Upcoming Workshops

Our workshops are open to women and gender-diverse individuals only

Informed Opinions is a charitable organization committed to amplifying underrepresented voices. All workshop revenues are invested in future training, research and resources.

We also offer customized workshops for organizations. If you’re interested in offering professional development workshops for your staff, check out the list of workshops we offer. 

Storytelling to Increase your Impact with Master Presenter Shari Graydon

Increase your effectiveness as a communicator with our three-day storytelling workshop.

October 3, 5 and 7 from 12:00-1:00 pm Eastern

Told well, stories can make both you and your presentations more memorable, persuasive and impactful. This workshop series offers insights on how to develop your ability to remember and share stories in ways that increase your effectiveness as a communicator.

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Develop your Media Interview Skills with Journalist Jacky Habib

Gain the confidence to turn media interviews into education and advocacy opportunities focusing on issues you know and care about.

October 4 from 12:00-2:00 pm Eastern and Oct 6 from either 12:00-1:30 pm or 1:30-3:00 pm Eastern

*We’re reserving two 90-minute sessions on the second day to do mock interviews with 5 participants/session

Do you feel hesitant about speaking to media?

Are you afraid of saying the wrong thing or being misquoted?  

Get the tools you need to take control and stay on message.

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Insider Strategies for Becoming a Go-to Media Source with Journalist Jacky Habib – 3 spots left!

Attract media exposure for your organization and position yourself as a thought leader in your industry or field.

October 11 and 13 from 12:00-1:30 pm Eastern

Do you want to attract media exposure for your organization?

Are you looking to position yourself as an expert in your industry or field?

Journalists are always looking for story ideas and people with informed opinions to weigh in on breaking news and current affairs. Become a go-to expert for journalists to help others understand the issues you care about, shift conversations and perspectives, and build authority in your field.

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Write Compelling Commentary (op-ed) with Laura Shine

Get concrete feedback on an idea you’d like to develop into a publishable op-ed.

October 18 and 20 from 12:00-2:00 pm Eastern

Do you have important research or knowledge the public should know about?

Do you work for a non-profit and have a cause to advocate for?

Join our workshop to learn and apply proven strategies to enhance your ability to engage and persuade the public through written commentary.

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8-week Presentation Skills Master Class with Shari Graydon

What elements help a speaker compel audiences to listen and act?

Every Friday, starting October 21 to December 9 from 12:00-1:00 pm Eastern

This master class identifies and unpacks the particular skills that convey presence, offering participants concrete tools and recommended strategies to help them connect with audiences in ways that deepen relationships and deliver lasting impressions. It covers what’s required to show up authentically, overcome reliance on written script, craft and integrate stories, and master the aspects of vocal and physical delivery that support all of the above.

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Develop your Media Interview Skills with Journalist Jacky Habib

Gain the confidence to turn media interviews into education and advocacy opportunities focusing on issues you know and care about.

November 15 from 12:00-2:00 pm Eastern and November 17 from either 12:00-1:30 pm Eastern or 1:30-3:00 pm Eastern

*We’re reserving two 90-minute sessions on the second day to do mock interviews with 5 participants/session

Do you feel hesitant about speaking to media?

Are you afraid of saying the wrong thing or being misquoted?  

Get the tools you need to take control and stay on message.

Learn More

 

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