November 29, 12.30: Communications Work and Advocacy, with Betsy Brown (Center for Victims of Torture, via Zoom/Skype)

November 29, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Gerber Lounge, 304 EPB

Betsy Brown is the Communications Coordinator for the Center for Victims of Torture. Brown has managed brand strategy and marketing communications for many years, both as a consultant and an employee. Her experience includes all aspects of strategic brand development and implementation, communications strategy, advertising, social media, communications research and writing of all types. Her career has included positions at 3M, Imation, Thomson Reuters, the University of Minnesota Alumni Association and Xcel Energy, and consulting work for Domestic Abuse Project, Flying Colors, Medtronic, Minnesota Children’s Museum and other organizations. Betsy holds an M.F.A. degree in Creative Writing from the University of Iowa and is a published poet and fiction writer.

All undergraduate AND graduate students are invited to these presentations! Come learn about jobs inside and outside academia from people who have turned their English degree into a first step in a fascinating career.