Advising, Teaching, Speaking

Whether far away, close at home, or connected virtually, I enjoy sharing my expertise and interacting with people who love to learn. I also love interactive teaching with groups large and small. Sharing knowledge always goes both ways.

“She was so engaging… I learned a lot from her presentation and am so fortunate that I was given that opportunity.”

Advising

Teaching

  • Strategic Social Media Marketing (on edX, fourth run), Course Developer (2019)
  • Becoming More Effective Ministers by Using Online Tools, class facilitator, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Penn Valley Relief Society
  • Strategic Social Media Marketing (on edX; third run), Lead Instructor (over 13,000 learners enrolled in the third run; over 50,000 learners enrolled over all runs to this point) (2018)
  • Strategic Social Media Marketing (on edX; second run), Course Developer (over 15,000 learners enrolled in the second run) (2018)
  • Strategic Social Media Marketing (on edX), Course Developer and Facilitator (over 22,000 learners enrolled) (2017)
  • Intro to Social Media Strategy, guest speaker, Boston Day and Evening Academy (2016)
  • Social Media: Informative or Persuasive, guest lecturer, Boston University College of Communication (2016)
  • Ask Me Anything, guest lecturer, Suffolk University (2014)
  • Project management training, instructor,Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (for public affairs directors throughout Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and more (2014)
  • Social Media for Career Development, instructor, MIT training for students, postdocs, and young professionals (2014)
  • Managing Social Media, guest lecturerEmerson College (2013)
  • Social Media Marketing Bootcamp, course advisor, Mediabistro (2013)
  • Informal Learning through Social Media, instructor, MIT employee training (2013)
  • Twitter 101, instructor, MIT employee training  (2012)
  • Social Media Strategy, instructor, MIT employee training (2012)
  • HootSuite: Social Media Content Management and Monitoring, instructor, MIT employee training (2012)
  • Supporting Everyday Learning Through Social Media, instructor, MIT employee training (2012)

Interviews

  • “Beyond Investments” radio show on KNCO AM830 (2018)
  • “Chamber Spotlight” radio show on KNCO AM830 (2018)
  • “Startup Spotlight” on Greenhorn Connect (2016)

Public Speaking

  • Internet Safety, presenter, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cambridge 1st Relief Society (2017)
  • Dating App Founders Panel, moderator, Boston University TechConnect Conference
  • Internet Safety, speaker, Economy Club of Cambridge (2017)
  • How to Optimize your Professional Online Presence (web and social), presenter, MIT (2017)
  • MBA Women’s Panel, panelist, Boston University Women’s MBA Association, HER Network BU (2017)
  • From Product to Economic Platform, speaker, LiveWorx; view photos (2017)
  • International Leader Q&A, speaker, Social Media Marketing in Tertiary Education Conference (2016)
  • Improve your Professional Online Presence (web and social), presenter, Boston University Questrom School of Business (2016)
  • Basic Marketing Skills, presenter, and Entrepreneurship Panel, panelist, Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation, Entrepreneurship 101 (2016)
  • Bridging the Delta from Research to Industry, conference panelist, Boston University Division of Emerging Media Studies, Screentime: Technological Affordances and Constraints in Mediated Life (2016)
  • Beyond Numbers: The role of storytelling in effective analytics reporting, presenter, Higher Ed Analytics Conference, HigherEdExperts (2015)
  • Success, balance, and mentoring, panelist, Women of Enterprise Social, Sprinklr (2015)
  • Social Media and the Gospel, speaker, LDS Education Conference (2015)
  • It’s Time You Ventured Into the World of Tumblr, speaker, Higher Ed Social Media Conference, HigherEdExperts (2014)
  • The How and Why of Social Media, speaker, Economy Club of Cambridge (2014)
  • Digital Pioneers, presenter, All Winter Extravaganza 2014, New England YSA (2014)
  • Building Your Career in Social Media, keynote speaker, L2E Conference, LDS Business College (2014)
  • Before You Measure, presenter, Higher Ed Analytics Conference, HigherEdExperts (2014)
  • Effective Social Media Tactics, panelist, CASE III District Annual Conference (2013)
  • Shorty Awards/Barnes & Noble College Higher-Ed Google+ Hangout, panelist, Shorty Awards (2013)
  • Why I Believe, panel moderator, Women’s Conference, Cambridge Massachusetts Stake (2013)
  • Social Media Panel, panelist, American Society for Training and Development (2012)

Presentations at MIT:

