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Speak And Be Heard-A Talk on Persuasive Communication
June 17, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm$20.00
Lecture 7:30pm-8:15pm, Q&A 8:15pm-8:45pm
Professionals at the top of their fields are not simply subject matter experts, they are also highly skilled communicators who message quickly and easily while forging meaningful connections. You can have the best ideas in the world, but if you communicate them poorly, your career will suffer. My talk, SPEAK AND BE HEARD: Communication Tools For Career Success, improves global professional presentation and communication prowess while imparting invaluable public speaking skills. I’ll provide a targeted overview of powerful research, and offer physical and vocal adjustments audiences can integrate immediately into their professional lives.
Optimize your collaboration skills, leadership potential, and career success while
adding more value to your organization. Learn the art and science of persuasive communication.
Eliza is a motivational speaker with a focus on communication. Her background and experience fostered her passionate interest in human behavior’s critical role in shaping personal/organizational outcomes, and its impact on society. Eliza got her degree in political science, interned at the DCCC during Bill Clinton’s first run for President, worked as an actor in
NYC taught The Sanford Meisner Technique in Boston and founded upstate New York’s preeminent Meisner Technique studio, The Actor’s Workshop of Ithaca (AWI), which is still thriving today. Eliza gives high impact talks and seminars throughout the world, and works privately with clients in-person and remotely. Her unique intersectional approach integrates personal narrative, voice/physicality techniques, and powerful communication research. A great deal
of Eliza’s work is focused on communication challenges people with less power and privilege face when intersecting with institutionalized power structures.
Eliza is currently writing a communication book inspired by the highly personal, but universally relatable, questions women ask her in the privacy of the women’s bathroom after her talks! She is a Cook House Fellow at Cornell University and an advisory board member of Performing Arts for Social Change. Eliza is also the proud parent of four kids, ages 15 – 23,
mentors dozens of young people, and consults with progressive political candidates. Last year she gave a well-received TedX, “Women, Power, and Revolutionizing Speech”.