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    • 10/07/2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom (Details Included in Registration Confirmation Email)
    • 252

    On behalf of Black Professionals in International Affairs, we invite you to a Professional Development webinar on...

    Increasing Your Visibility: 

    Tips for Creating An Unforgettable Presence 

    by Ashley Joy

    Many people feel uncomfortable at the thought of promoting themselves, so they assume a more passive role in the workplace and life. Fortunately, there are many simple ways that you can become more visible, even if you are not naturally outgoing. In this webinar, Ashley Joy will discuss the critical elements that come with building a leadership brand that will help you see yourself as a powerful force, more importantly, be seen by others.  

    Following the public program, which is open to all, there will be a short, informal quarterly check-in for mentoring program participants. 

    About the speaker:  Ashley Joy is a non-profit and communications professional that helps organizations get clear on their message and facilitates workshops within the corporate, nonprofit, education, and faith-based sectors. Ashley focuses her training on crisis communications, media interview training, leadership communications, and executive presence. Ashley earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management at Wilberforce University in Ohio and holds a Master’s degree in Multi-Media communications with an emphasis in Journalism from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California. Ashley currently resides in Birmingham, Alabama and is the author of two books, "She Laughs,” a devotional and "Dreams of Joy: Encountering An Unfailing God and His Unfailing Love”. 

    Main Program: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Quarterly Mentoring Check-In: 8:00 - 8:30 pm

    The Zoom call details will be included in your registration confirmation email. 

Past events

08/25/2020 2020 BPIA Diversity in International Affairs Virtual Conference and Career Fair: Enrollment for Sponsors and Exhibitors Only
07/14/2020 Think & Drink | Climate Change & the Diaspora Amid the Time of Covid-19
05/28/2020 "BPIA & Council on Foreign Relations: Why Diversity Matters in International Affairs Careers and Opportunities in Think-Tanks"
05/22/2020 "The Intersection Between Academia and Foreign Policy" with Harvard Ph.D. Candidate, Naima Green-Riley
05/18/2020 "Peace Corps: Living a Life of Service" featuring Peace Corps Director of Programming and Training, Aleya Horn Kennedy
05/15/2020 BPIAChats Speaker Series: Integrating Women into Botswana's Defense Force Sara V. Simmons, COL (Ret), US Army
05/13/2020 Choosing Public Service: Why Diverse Voices in International Affairs Matters
05/13/2020 Comprehensive National Security: Strengthening Civilian-Military Partnerships
02/19/2020 Think & Drink | Human Trafficking: Domestic Impacts and Implications
01/25/2020 Celebrating Three Decades of Services: BPIA Annual Membership Meeting
12/07/2019 Annual Members' Meeting and Mentoring Workshop (originally scheduled for December 7th) are Postponed. Additional Details Will Follow Shortly.
11/26/2019 BPIA African Economic Outlook Forum
10/16/2019 BPIA-TLG Career Expo at Howard University
09/28/2019 African Heritage Day
03/30/2019 BPIA Mentoring Series: The Future of Work
12/08/2018 BPIA Annual Membership Meeting
11/12/2018 African Economic Outlook Forum sponsored by BPIA
BPIA membership is open to all applicants without regard to race, religion/creed; race/ethnicity; national origin; gender; sexual preference or identify.

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