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EVENT FEATURE FRIDAY


TachaJ & The Sunflower Experience present: CURL TALK WITH TACH & ERIN; Saturday, March 11, 1:30pm

Join @t.a.c.h.j & @_esperanzamaria_ for some good old fashioned Curl Talk! We will be discussing natural hair journeys, some of our favorite hair & skin products and more. The event features goodie bags for the first 15 guests who RSVP, prizes, a photobooth & some amazing discussion topics. We will also be accepting donations for the Girls for a Change program; a program dedicated to supporting and inspiring black girls and other girls of color to visualize their bright futures & potential through discovery, development and social change innovation in their communities. We’d love to see you there, limited spots available so get your ticket quick !

Find out more and register by clicking here:
http://tinyurl.com/zyfggvm
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GO Speaks presents: TELL YOUR STORY DC; Saturday, March 18 2-4:30pm

This workshop is designed to help professionals and organizations learn how to mine influential stories, and craft compelling narratives that inspire collaboration. Whether pitching for funding or interviewing for jobs; the ability to own and tell one’s unique story makes all the difference.
Participants will learn how to:
• Define your core professional identity for targeted career opportunities
• Build and leverage your personal brand as an industry leader
• Craft a winning elevator pitch for your organizational story and business
• Frame your life experience to secure job and consulting opportunities
• Tell your story like a renowned TED Talker
This workshop is for:
• Early to senior level professionals in career transition
• Businesses and nonprofits finding a niche in a saturated market
• Professionals seeking local and overseas job opportunities
• Startup entrepreneurs raising investment capital
• Anyone trying to turn challenging stories into funding opportunities
Bonuses:
• Network with young professionals, entrepreneurs and investors 
• Alternative funding opportunities to launch your personal brand and business
• Tools for creating a compelling narrative for your personal brand and business
Following the workshop, there will be small reception with light refreshments provided by Organic Soul Chef, Madea Allen

Find out more and register by clicking here:
http://tinyurl.com/zwcq9vn
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The Eritrean Diaspora Network presents: LEADING FROM WITHIN; March 25, July 29, and October 7.

The Eritrean Diaspora Network (EDN) is committed to building Leadership within the Eritrean Diaspora. That’s why we’ve collaborated with Semhar Araia to bring you a seminar series called “Leading from Within”.  This will be a 3-Part Series. 
• March 25, 2017 | Part 1: “Introduction to Leadership"

• July 29, 2017 | Part 2: "Leadership in the Workplace"

• October 7, 2017 | Part 3: "Leadership in your Community"

Our vision with this three-part seminar is to provide guidance to professionals in the diaspora on how to become leaders within their field and within their community. EDN believes it is imperative to invest in the professional growth of members within our community and larger African diaspora community in order to make meaningful changes and address complex  challenges.  This seminar is open to all! 

Part 1 of the Seminar is an "Introduction to Leadership”. In this Seminar, we will discuss what it means to be a leader, and identify issues that make it difficult to lead including some actual training and skills building during the session. 
This event is FREE with lunch included to all who register!

• Your RSVP also guarantees you 1 free ticket for lunch

• Lunch begins at 12pm

• Workshop will be held 1-4pm

Find out more and register by clicking here:
http://tinyurl.com/hbth2kn

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