Women in Leadership Quarterly Luncheon
Communication: A key leadership skill for women
Communication is a leadership tool... and women need to learn it. Learn what to do, what not to do, and why storytelling is important.
Speaker: Merrie Spaeth, founder and president, Spaeth Communications, Inc.
Merrie Spaeth has a unique background in media, government, politics, business and entertainment. She is a thought-leader in communication theory, a master of executive coaching and acknowledged as one of the most influential communication counselors in the world. Before founding Spaeth in 1987,Merrie was a producer for ABC’s 20/20, a speech writer for the legendary founder and chairman of CBS, William S. Paley, and was assigned to FBI Director Judge William Webster while serving as a White House Fellow. All of this culminated into her roles as director of public affairs for the Federal Trade Commission, and ultimately her appointment as director of media relations at the White House in the Reagan Administration. Merrie is a sought-after public speaker who provides strategic communication counseling for companies and executives across the globe. She is also a dedicated mother, dog-lover and needlepoint enthusiast.