Past Events

An Introduction to Public Speaking and Networking

DRN Events – Jaz Marfo

  • 13 June 2023
  • 3:00 – 5:30 pm
  • Paul Mellon Centre

This is an event for Doctoral Researchers Network (DRN) members only. You can find out more about the network here.

Public speaking and networking skills are essential in aiding dissemination of research and to securing opportunities in the arts and humanities.

In this workshop, Jaz Marfo, certified career and public speaking coach, will offer insights and tips on public speaking, networking, and freelancing, developed through her learnings from her career. By the end of the session, you will develop a set of tools to improve your storytelling and presentation preparation, in addition to gaining tips on how to focus your mindset. Together these will help increase your confidence when presenting your ideas and research in public.

About the speaker

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    Meet Jaz Marfo, a certified coach, community manager, ambitious careers expert, and lover of tea and R&B. Jaz is on a mission to help high-achievers create limitless careers without overwhelm or underwhelm so they can avoid the Sunday-night dread and dream big instead. A lifelong entrepreneur who sent her first invoice aged 14 Jaz prides herself on her values of curiosity, connection and creativity empowering people through powerful coaching, insightful workshops and transformational speaking.