SUMMER READING | PANEL DISCUSSION
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Need some inspiration to push yourself forward and to have your voice heard?
Join us for a panel discussion on "Women Raising their Voices" featuring Juliet Grames, author of The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna, Randi Gray, Senior IT Manager at an EdTech company, Laura Katen, President of Katen Consulting and author of The Communication Habit: Strategies that Set You Apart and Leave a Lasting Impression, and Lori Soderlind, Director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing, Manhattanville College and author of The Change: My Great American, Postindustrial, Midlife Crisis Tour
A Q&A session will follow the discussion.
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More about our panelists:
Juliet Grames was born in Hartford, Connecticut, and grew up in a tight-knit Italian-American family. A book editor, she has spent the last decade at Soho Press, where she is an associate publisher and curator of the Soho Crime imprint. Her first novel, The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna, was published last year and has been translated into over a dozen languages, It was released in paperback this May.
Randi Gray is a Senior IT Manager at an EdTech company and has over 20 years of experience and various facets of the IT industry including Retail, FinTech, and Health Care. She's served on numerous boards including the founding board for The Parris Foundation, as the President of the North Manhattan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and as a member of the Junior Board for Family Services of Westchester.
Laura Katen – keynote speaker, author, consultant, communications coach, and founder/president of New York-based professional development training company Katen Consulting. Laura travels over 100 days a year for speaking engagements. She divides her time giving keynote talks at various conferences across North America, leading group-training programs, and facilitating one-on-one coaching sessions in 4 key topics: Executive presence, Communication skills, Individual and team presentations, and Business social etiquette. Katen’s latest book “The Communication Habit: Strategies That Set You Apart and Leave a Lasting Impression (©2020 MCGRAW HILL) is available on Amazon.
Lori Soderlind is the Director of the MFA Creative Writing Program at Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY. Her most recent memoir, The Change: My Great American, Postindustrial, Midlife Crisis Tour, was released in June. Her first book, also a memoir, was Chasing Montana: A Love Story. Her essays have been published in numerous journals and anthologies, including Norton's anthology of Best Creative Nonfiction.
Contact: Giovanna Fiorino-Iannace
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