DescriptionLOCATION: Jan 19 & 20 Lecture Hall 2325 B. 9 Jan 21 Lecture Hall 2322 B. 9 Social Savvy for Scientists: the science of presentation and creating networking opportunities In line with KAUST’s mission to support knowledge-based economic diversification and creating a “brain- gain” effect by retaining talented scholars in the kingdom, this program aims to raise awareness and inspire our students and Postdocs to consider a wealth of career paths and opportunities that their doctoral training will enable them to pursue. Workshops will focus on building skills and identifying opportunities.
Mary Mitchell, President, The Mitchell Organization Mary M. Mitchell delivers one consistent message: Social, presentation and communications skills are the keys to personal and professional success. This she has done through: nine acclaimed books, published in ten languages; newspaper columns, such as her nationally syndicated newspaper column, “Ms. Demeanor”, as well as her “Nice Matters” column for The Seattle Times; an online column, ”Nice Matters” for Reuters; and online forums, through ivillage.com, In addition to her publishing accomplishments, Ms. Mitchell is an experienced, professional on-camera and live radio personality. She was co-host of “Nice Matters”, a weekly commentary on manners broadcast by the Comcast network for two years, as well as three hour-long programs about business and social etiquette for major PBS affiliates. She has appeared numerous times on the major network morning shows. Ms. Mitchell has also brought her message and skills to the public as a speaker and keynoter. Working with select professionals, and backed by vast international and multimedia experience, Ms. Mitchell has developed customized programs to improve the internal and external human relations of many organizations. Her clients have realized greater productivity, smoother functioning and better bottom-line results. She has also developed and successfully delivered workshops aimed at scientists. In every venue, she has been a passionate teacher and refreshing guide to achieving better relations, greater satisfaction and more success in personal and professional life.
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