Leveraging Communications and Technology for Policymaking

Seminar Dates | March 20 – 21, 2015

Discover the ways in which the field of communications is leveraged to influence policy

Barnard Students at Tech

Careers in communications are undergoing unprecedented transformations. Learn about the newest career opportunities in this continuously evolving field and gain a better understanding of how communications and technology are leveraged, used to spread information, and ultimately influence public policy and politics in Washington, D.C. See the 2014 seminar agenda. See the infographic on the students who attended the 2014 seminar.

Explore the innovations in communications: Learn from women professionals working in the fields of communications, public affairs and technology about the ways in which they are continuously adapting to advances in technology that affect the ways in which we communicate with one another and with our policymakers.

Polish your skills: Gain advice and insight from hiring managers and supervisors on how to make yourself a viable employee with a strong resume, LinkedIn profile and interviewing skills.

Connect with women from across the nation: Expand your network not only with the seminar speakers but also with your fellow participants, future leaders in the field of communications and technology.

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Who Should Attend?

Current undergrads, graduate students, recent graduates, and young professionals (1-2 years  professional experience) may benefit most from this seminar, but women from all experience levels are welcome to attend. Students in majors such as Communications; Communications and Society; Media Studies; Journalism; Public Relations/Affairs; Public Policy/Government/Political Science; and Computer Science may benefit most from the program, as well as those with an interest in learning about potential career paths in communications, public affairs/relations, advocacy, policy or politics.