Thursday November 14, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST
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General Electric: Global Learning Center 
777 Long Ridge Road
Building C
First Floor
Stamford, CT 06902

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Gilda BonannoAbout our Speaker:
Gilda Bonanno '93

Gilda gave her first major speech as Marist valedictorian  in 1993, where she shared the stage with commencement speaker James Earl Jones, on Leonidoff Field, in the days before the Campus Green was built.

She is now a professional speaker, trainer and coach who helps people improve their presentation and communication skills so they can be more successful. She achieves these results by combining her business background with her improv comedy performance experience and a conviction that with the right training and practice, anyone can become a more effective communicator. She has worked with executives throughout North America and in South America, Europe, China and India.

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Office of Alumni Relations 
Marist College 

Marist Alumni Networking Workshop

You are cordially invited to participate in an interactive workshop featuring Marist alumna and communication skills expert and professional speaker Gilda Bonanno '93.
Thursday, November 14
6:30 to 8:30 PM

General Electric: Global Learning Center
777 Long Ridge Road
Building C, First Floor
Stamford, CT 06902  

Topic: How to Schmooze

Do you hate networking events because you never know what to say? Do you get stuck talking to the one person in the room that you know? Whether you're a recent grad looking for a job, a mid-career professional seeking to earn a promotion or get new clients, or a senior professional transitioning to new opportunities, networking is a key ingredient of your success!

In this interactive and fun session, you will learn the techniques of successful networking so you can schmooze with ease.

Learn the secrets of being a master schmoozer, including:

  • How to listen and think on your feet
  • How to harness the power of non-verbal communications
  • How to deal with difficult people, like the obnoxious egotist and the boring timehog
  • And, you'll get a chance to practice your networking with the other Marist grads in attendance

There is no fee to attend and guests/colleagues are welcome to join you. Light refreshments will be available. 

Please register online by Friday, November 8 using the link provided below.

For questions, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 845-575-3283 or maristalumni@marist.edu.


Office of Alumni Relations
Marist College