  • Trello for Project Management and Successful Teams, presenter, MIT (2016)
  • Emerging Social Networks, presenter, MIT (2015)
  • Best of MIT: Communications Case Studies, presenter, MIT (2015)
  • Social Media Analytics: Quantitative and Qualitative Reporting, presenter, MIT (2015)
  • Advanced Media Integration, presenter, MIT (2015)
  • Managing Your Online Social Networks for Professional Growth, presenter, MIT (2015)
  • Best of MIT: Social Media Case Studies, organizer, moderator (2014)
  • Tumblr 101, presenter (2014)
  • The Power of Images in Social Media, presenter (2014)
  • The New MIT Connect, co-presenter (2014)
  • Time Management for Social Media, presenter (2014)
  • Internet Presence for Academics, panelist (2014)
  • Instagram 101, presenter (2014)
  • Social Media for Events, presenter (2014)
  • Reaching Alumni Through Social Media, organizer, panel moderator (2013)
  • Facebook/Google+: Different Platforms, Different Strategies, presenter (2013)
  • Introduction to Facebook Insights, presenter (2013)
  • Free Online Tools for Managing Social Media, presenter (2013)
  • Best Uses of Images in Social Media, presenter (2013)
  • Appropriate Use of Social Media as a College Student, speaker (2013)
  • Social Media for Academics, presenter (2013)
  • Integrating Social and Traditional Media, presenter (2013)
  • Yammer 201, presenter (2013)
  • Email Marketing for Higher Education, presenter (2012)
  • Facebook Pages: Features and Tactics, presenter (2012)
  • Social Media at MIT, presenter (2012)
  • MIT Connect, speaker (2012)
  • Social Media at MIT, presenter (2012)
  • The Role of Social Media in Fundraising, presenter (2012)
  • Social Media for Higher Education, presenter (2012)
  • The State of Social Media at MIT, presenter (2012)
  • Social Media on a Shoestring, presenter (2012)
  • Social Media for Higher Education, co-presenter (2012)
  • Social Media for the Arts in Higher Education, presenter (2012)

Sermons

  • A Brief History of the World Through the Lens of Prophets, speaker, Penn Valley Ward; read the talk (2018)
  • Lydia and Lucy: Exemplary Mothers of the 18th-19th Centuries, speaker, Cambridge 1st Ward; read the talk (2017)
  • Eleven Stories about the Impact of Traditional and Digital Missionary Work, speaker, Penn Valley Ward (2017)
  • Understanding and Overcoming Pride: Context and Perception, speaker, Cambridge 1st Ward; read the talk (2016)
  • Change of Heart, speaker, Cambridge 1st Ward (2015)
  • Love at Home, speaker, Cambridge 1st Ward (a faith-based talk on developing a loving family atmosphere) (2014)
  • Meet the Mormons, panelist, MIT Latter-day Saint Student Association (shared my experiences serving small communities throughout Uruguay) (2014)
  • The Ten Commandments, speaker, Longfellow Park 1st Ward (a talk on the relevance of commandments in modern life) (2013)
  • The Moral Obligation to be Spiritually Intelligent, speaker, LDS Longfellow Park 1st Ward (a talk based on John Erskine’s “The Moral Obligation to be Intelligent”) (2012)
  • Gratitude, speaker, Longfellow Park 1st Ward (a talk on the importance of gratitude in daily life) (2012) 

Collaborative Discussions

  • New Media, moderator, Digital Media in Higher Education, Google Hangout (discussion on university uses of emerging social networks and platforms. Participants: social/digital directors from Tecnológico de Monterrey, University of Louisville, Miami University, and MIT)
  • “Youtility” in marketing, participant, BonCom conference (collaborated and ideated with marketing and design professionals with the help of a keynote and guidance from Jay Baer of ConvinceandConvert.com) 
  • Organizational structure for digital media teams, moderator, Digital Media in Higher Education, Google Hangout (participants: social/digital media directors from Clemson University, Franklin and Marshall College, Miami University, University of Louisville, The Ohio State)
  • Social media software: content management, monitoring, analytics, participant, Digital Media in Higher Education, Google Hangout
  • Twitter and homecoming, participant, Digital Media in Higher Education, Google Hangout (participants: social/digital media directors from Miami University, University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, MIT, University of Louisville, Utah State University)
  • Managing digital media at the university level, participant, Digital Media in Higher Education, Google Hangout (participants: social/digital media directors from Duke, Harvard, MIT, University of Louisville, Utah State University)
  • Ivy Plus Social Media Conference, participant, Ivy Plus (participants: social/digital media directors from Caltech, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, Yale)
Digital Media in Higher Education, Stephanie Hatch Leishman
Participating in a Google Hangout with social media directors from other universities (2014).
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