Finding Your Voice: Powerful Communication Skills for Women

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This program is traditionally a face-to-face classroom training program, but the Spring 2021 Semester section will be held online as we prioritize distance learning in response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). And it will be two half-day workshop.

Women face specific communication challenges in the workplace. As many businesses transition from "command and control" to team management, skills usually thought of as "feminine" are more in demand. On the other hand, many women still struggle to gain respect and communicate comfortably in the workplace. With focus and practice, women can learn to access their genuine female power and be effective contributors and leaders.

In this workshop, you will learn: the link between role expectations and women's performance, differences in female and male styles of expression, how to project a more assertive image, how to express yourself in a way that feels comfortable to you, how to handle conflicts effectively, how to express your opinion, and how to ask for what you want. 

Instructor Bios


Finding Your Voice: Powerful Communication Skills for Women

  • Tess George

    Tess George

    Tess George, M.A. in Speech Communication, is founder and principal of Speakwell, a communication training firm, focusing on communication skills in the workplace. She has taught a variety of communication classes at many colleges, including Penn State and UMass. With over 20 years' experience in training, teaching, singing, acting and storytelling, she helps participants to reach their communication goals.

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