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Irish Step Dancing with Kristina Varade
Join the Mount Holyoke Club of New York for an Irish step dancing class taught by alumna Kristina Varade. Alumnae and their guests of ages, backgrounds, and abilities are invited.
Dr. Kristina Varade is a 2002 graduate of Mount Holyoke College. In addition to teaching duties as a Professor of Italian at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, she is an assistant teacher with the Niall O'Leary School of Irish Dance in New York City. Dr. Varade has been dancing since she was 15 and continues to compete in local and regional Irish dance competitions as an adult competitor.
Other details: Please wear dance shoes if you have them, or sneakers, and comfortable clothing. Space is limited!
DATE: Saturday, June 1
TIME: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
LOCATION: Ripley Grier, 520 Eighth avenue, studio 16E
COST: $10 for members; $25 for non-members
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The Annual Meeting is an opportunity to recap the past year, vote in next year's Board of Directors, and celebrate our NYC alumnae. Our guest speaker this year will be Suzanne Franchetti, MHC '91.
Suzanne Franchetti, M.Ed., prepares executives to communicate effectively during business-critical presentations, meetings, media interviews and crisis situations. She was one three elite presentation coaches invited to prepare speakers at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. Read her full bio below.
Ms. Franchetti will speak about her experience coaching presenters at the convention and offer expert advice on effective communication techniques for women.
Wine, beer, soft drinks and light hors d'oeuvres will be served.
DATE: Wednesday, June 12
TIME: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
LOCATION: The Madison Club
5 East 22nd St. 30th Floor
COST: he event is FREE with current (2012-2013) Mount Holyoke Club of New York membership or payment of 2013-2014 membership dues. Payment will be accepted on-site.
Guests and non-members: $50 (payable by Paypal or by check to The Mount Holyoke Club of New York, 132 East 43rd Street, #611, New York, New York 10017.)
RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Space is limited and seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
RSVP by email.
***Please note that your RSVP is not confirmed until you receive a notice from the club***
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SUZANNE P. FRANCHETTI
Suzanne Franchetti, M.Ed., is a 17-year veteran in preparing executives to communicate effectively during business-critical presentations, meetings, media interviews and crisis situations. She coaches all levels of executives, with an emphasis on the mid to senior management of a wide variety of financial service, professional service, retail and industrial firms. She was one three elite presentation coaches invited to prepare speakers at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.
Clients include: Fannie Mae, Credit Suisse, General Electric, Tiffany & Co., Northrop Grumman, Warburg Pincus, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Macquarie Securities, Westinghouse Nuclear, Thomson Reuters, Franklin Templeton, BlackRock, JH Cohn, Moore Capital, Perella Weinberg and BIC. She has trained executives at the headquarters of Petrobras in Brazil, Pemex in Mexico City, and the Governments of Mexico, Paraguay, Uruguay and Bermuda. She also advises a group of not-for profits serving underprivileged youth.
Through JFCI’s very specialized messaging and delivery techniques, Ms. Franchetti gets right to the core of how to communicate business-critical information. For that reason, she is retained to assist with some of the most pressing situations her clients face, such as public and private road shows, annual meetings, investor days, and media interviews. Her media interview preparation techniques have allowed thousands of clients to successfully handle both friendly and contentious interviews with all major media outlets, newspapers and trade journals. Ms. Franchetti authored guides on media interview preparation for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Tiffany & Co.
Ms. Franchetti has been a featured speaker at events including Morgan Stanley’s financial advisor and Latin American Investment Banking conferences; the Financial Women’s Association; the women’s groups at Goldman Sachs and DLJ; Columbia Business School and the business schools of Fordham University and Baruch College. Her voice-mail selling skills program, developed initially for the equity research division of Morgan Stanley, was the first of its kind on Wall Street
In addition to her communications consulting practice, Ms. Franchetti coaches a select number of high-potential executive women through ceoHER™, a sister company to JFCI www.ceoHER.com. She holds an AB from Mount Holyoke College and a M.Ed. in counseling and personnel services from the University of Maryland at College Park.
Ms. Franchetti is involved with the Alumnae Association of Mount Holyoke College, from which
she received the Alumnae Medal of Honor in 2006. She is serving on the College’s Campaign
Steering Committee for a $325MM capital campaign, through 2013. Ms. Franchetti is a member of 85 Broads, a board member of the Financial Women’s Association Long Island chapter, and a member of the National Association of Professional Women. She is DiSC certified.
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Mount Holyoke Club of New York City invites you to renew
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Sisters in Public Service
The Mount Holyoke Club of Westchester invites you to attend SISTERS IN PUBLIC SERVICE! The purpose of the gathering is SISTERS IN PUBLIC SERVICE—a panel consisting of ten public servants representing the five Sister Colleges—Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Mount Holyoke, Smith, and Wellesley.
Congresswoman Nita Lowey of New York’s 18th District, Mount Holyoke College ’59 will speak. Also among the ten panelists are Elizabeth Marrinan, Village Planner Scarsdale, Wellesley ’78 and Rosa Fernandez, Chief of Staff to Deputy Chancellor at NYC Department of Education, Wellesley ’07. In addition, aspiring public servants will serve on the panel.
When: Saturday, November 3 at 9am
Where: Women's Club of White Plains
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