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Storytelling for Impact
June 4, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm PDTFree
Presented by Jessica Bortman
This 75-minute webinar will be focusing on storytelling for impact, crafted by Jessica Bortman of Cold Spring Communications. In the context of the past year of disruption and the coming transitions, we will talk about the power of story as a tool for understanding our experience and making sense of the world. We will look at what makes a good story and how to craft one, and the power of sharing stories to shape our world and lead our organizations going forward.
About our presenter:
Jessica graduated with honors in Art History from University of California Santa Cruz. She went on to the graduate Film Production and Directing program at UCLA, and worked in the film industry as a story analyst and development assistant.
Collaborating with Boxtales Theatre Company, Jessica wrote the full-length adaptation of The Odyssey that premiered at the Lobero Theater, as well as co-directed Boxtale’s popular touring play Leyendas de Duende, Magical Tales of Latin America.
Jessica has worked with nonprofits, businesses, and individual executives to sharpen their stories and performance skills. She provides one-on-one consulting as well as leading workshops and trainings.