Audrey Nelson
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Audrey Nelson
A Woman's Guide to Leadership: Power, Communication and Credibility
Conifer Conference Room - 7:00 am


Dr. Audrey Nelson is an internationally recognized trainer, keynote speaker, author and consultant who helps organizations increase their productivity and profitability through winning communication strategies. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, Master of Arts degree and Doctor of Philosophy degree in Communication. She conducted post-doctoral work at Warnborough College in Oxford, England, in gender communication. Dr. Nelson was the co-founder and served as president of the Organization for Research on Women and Communication, and she is the gender communication blogger for Psychology Today. Audrey is a published author. You Don’t Say: Navigating Nonverbal Communication Between the Sexes (Prentice Hall, 2004) was published in six languages. She co-authored Code Switching: How to Talk so Men Will Listen (Penguin-Alpha Books, 2009) and The Gender Communication Handbook: Conquering Conversational Collisions Between Men and Women (Pfeiffer 2012).

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A Woman's Guide to Leadership: Power, Communication and Credibility
This seminar is about change, awareness of internal and external barriers and how to triumph above them. Women hold just 20 percent of seats in parliaments globally. Women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the early 1980s. A meager 21 of the Fortune 500 CEOs are women. Women hold about 14 percent of executive officer positions, 17 percent of board seats, and constitute 18 percent of our elected congressional officials. Girls are increasingly outperforming boys in the classroom, earning 57 percent of undergraduate degrees in the United States and girls graduate with higher GPAs.

A Woman's Guide to Leadership is a hands-on seminar with how-to-steps for every business women who wants to conquer the communication nuances that can enhance her credibility, and make a greater impact on the job. Credibility and power are attribution variables; they are a perception in the eyes of the beholder. Women come to the workplace with a set of complex communication behaviors that create an undeniable challenge; women are often seen but not heard. The strategies presented go beyond common sense and will provide women with cutting-edge verbal and nonverbal techniques that can be applied directly with immediate success.

Engage. Educate. Empower.

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