How to Get a Job As Communication Director / Press Secretaty

Get Hired to to be on the Communication Team

 

Friday, June 23rd , 2017

At – the law office of Nelson Mullin

101 Constitution Ave, NW.   12:00 PM- 1:30 PM

 

 

 

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ABOUT THE EVENT

 

 

Have you always wanted to run a communication team in politics, government , nonprofit or even a corporation? Learn how you can create your career as a communication director or press secretary.   Presenters will share their extensive previous and current experiences. You will learn about;

• The hidden job seeking resources
• The importance of networking; and
• Skills and experience needed and how you can create your path.

This is a FREE and widely attended event and lunch will be served. Seating is very limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis! 

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Liberty and Access For All is leadership incubator for the next generation of leaders from under-represented and communities of color. This Lab would not have been possible but for the generosity of our sponsors at Nelson Mullins especially Christopher T. Cushing,  Managing Director, Federal Strategies Team

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SPEAKERS

Brian Wesolowski

Brian Wesolowski

Chief of Staff and Director of Communication - Center for Democracy and Technology

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Brian Wesolowski serves as CDT’s Chief of Staff and Director of Communications, where he leads the organization’s strategic communications efforts and special projects, while also improving internal work flow and operations. He has more than 10 years of communications experience, having worked in both organizational and agency settings. Brian began his career working for D.C.-based agencies, supporting a wide range of government, non-profit and corporate clients. Before joining CDT, he served as the Director of Communications for Qatar’s Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology, the country’s government technology policy body and telecommunications regulatory authority. While in Qatar, he also founded and led the country’s affiliate of Creative Commons and worked to promote digital openness. Brian holds a Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Communications from the University of Richmond and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Michigan, with a specialization in Science and Technology Policy.
Crystal Nicole Davis

Crystal Nicole Davis

Airbnb's Press Secretary for the East Coast

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Crystal Nicole Davis is Airbnb’s press secretary for the East Coast, managing communications for the company’s presence in Massachusetts, the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions of the U.S. Prior to this position, she spent seven years as a public affairs and crisis communications manager for the Sprint Corporation, managed media relations for the RAND Corporation — a global think tank, and also served as a press assistant for the Democratic National Committee. She is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and serves on the board of directors for the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation, an organization dedicated to discovering, mentoring and honoring Black writers of fine literature, nonfiction and poetry. Crystal holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of South Carolina-Columbia, and a masters degree in legislative affairs from The George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management.
Stacie Rumenap

Stacie Rumenap

Director of Corporate Relations for the Mercatus Center at George Mason University

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Stacie Rumenap has a background in non-profit management, government relations, campaigns, and political and corporate fundraising and events. She currently serves as the president of Stop Child Predators, a non-profit organization that combats the sexual exploitation of children. Stacie also serves as the Director of Corporate Relations for the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, a university-based research center dedicated to bridging the gap between academic research and public policy problems. And, she serves as the private-sector chair for the Justice Performance Project housed at the American Legislative Exchange Council, a public-private think tank for state-based public policy. She’s a former Capitol Hill staffer, and assisted in the first national election held in Somaliland, Africa, in 2001. Stacie received her M.A. in Legislative Affairs from George Washington University and her B.A. in Journalism from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.

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