Skill level: Any
This workshop offers coaching for women who are spokespeople, pundits and commentators for their nonprofit organization. We’ll work through the fundamentals of persuasive communications whether you’re giving a speech or talking to the media.
We will also spend some time refining your communications pitch, talking through specific questions or scenarios you have, and giving you a chance to put your skills into practice.
In this workshop we’ll cover:
- Non-verbal communication
- What makes a good message?
- Connecting with your audience
- Preparing for a speech or media interview
- How to pivot to your message
- What inspires us
*Limited to ten people from nonprofit organizations and held on Zoom Meeting with cameras enabled.
*A recording of the webinar will be made available to all those who register.
Heather Fraser President & CEO
An expert in opinion research and strategy, Heather knows what moves people. With more than 20 years of experience fusing communications, research and organization into effective strategies, she knows how to inspire people to positive action. When she’s not behind one-way mirrors at focus groups, she might be found on a ski hill or in a boat or just hanging with her kids.
Joanne Deer - Vice President Strategy and Creative
Jo's everything we love: savvy strategist, brilliant writer, witty tweeter and a great person to work with. As a former news producer who headed comms for ACTRA and the federal NDP, Jo's expertise and eye for great production values bring a strategic and creative touch to everything she does. Possibly the only Nova Scotian - safari guide - comedian you will ever meet.
Emily-Anne Paul – Strategic Lead and Senior Account Manager
Emily-Anne knows what it takes to motivate governments and stakeholders to act. An experienced campaigner with a keen understanding of the changing political and media landscapes in Canada, she helps clients find the right frame and the right strategic plan. Prior to joining NOW, she served as a political advisor in both government and opposition. Loves running, knitting, and being outdoors.