The power of Dawn’s presentation was the playful interactive aspect she brought to the classroom. Students tackled the public speaking challenge first-hand through brainstorming techniques that evolved into persuasive stories. The links between audience engagement, personal influence, and leadership became clear throughout her session. Dawn’s approach is experiential and fun; she gets them thinking on their feet!
Dawn brought a professional and well organized presentation on the power of storytelling in developing leadership. I think that my students are going to view their communities, families and political lives with more depth, which will be useful in their academic, professional and personal lives. It was very stimulating and relatable.
Authenticity is the key to connecting to student leaders, so when Dawn talks about stories of her life, that was imperative to connecting to audience and she did it exceptionally