Storytelling to Make an Impact - November 6, 2015

Storytelling to Make an Impact - November 6, 2015

 from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm
School of Media and Public Affairs
805 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052 (map)

Whether your goal is fundraising, inspiring action or selling an idea, having a compelling story is critical to your success. Storytelling to Make an Impact is an interactive workshop that helps you develop and tell engaging, memorable and

goal driven stories to help influence decision makers, evoke change and reach your career goals. This program also includes activities in which you will brainstorm your own story ideas and receive feedback from Emmy-winning filmmaker Nina Gilden Seavey as well as your fellow participants. Attend this program to learn more about:

•    Determining your narrative voice

•    Choosing the right approach for your audience

•    Storyboarding and structure

•    Finding an emotional hook

•    How to use storytelling to influence and persuade

Learning Objectives

At the end of this program, you will be able to:

•    Know all elements of a story and how to use a story to influence and persuade

•    Demonstrate techniques for developing story ideas into viable projects

•    Engage in strong interviewing techniques

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