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Delivering Your Message with Poise and Confidence

Effective presentation skills are a critical element of success in the workplace and beyond.   The ability to state your ideas effectively and deliver with confidence enhances your standing with audiences large and small. 

This interactive webcast will focus on best practices from a speech coach who has worked with First Lady Michelle Obama, female political candidates, and CEOs.  

What You Will Learn

Join us to discover proven techniques and real-life examples helping you make the most of every presentation from panel discussions to board meetings, including how to:
  • Develop a signature speaking style
  • Tailor the message to your audience
  • Be taken seriously
  • Be polished and prepared 
  • Overcome public speaking anxiety   

While attending this program is FREE, reservations are required.

About the Presenters

Christine K. Jahnke is a Washington, D.C.-based speech coach who is passionate about helping women strengthen their speaking skills.  Women executives at Coca-Cola, NASCAR, National Geographic Channel, and Verizon have turned to her for strategic guidance on how to be a compelling presenter. A former TV reporter and anchor, Chris provides media and message training to leading nonprofits including: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; National Breast Cancer Coalition; Sierra Club; and Women’s Media Center.

An expert in political communication, Chris prepped First Lady Michelle Obama for her first international speech and was an advisor to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. She is the founder of Positive Communications and the author of The Well-Spoken Woman: Your Guide to Looking and Sounding Your Best.   


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Technical Requirements

https://event.on24.com/view/help/ehelp.htmlTo fully participate in this electronic, interactive and live session, please check your system (or ask your IT department) to ensure it meets the following requirements:

Supported OS, Browser and Additional Requirements

  • Windows 7+ (Microsoft Edge, Latest Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Chrome)
  • Apple Mac OS 10.9+ (*Latest Firefox, Safari, or Chrome)
  • Ubuntu Linux (Firefox only)
  • Android 4.x (Chrome Browser Only)
  • Apple iOs (*Latest version, Safari Browser Only)

* Official support for the "latest" version of a newly released browser, among those noted above, will be added within 8 weeks of public release. Until then, the previous version will continue to be supported instead.

If you are using an unsupported version of a Windows, Mac, or Linux operating system, you may experience difficulty in viewing and/or listening to the event.

Test Your Computer

The audio portion of this AMA web event will be delivered directly through your computer’s speakers or attached headphones. To fully participate in this electronic, interactive, live session, please test your system and review the requirements (or ask your IT department) before the program begins:


Additional Requirements:

  • Minimum bandwidth requirement is 512 kbps for meeting attendees
  • In order to access the event, your computer must have cookies and JavaScript enabled. If your operating system currently does not have cookies or JavaScript enabled, contact your network administrator.
  • POP-UP Blockers must be turned off to access the program.

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Important tip - Please allow 15 minutes prior to joining a session to conduct your set-up and testing!