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Working the Room: Networking Made Simple

General Assembly

We all know networking is important but the actual experience of networking can be challenging. This workshop will take you through the entire networking experience – from planning to working the room to following up. We will start with pre-event planning including finding good networking opportunities, creating a introduction and identifying good contacts at events. You will then learn about the mechanics of working the room as well as tips and tricks for handling challenges at event. Finally, we will talk about effective follow up and how to maximize your networking reach. After the workshop there will be optional practice networking so you can put what you’ve learned to the test!

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Speakers

  • Alexandra Ma

    Alexandra Ma is a senior at Georgetown University, and writes about startups, politics, and foreign affairs. You can view her work on her website.

  • Ambreen Ali

  • Alan Clifford , Cofounder , Galley

    Alan is a cofounder at Galley, where he focuses on growth, operations, and delivering a great customer experience. Before Galley, Alan was most recently at LivingSocial where he held many roles, including VP of Email & CRM and Head of HR.…

  • AJ Cooper , Founder , Freedom Farms

     AJ Cooper is the owner of Freedom Farms, a Washington, D.C.-based, locally owned and operated, commercial aquaponic grower. He is a D.C. native and a graduate of University of Maryland, College Park, as well as USMC Officer Candidate School. He brings more…

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