Speak UP: Raising the Voices of Women

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Speak UP: Raising the Voices of Women

Rochelle Rice

Speak Up was created to educate, mentor and support women in raising their voices to compete effectively, especially in the International Speech contest. The programs focus on how men and women can effectively support the vision of increasing the number of women competing. The FREE one-hour modules will be moderated by Rochelle Rice, CSP, AS, MA (photo right), and delivered via Zoom video conferencing (see below).

RSVP: https://speak-up.eventbrite.com

Tuesday, December 6 at 8:00 pm with Mark Brown and Darren LaCroix

Interview and Discussion about contests, featuring TWO World Champions of Public Speaking

Mark Brown
Mark Brown1995 World Champion of Public Speaking
Mark Brown, 1995 World Champion of Public Speaking is a dynamic speaker whose unique blend of insight and humor leaves his audiences entertained, uplifted, and inspired. Originally from Kingston, Jamaica, he incorporates “everyday things of life” into his powerful presentations. His unique style has delighted audiences from Bahrain to Boston. Among his accomplishments are a 1995 Harlem YMCA Black Achievers Award, a 1996 National Association of Negro Musicians Service Award, and a 1999 Emmy nomination for the PBS special “Words Count with Mark Brown.
Darren LaCroix
Darren LaCroix2001 World Champion of Public Speaking
Darren LaCroix is a keynote speaker, author, comedian and founder of The Humor Institute, Inc. In 2001, Darren LaCroix, the World Champion of Public Speaking, out-spoke 25,000 contestants from 14 countries to win that title. That was just a benchmark. Since that victory, Darren has traveled the world demystifying the process of creating a powerful speech. He has roused audiences in faraway places like Saudi Arabia, China, Oman, Malaysia, and Taiwan with his inspirational journey from first-rate chump to first-class champ, proving anything is possible if you are willing to work for it.

Zoom Instructions

1- Go to www.zoom.us.
2- In the upper right of the screen it says Join A Meeting. If you are on a mobile device it will ask you to download the free app.
3- Click on Join A Meeting.
4- If prompted click OK to connect.
5 – Enter Meeting ID 790 261 5250.
6 – You will come up live on video camera to join the meeting.
7 – In the lower left of your screen will be the Tool Bar for Mute or Video Off if you would prefer.
8 – You can also dial in to the call using this info:

To participate by phone, CALL (408) 638-0968 * Use same Meeting ID above.