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WBO SIG's Resilience Series Event 3: Improving your speaking skills even on Zoom!
Thursday, May 06, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
Category: WBO SIG

Join the WIT Women Business Owners Special Interest Group (WBO SIG) for an evening of practical skill development—the third event in our 2020-2021 series designed to help entrepreneurs survive, and even thrive, in these uncertain times. 

All of us can improve our public speaking and presentation skills. But the challenges for clearly communicating and keeping an audience engaged are made even more difficult when all interactions are virtual. In this event we will hear from a communications expert, Sarah Gershman of Green Room Speakers. 

Sarah has worked with scores of professionals in various industries. This event will provide tangible tips and techniques to improve speaking skills while staying true to personal style. Participants will walk away feeling more confident and effective in their professional communications.

This session will follow the agenda outline below:

  • 6:00 - 6:15 PM Welcome/Introduction
  • 6:15 - 7:00 PM Presentation
  • 7:00 - 7:30 PM Q&A

Register for This Event

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the virtual event.


Event Speaker

Sarah Gershman
President, Green Room Speakers

Sarah Gershman is an executive speech coach and president of Green Room Speakers, a communications consulting firm based in Washington, DC. Sarah is an adjunct professor of communications at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University where she lectures to students from around the world.

Sarah has coached and trained executives and staff at a variety of national organizations, companies and federal agencies. Recent clients include: Microsoft, Booz Allen, General Dynamics, GDIT, Gulfstream, Lockheed Martin, Kaiser Permanente, the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy, the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, the US Department of Justice, The US General Services Administration, the US Department of Commerce, the Asia Group, the Brunswick Group, GH Smart, SBSB, Eli Lilly, The U.S. Department of Treasury Executive Institute, POET, RTI International, HOK, the National Governor’s Association, ONE. the Truman National Security Project, the Brookings Institute, the World Bank, the Robin Hood Foundation, the Hudson Institute, Guardicore, the Kauffman Foundation, KCCT Architects, Hickok Cole Architects, RAND Construction, the American College of Cardiology, the American Psychology Association, Govini, and the National Student Clearinghouse. 

Sarah combines more than 20 years of facilitating and teaching with a strong background in theater and the performing arts. 

Sarah has a Masters in Social Work from Columbia University and a Masters in Judaic Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary. Sarah graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the Johns Hopkins University.