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  1. 1. Public Communications Training for Women
  2. 2. why womenspeak? Public communication - whether by way of a media appearance, a company presentation or a speech for an event - is an instrument of incalculable influence. Yet current research shows that women still struggle both to gain access to it and to thrive within its sphere. WOMENSPEAK Training was established to address this lack of parity by way of better communications training. We have tailored traditional communication programs to meet the specific needs of the female communicator in a variety of public communications and advocacy settings.
  3. 3. why womenspeak? "Judgments about confidence can be inferred only from the way people present themselves, and much of that presentation is in the form of talk... In U.S. businesses, where men's speaking style dominates, women may be ignored, interrupted, and passed over for promotions - even if they're highly competent.” "The Power of Talk: Who Gets Heard and Why" Deborah Tannen Harvard Business Review Figures from the Women's Media Center show that globally, news stories including women tally less than 15% and are often only about appearance and family status.
  4. 4. who we are •Corporate training and development firm •Founded 2007 •Independently owned •Recent clients: Senior Executives, Business Owners, Journalists, Researchers, Authors, Public Relations Professionals, Teachers and Administrators, Financial Advisors, Social Workers, Community Leaders, Volunteers, Organizers and Advocates, Publicists, Marketing and PR Departments, Organization Presidents, Bloggers and Entrepreneurs.
  5. 5. recent client list employees/representatives of:
  6. 6. staff tenure training employees/representatives from following companies/organizations:
  7. 7. capabilities media training public speaking training communications consulting executive training accent reduction
  8. 8. capabilities media training * Message Development & Delivery * Constructing Development & Delivery * Interviews (radio, phone, on-camera, web casts, etc.) * Presentation for Camera: Wardrobe, Make-up & Hair * Speech Coaching * Individual Work Sessions/Feedback "WOMENSPEAK Training gave me valuable advice on communicating effectively in different media. I learned how to hone a message, streamline information, create sound bites and look and feel more comfortable in front of a camera. Emily was also generous with her followup and feedback. I recommend WOMENSPEAK Training wholeheartedly." Jane Bennett Clark Senior Associate Editor, Kiplingers Personal Finance
  9. 9. capabilities public speaking training * How-to Write Speeches/Presentations * How-to Deliver Speeches/Presentations * Looking and Sounding Your Best * Speech Coaching * Individual Work Sessions and Feedback * Managing Performance Anxiety "An incredible system...the best training I've ever had. WOMENSPEAK Training gave me the tools to achieve credibility with all types of audiences. My public speaking is now constructed to be as streamlined and persuasive as possible...this process has also gone a long way in reducing my nervousness. I used to dread public speaking - now, I speak whenever I can and feel like I have the best tools to do a great job." Michi Barall Ph.D. Candidate, Columbia University
  10. 10. capabilities communications consulting ✴Spokesperson Development ✴Presentation/Speech Consulting ✴Communication Management Consulting Seminars/Programs Include: ✴Preparing for Performance Reviews ✴Visibility, Credibility and Persuasion ✴Elevator Speeches ✴Job Interview Skills ✴Improving Internal Communication "This program has helped to focus our team on the development and delivery of concise, powerful messages. The presentations have received positive feedback from our audiences and ignited them to action." Vice-President, Prestige Beauty Company
  11. 11. capabilities executive training WOMENSPEAK Training provides tailored programs and private sessions for executives, or anyone looking for custom-made, in-depth communications training. Our expertise and training are entirely focused around the individual executive, the company s/he "This program taught me so much - from dealing with represents, the issues at hand - all designed and nervousness to the right and wrong words to use. I delivered in the most thorough and expeditious feel much better about speaking both in public and in the media!" way possible. Vice President of Marketing, Independent Bank Let WOMENSPEAK Training design an Executive Package that is custom-made to your executive's "Excellent program not only for professional and needs. career development, but also for personal communication and daily use" Fortune 500 Marketing Manager
