As nonprofit professionals, public speaking is often integrated into the day-to-day activities of our work: presenting ideas to coworkers, sharing our impact with donors, and engaging with stakeholders in our communities. Being an effective public speaker can advance nonprofit missions, form strong collaborations, and build support for projects. However, research indicates that public speaking is often cited as people’s biggest fear, which can prevent people from speaking up and sharing ideas.
Join us on Thursday, August 30 to learn helpful tips on how to become a more effective public speaker in your nonprofit work. Our presenter Patricia Harms, Clinical Professor of Management and Corporate Communication at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, will share helpful strategies for:
- Presentation delivery
- Understanding your audience and presentation planning
- Effectively communicating ideas through storytelling
This is an opportunity you do not want to miss! RSVP today to save your spot.
Light refreshments will be provided.
We had a Q&A with Rob Shields, Executive Director of ReCity Network, a partner of YNPN Triangle NC, to hear his vision of how young leaders can affect social change. ReCity is a hub for social impact in Durham (learn more about their important work here). We loved hearing Rob’s insights and advice for young nonprofit professionals, and we believe everyone has something to learn from his vision and philosophy of social change. Check out what he has to share!read moreLindsey Lassiter is a YNPN Triangle NC volunteer on the Marketing & Communications Committee. On Friday, May 18, YNPN Triangle NC hosted our fourth annual #NonprofitSTRONG Summit. Just over 200 nonprofit professionals from around the region participated in a full day of networking and professional development. At its heart, #NonprofitSTRONG was really about raising up voices, growing our nonprofit community, and supporting each other.read more
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