(She/Her) Guest/Teaching Artist
Deirdre has a BA in Organizational Communication with minors in Management and Supervision from Purdue University and a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from the UCONN School of Business. She has a varied background including volunteering in youth ministry, appearing in commercials, speaking on leadership and diversity panels and as a guest speaker for Disrupt HR delivering her session “HR Lessons from Cardi B”. In the past she has worked at Pepsi-Cola, Ford Motor Company, Department of Homeland Security and Bloomingdale’s. In addition to teaching, she is a GoCoach Coach, and volunteer leader of Congregations Organized for a New Connecticut (CONECT)—a social justice organization. Deidre is a published author of a Public Speaking textbook and is included in the NASA Astrophysics database of IDEA practitioners.
February 25 – 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET
In this workshop, participants will be guided through a series of creative writing exercises designed to help them assess how they show up in the world as different versions of themselves—aka, their various characters—and focus on developing themselves as one who has the confidence to dream big!