Please join WCSYale in New York City for our fall workshop!

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Please join WCSYale in New York City
for our fall workshop!

DateThursday, November 13th
Location: Midtown Manhattan
(Address upon Registration)
A light supper will be served. 

Space is limited.... Register today!

This workshop is for women interested in running for public office 
or in campaign management, those wishing to develop confident 
and authentic speaking skills, and anyone who would like to 
learn more about our school. 

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friends & colleagues!

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The program will be as follows

1) Overview of WCSYale, 
by our Executive Director, Patricia Russo

2) "Making the Decision to Run":
The top ten things to consider personally/
professionally before running for public office. 

3) "The Voice of Leadership,"

presented by 

Emily Donahoe-O'Keefe of  
A practical toolbox of public communication skills to drive
perceptions of credibility, authenticity, and charisma

Why should you attend?
* Develop confident public speaking skills
* Determine if you'd like to run for office
* See if WCSYale might be next on your career path!

Our presenters:
Patricia Russo

Executive Director
Women's Campaign School at Yale


Patricia Russo is a nationally respected leader focused on improving the 
quality of life for women in the United States. For over twenty five years, she 
has held numerous leadership positions in public, private and not for profit organizations centered on women's rights. She has also held leadership 
positions on federal,  
state and local political campaigns.  Currently, Patricia 

serves as Executive Director of the Women's Campaign School at Yale University.   She is 
also a member of the Council of Women's Health 

Research at Yale University 
and chairs its Philanthropy and 
Communications Committee. 

Patricia has received numerous awards and citations for her leadership in 
the area of women's rights. She has been named "Woman of the Year" by the Connecticut Chapters of both the American Association of University 
Women (AAUW) and Business and Professional Women (BPW). She was 
also the recipient of the prestigious Hannah G. Solomon award, given by the National Council of Jewish Women. She also received the National Abortion 
Rights Action League of Connecticut's Catherine Roraback Leadership award. 
An accomplished public speaker, she has been frequently interviewed and 
quoted in national, state and local newspapers and magazines. She speaks extensively on issues of importance to women before many national women's organizations. She is a popular guest speaker at the Clinton Foundation.

Patricia holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the George Washington University and a certificate in health care and non-profit management from the Yale University School of Management.

Emily Donahoe-O'Keefe
Founder / Principal

Emily Donahoe-O'Keefe is the founder of WOMENSPEAK Training, a public communications training company that specializes in visibility programs and communications best practices for women.  Since its founding in 2007, WST has worked with hundreds of clients, including employees and representatives of Saatchi & Saatchi, Farmer's Insurance, Goldman Sachs, and The Estée Lauder Companies.  Seminars and coaching focus on furnishing clients with skills for establishing credibility, persuasively targeting, and developing leadership capabilities. 

Ms. Donahoe-O'Keefe has been featured on "Entrepreneur Goddess," and has written articles for "The Glass Hammer," an award-winning blog and online community created for women executives in finance, law, technology, and big business.  Trained by TJ Walker as senior consultant at Media Training Worldwide, she has led training sessions for employees of Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, The Environmental Protection Agency, P.F. Chang's, Cendant 
Corporation (Hotel Group), American Kennel Club, Illumina, E-gain, 
National Multi Housing Council, American Spine Association, Jefferson 
Pilot Financial, Sovereign Bank, Minnesota State University, and The District Department of Transportation.  She taught public speaking at the University 
of California, San Diego for two years.  Emily has also performed on Broadway & Off-Broadway, as well as in TV, film, radio and new media.

For more information, visit,
 or call 888.211.3593

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The Women's Campaign School at Yale
The Women's Campaign School at Yale is a non partisan, issue neutral political campaign training program for women interested in running for public office, 
and for women interested in campaign management. Based at Yale Law School, 
it is a leading program attracting women from the U.S. and internationally. 

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