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Santa Clara Valley Chapter Monthly Meeting


SCV EMBS Meetings are usually scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month, except July, August, and December. The formal presentation is 7:30 - 8:30 pm. Afterwards, there is an opportunity to network.

The usual meeting location is in Room M114 of the Medical School on Stanford Campus. M114 is in the corner closest to the Clark Bioscience Building.



Meet the Speaker
An optional, no-host dinner with the speaker precedes each meeting, and you are invited. We gather in the Stanford Hospital cafeteria at 6:15 pm. No reservation is needed.


Upcoming EMBS Meeting
March 20, 2019, 7:30 PM
Room M-114, Alway Building, Stanford University Medical School

Title: Quick Pitch - Don't be Caught Pitchless!
Speaker: Donna Griffit
Entrepreneurial Communications Consultant, https://donnagriffit.com

Abstract:
You might be called up on stage to pitch...
You might be at a networking event...
You might even strike up a conversation waiting in line for a coffee and realize - hey - I need to pitch! Bottom line: You never know if the next person you meet could change your life! You want to be armed with the perfect story of your idea or venture at any given moment. Donna Griffit, an International Corporate Storyteller with over 15 years of experience will share insider tips for getting your story straight and sounding great telling it. Time permitting a few members will get to pitch their story and get expert feedback from Donna.

Biography:
Donna Griffit, Corporate Storyteller, has worked globally for over a decade with Fortune 500 companies, startups and investors in a wide variety of industries. She has consulted and trained clients in over 30 countries, helping them create, edit and deliver verbal and written presentations, pitches and messages. Donna has the ability to magically spin raw data into compelling stories that captivate audiences and drive to results. Through her guidance clients have raised hundreds of millions of dollars.




Parking at Stanford
Parking is available in the structure at the corner of East Campus Drive and Roth Way. Parking is free after 4pm.
Parking is also available in the Stanford hospital parking structure off Pasteur Drive and Blake Wilbur Drive, but there is a fee.


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