January 26, 2022
DEH Speaker Series ~ Debbie Epstein Henry Interview of Harriette Cole
Wednesday, January 26, 2021
12:30 – 1:30 pm EST
Co-Host: Sidley Austin LLP
By Live & Recorded Webcast
TOPIC DESCRIPTION: Harriette Cole’s mission is to help people identify, stand in, and articulate their greatness. During this fireside chat interview, Harriette will relay the wisdom she has developed as a best-selling author, motivational speaker and public speaking coach on how to present your professional brand effectively – both in person and remotely. She’ll put a Covid lens to her advice to enable these strategies to work in what, at times, feels like an invisible workplace. She’ll also delve into the subtleties of how burnishing your brand is different for women and people of color. With probing questions posed by author and workplace expert, Debbie Epstein Henry, Harriette will reveal her magical tips on developing a presence and an impact, whether you’re onsite or video and whether you’re just starting out or you’re reestablishing your connections and the ability to be seen and heard. A veteran in the field of communications, Harriette will share lessons of her life’s work in helping people unlock their excellence, ensure their relevance and leap into their dreams.
DISTINGUISHED GUEST: Harriette Cole is a veteran in the field of communications. She hosts live-streaming content for AARP and she also hosts a weekly radio show where she interviews dynamic guests who have manifested their dreams and come to share their journey. Harriette hosts a weekly podcast, DREAMLEAPERS Inspiration, where she explores tenets to inspire your best life. She is a best-selling author, motivational speaker, media trainer, and professional public speaking coach. She is a senior fellow at encore.org and the new director of programming for Kahilla, an online bootcamp for women. Harriette began her career at Essence Magazine where she ran the lifestyle and fashion departments. She was the editor-in-chief and creative director of Ebony Magazine and she is the author of seven books. Harriette was also the founding editorial director of Uptown Magazine and the founding creative director of Savoy Magazine. She was a longtime contributor to the Today Show and a regular guest on Inside Edition and BET. Harriette serves on the board of The PRASAD Project, an international charitable organization.