently at Sr. Tech Recruiter at Enova. After graduating from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she started her career in talent acquisition at a staffing agency in Chicago. During her last 3 years at Enova, she has focused on hiring top talent for their Tech teams and also had the opportunity to define a new strategy for the Software Engineering Internship program. In addition, Ashley is passionate about creating opportunities for students to pursue and prepare for STEM careers. She has partnered with internal teams and the local tech community to create programs at Enova that support this mission.  

Sara Gehrdes has been with Enova for nearly two years and supports our Analytics team and other ad hoc business teams so any given day you may hear her talking to candidates about Analytics Analyst roles, Corporate Counsel opportunities, Talent Partner positions–it could be a little bit of everything! She has been recruiting since 2012 and prior to joining Enova, she was a Sales Recruiter at both Groupon and Yelp where she hired over 400 people into Account Executive roles, so she’s looked A LOT of resumes over the years. She graduated with honors from Amherst College in 2011 with a degree in Psychology and Environmental Science.





6:00-6:15pm – Network & Welcome by Ashley Fister, Enova International  

6:15-7:30pm – Resume Workshop by Ashley Fister & Sarah Gehrdes

7:30-8pm – Q&A






April 17, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


175 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60601 US
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