“Speaking Up and Speaking Out”
Karen Story will tell us about her work within Dorsey Run Correctional and MCI-W. Her work with two Toastmasters Gavel clubs has helped hundreds of inmates transition their communication skills to the community. Karen helps by teaching interview, public speaking, and interpersonal communication skills. Her goal is to give each inmate the communication tools necessary to help them be successful. She will share her experiences, lessons and a few stories.
Karen Story, CSP, is President and Co-founder of Interactive Training, an organization dedicated to improving communication and leadership skills. Interactive Training was started in December 1997. Karen works with individuals, government agencies and corporations to help them achieve their communication goals. Karen is a dedicated professional and leader of both community and professional organizations. Her work with faculty at Hopkins has helped cautious and inexperienced speakers to gain confidence, poise, and credibility in a brief amount of practice time. Additionally, Karen and her husband Frank started a Toastmasters club at Dorsey Run Correctional and MCI-W. She will share with us her experience teaching communication and leadership skills to inmates.