Tuesady, November 14, 2017
4:30 — 6:00 p.m.
Diaz Compean Student Union Ballroom
SJSU students and alumni have incredible stories of hard work, grit and overcoming obstacles. Learn the strategies and acquire the tools needed to share your story so your listeners remember you. Rene will teach you how to stand out in every interaction, including face-to-face networking, during an interview, and on your LinkedIn profile. Space is limited and workshop is free, register on Eventbrite at: bit.ly/sjsutellingyourstory
Upon conclusion of the presentation, you’ll take part in an exclusive networking opportunity with alumni, career professionals, and fellow peers.
Rene Siegel '88, CEO of Connext—Next Generation Marketing & Communications Consulting for Silicon Valley; PR Professor at San Jose State
René Shimada Siegel is the founder and CEO of Connext, a Silicon Valley marketing and communications consulting agency. Her company supports hundreds of technology clients with specialized consultants, from recent grads to senior strategists. She is also a public relations professor at San Jose State University. René is passionate about empowering colleagues and investing in the next generation of communicators.
Rene received her B.A. in Public Relations from San Jose State University. She has been featured in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and is a columnist for Inc.com. She is also a frequent speaker on entrepreneurship, career advice, social media, and personal branding. René is a proud mother of three successfully launched children and resides with her husband in Livermore, California.
This Spartan Success Series event is hosted by the Student Alumni Connection, a program of the SJSU Alumni Association. sjsualumni.com/students