MEDIA: The Playing Field for Politics
Sui Lang Panoke
Founder/Director, Women Politics Media
President, Turner Strategies
Effective communicators = effective advocates! If you want to change minds and hearts, the first step is being heard.
Join us on October 30th to learn how to use the media to your advantage. Make your message resonate! Learn the best practices around traditional and new media avenues to gain support, raise awareness, build coalitions, and influence outcomes. Leave with practical tools that you can immediately put to use.
As former Governor Madeleine Kunin says, "If you're not at the table, you're on the menu." And we've seen the amazing results when women are at the table. It's time for you (yes, YOU!) to chime in and bring your ideas to the forefront.
Tune in to our webinar to hear from two communications gurus, Sui Lang Panoke and Suzanne Turner, and become the effective communicator you've always wanted to be!
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
12pm pacific/ 1pm mountain/ 2pm central/ 3pm eastern
Sui Lang Panoke, MPA is the Founder/ Director of Women Politics Media, LLC – a global media and public leadership training organization designed to prepare today’s public leaders to effectively engage in traditional and new media and ultimately use the media as a vehicle to impact public policy. Sui Lang is an inspired visionary leader, compelling public speaker, and international trainer who has designed and facilitated media and public leadership trainings for a number of local, national, and global women, minority, and young professional organizations throughout the U.S. and Africa. She is an op-ed author and political/media strategist who has been published in the Washington Post and numerous local and state-wide publications. She has served at Emily’s List, the Congressional Black Caucus’ PAC, and the Young Democrats of America's Women's and Minority Caucus working on local, state-wide, and national campaigns. Sui Lang earned her MPA from American University with a Graduate Certificate in Women, Policy, and Political Leadership from the Women & Politics Institute. She earned her BS in Political Science from the University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute of Politics.
Suzanne Turner: The National Journal called Suzanne "the best communicator in America." Her communications campaigns have helped pass more than 40 pieces of legislation. She has worked for Fortune 500 companies, devising branding and marketing campaigns that have moved millions of dollars worth of products. As senior vice president at Fenton Communications for seven years, Suzanne helped grow the firm from four people to more than 100 in three cities. She was Mid-Atlantic regional manager of the high-tech PR firm The Launch Company, where she built the client base and managed a half-million dollars in client billings monthly. She is co-founder of the Internet Advocacy Center and a founding member of Progressive Communicators of DC. She has also worked as a newspaper and television reporter. She studied at Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies and the Université de Paris IV - La Sorbonne, and holds a BA from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.