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July 25, 2019

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It's helpful to have an elevator pitch for just about any social setting where you need to give an introduction of who you are and what you do. Your description should be easy for anyone to understand, even if they are not familiar with your industry. And, as the name suggests, it should be short enough to be delivered in the time it takes to ride up a few floors in an elevator, which is about 30-60 seconds. Please join us for Pitch Perfect on Thursday, July 25, 11am-1pm at Impact Hub Oakland for an interactive workshop to help you develop your elevator pitch. Learn the components of an elevator pitch and draft your pitch. Practice your pitch and receive feedback.          Uptima Presents Lesa Hammond, Ph.D., Lead Instructor & Mentor in our Funding a Business course in Oakland. She is co-founder and CEO of ProfHire, a technology platform that connects higher education and training organizations with qualified people interested in teaching part-time. Lesa is an author, educator and entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in human resources, including serving as the Chief Human Resources Officer for three universities. She has consulted with more than 40 companies nationwide on human resources and training. Her Thompson Twins book series is a middle grade reader to inspire inner city children to achieve their dreams. She is also the author of Achieve in 5! Achieve your dreams in just five minutes a day. Lesa received her Bachelor's degree in Sociology from the Ohio State University, Master's in Human Resources from Golden Gate University and Ph.D. in Transformative Learning and Change from California Institute of Integral Studies. She graduated from the Uptima program in 2015.

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