  12. 12. capabilities speech coaching accent reduction Our accent reduction training will give you more options as a public speaker or spokesperson. Correct "problem" sounds and regionalisms or improve your speech as a non-native English speaker with WOMENSPEAK Training Accent Reduction Workshop. Workshop includes: "WOMENSPEAK Training instruction is expert" * Individual analysis of your speaking patterns Beth Betz and dialect Business & Professional Women's Organization * Individual program tailored to your specific needs as a speaker "Phenomenal" * Exercises for practice and development Lisa Miller University of Louisiana at Monroe
  13. 13. who we are Emily A. Donahoe has trained CEOs, executives, authors, government officials, physicians, and public relations directors to be better communicators. Trained by TJ Walker as senior consultant at MTW, she has lead training sessions for employees of Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, The Environmental Protection Agency, Diners Club, P.F. Chang's, American Kennel Club, Illumina, E-gain, National Multi Housing Council, American Spine Association, Jefferson Pilot Financial, Sovereign Bank, Minnesota State University and The District Department of Transportation. Her clients have appeared on NBC's "The Today Show", BBC's "The World", NPR's "Talk of the Nation", The Sharon Osbourne Show, WB Network and New York One, and in print and internet media that includes The New York Times,,, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, The Boston Herald, The Daily News and Newsday. Ms. Donahoe has been a guest speaker at Yale University (School of Drama), University of California, San Diego, and shared the speaking stage with experts from Columbia University, Verisign and The emily a. donahoe Cato Institute. In 2004 she was a featured speaker for "Understanding the Needs and Mindset of the Media" at the American Strategic Management Institute's "Media Training Boot Camp" in Washington, D.C. representing Media Training Worldwide. She taught public speaking at the University of California, San Diego for two years. Ms. Donahoe has worked in promotional media for, MTV, Eureka, Procter & Gamble, Alcon and Glaxosmith-Kline. She has performed on Broadway & Off-Broadway, in regional theaters around the country, on television, film, radio - and in new media (including webisodes, and internet news). Her CD with TJ Walker "Fear No More: Exorcising Your Public Speaking Demons" and her chapter in "Podcasting Hacks: Tips and Tools for Blogging Out Loud" are both available through Amazon. Ms. Donahoe is proud to have co-created/co-managed "Lake Providence Help" during Hurricane Katrina (featured on BBC's "The World" and NPR's "Talk of the Nation"), an effort which raised over $20,000 in donations in four days for disaster relief. MFA - University of California, San Diego; BA - Vassar College.
  14. 14. who we are Molly Rice has over ten years of experience, both as an expert trainer and as an advocate for women's voices. Ms. Rice has served as senior trainer and/or supervisor for Family Forward, The National Coalition Building Institute, and The American Cancer Society, where she designed and implemented an ongoing continuing education program for over 200 Cancer Information Specialists. She is a member of the American Society for Training and Development, and holds certifications as a Certified Diversity Trainer, a Bob Pike Trainer, and a Cognitive Intervention Facilitator, in addition to two teaching certificates from Brown University's acclaimed Harriet W. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning. She has supervised and designed training modules for companies and organizations of all kinds - from academic to corporate to non-profit-- and has written scripts for training videos and advertisements. Ms. Rice has also taught writing, communication and performance extensively at the university level. She has taught at Kenyon College, Brown University (undergraduate and graduate programs), and the University of Rhode Island, and has led workshops and participated in/ moderated panels at the Aspen Institute, the Missoula Colony/ Montana Repertory Theater, and Kenyon (in collaboration with the molly rice Kenyon Review, one of the nation's leading creative writing journals.) As a playwright and freelance writer, her work has been published by Heinemann Press, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Press, DEVICE, Austin Script Works, and Perishable Press. She was a feature writer/ reviewer for the Austin Chronicle from 2001-2004, and articles for the Kenyon Review and American Theater Magazine are slated for publication in Fall, 2008. Ms. Rice has been the recipient of several awards and fellowships, including The Weston Prize for Playwriting, a Lucille Lortel Fellowship (Brown University), and the Agnes Ranjo Capps Fellowship for Promising Playwrights. She was a winner of the International Women's Playwriting Festival, a finalist for the Princess Grace Award and the Heidemann Award, and has received nominations for the prestigious Kesserling Fellowship and the New York Innovative Theater Awards. MFA, Brown University. BA. University of Texas, Austin.
  15. 15. contact us WOMENSPEAK Training 99 Ocean AVE, # 1C Brooklyn, NY 11225 888.211.3593