Write to Change the World Public Seminar
Date: Saturday, October 13, 2012
Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Special Functions Room
Diane Hammer. Simmons Institute for Leadership and Change. 617-521-2480
This highly interactive seminar will challenge you to think more carefully and more expansively about your knowledge and experience, and why it matters. You will explore the source of credibility; the patterns and elements of powerful evidence-based argument; the difference between being "right" and being effective; how to preach beyond the choir; and how to think bigger—so that you can have greater influence in the world. You will emerge with a powerful argument for an idea or cause you believe in, and a network of high-level mentors. This seminar is about empowering you to find your voice and make a case for the ideas and causes you believe in—whether in print, online, on TV, before your board of directors, to potential funders or investors, or on the steps of Congress. And it is about the collective difference we can all make by doing so.
All participants will have one year of ongoing access to a national network of high-level Mentor-Editors, for individual feedback on their op-ed drafts throughout the year.
Note: At The OpEd Project, op-ed is defined expansively. Op-ed offers a metaphor for thought leadership, a front door into the marketplace of ideas and public conversation (and thus a strategy for change), and a metric for measuring concrete results through your results.
For more information and to register:
All Simmons faculty, staff, students and alumnae receive a 15% discount off of the registration fee (enter "Simmons" as the coupon code). Register ASAP to take advantage of early bird registration rate!
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