Presenting Yourself Professionally: Part of Your Personal Brand

Presenting Yourself Professionally: Part of Your Personal Brand
Event on 2016-03-29 18:00:00
Presenting Yourself Professionally:  Part of Your Personal Brand It's estimated that as much as 75% of the population struggles with a fear of public speaking. That means some 238 million people feel nervous about talking to others! Join YNPN Pittsburgh, along with GSPIA and Rosemary Martinelli to learn the skills it takes to present yourself profssionally and confidently.  Ms. Martinelli will provide us with the 'do's and dont's' of public speaking allowing you to master your personal brand. Light refreshements will be provided, as will time for networking – please remember your business cards! About our speaker: Rosemary Martinelli, MACC Broadcasting Executive/Professor/Marketing Communications Professional With more than 25 years of professional experience in corporate communications, marketing, public relations, brand visioning, multimedia communications, news and public affairs, and corporate citizenship/philanthropy, Rosemary Martinelli has worked for nonprofits and corporations throughout the United States. Her experience spans industries from retail to multimedia to academia to energy and technology organizations. In those companies and organizations, she has served in a variety of capacities as a news reporter and producer, assignment editor, consultant, corporate spokesperson, marketing and philanthropy executive, and published writer–most recently for PR News on how to engage employees in strategic communications. She worked in commercial media and for public broadcasting and now consultants for corporations and nonprofits in all of her areas of expertise. Ms. Martinelli’s professional work has been honored with dozens of communications and professional awards, including five Mid-Atlantic Emmy nominations for television promotion; a Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Award; National Bellringer Awards for Community Relations Excellence; International Association of Business Communicators Golden Triangle Awards; Association for Women in Communications Matrix/Clarion Awards; Public Relations Society of America awards; Golden Quill Award for Journalistic Excellence; and awards from the American Gas Association and Utility Communicators International. Ms. Martinelli also received the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh’s Tribute to Women Award in communications, one of the highest recognitions given to women of leadership in the Pittsburgh region, and a Distinguished Faculty of the Year Award from the University of Phoenix. She has served, with distinction, on the boards of directors of a variety of community organizations, including Beginning with Books, the Roberto Clemente Foundation, The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania, and the Communications Advisory Board of The Pennsylvania State University, to name a few. Ms. Martinelli is a summa cum laude graduate of Duquesne University and holds a master’s degree in corporate communications, with honors, also from Duquesne. She is a trained group facilitator and a graduate of Leadership Pittsburgh, Year XI, where she also served nine years on its board of directors. For more than 15 years, Ms. Martinelli has also been an active member of the adjunct faculties at LaRoche College, Duquesne University, Point Park University, The Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Phoenix. She teaches a variety of classes in English/writing, advertising, marketing communications, presentation skills, media studies, ethics, organizational communications, and public relations. Additional Information: – When you come in Posvar Hall (230 S. Bouquet Street) – the building across from Schenley Plaza and the Main Library – take the elevator to the 3rd floor, turn right and go to the end of the hall. We will be in room 3911. – Parking is available on the street, or at Soldiers and Sailors garage. YNPN Pittsburgh would like to thank GSPIA (The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs) for graciously welcoming us during this event.  You may learn more about GSPIA here.

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TBA in Downtown PHILLY
Philadelphia, United States

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