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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

4/2 CPL Invite: All About Networking - A Spring 2013 Lunch Conversation with Theresa Ellis

All About Networking A Spring 2013 Lunch Conversationled by Theresa Ellis, Gleitsman Visiting Practitioner and Founder of Common Impact Have you ever wondered what networking really is, but been too afraid to ask? Have you wondered how best to network to figure out what you want to do with your life -- or to find an internship or a job? Do you wonder what the unspoken etiquette of networking is? Are an introvert and a little bit of afraid of the whole idea? Do you have other questions about networking, but are afraid to ask? If you answered yes to any of these, then this lunchtime discussion is for you. We'll start with some fundamentals of networking and then open it to the group for questions. Lunch will be served.
Lunch Details:
• When: Tuesday, April 2nd from 11:45am - 1:00pm
• Where: Darman Seminar Room (T-135), Center for Public Leadership, HKS Facilitator Bio
Theresa Ellis is the Founder of Common Impact, where she served as CEO for 12 years. As CEO, Theresa set the strategy for the organization, recruited the team, and worked closely with key corporate partners.  Theresa's vision in creating Common Impact was to find a way to unlock the talent resident in America's Fortune 500 companies, using this talent to create stronger communities for all. Through its innovative model, Common Impact channels critical, untapped resources into the nonprofit sector, while creating value for its corporate partners including companies such as Altria, State Street Corporation, and Fidelity Investments.  Common Impact has been widely recognized for its innovative model, creating a new market for volunteerism.  She currently serves on the Board of Visitors for the Tucker Foundation at Dartmouth College and chairs the Board's Nominations Committee. Theresa earned an A.B. in Religion with honors at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH where she graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She also received the Phillip D. McInnis Class of 1936 Award, given to the outstanding woman in the graduating class. Questions? Please contact Mike Leveriza at Mike_Leveriza@hks.harvard.edu (Tel:617.495.1386)
 To apply, please visit:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/KJTB595 *If you are interested in this lunch, please be aware there are upcoming events with Theresa Ellis on April 9th and 16th.  Details are on the CPL website. 
For up-to-date event information, please visit www.hks.harvard.edu/leadership. Or for ways to get involved with our center, please visit our HKS Student Resources webpage at: http://www.centerforpublicleadership.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=356&Itemid=266.

  • Location:
    Darman Seminar Room (T-135), Center for Public Leadership, HKS
  • Date:
    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
  • Time:
    11:45 AM

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