Make Your Pitch Stand Out: Speak, Sound, and Look Like a Leader

Merrick School of Business room BC-104

Event Description

How are you perceived when you step in front of the room? Do you speak, sound, and look like a confident and credible entrepreneur?

In this workshop, we will learn the following:

  • Learn strategies to harness anxiety
  • Align your verbal (what you say), vocal (how you sound), and visual (how you look)
  • Grab the audience’s attention with an impactful introduction
  • Handle questions with confidence
  • Begin and end with pep, power and polish

About the presenter

Lynda Katz Wilner, MS, CCC-SLP is a speech and communication trainer and coach, a licensed and certified Speech and Language Pathologist, and a professional speaker.  Lynda is the founder and director of Successfully Speaking, a communication consulting firm that helps individuals SPEAK, SOUND, and LOOK like Leaders. This includes professional speaking skills, professional image, voice improvement, and regional dialect and foreign accent modification. She conducts public speaking master classes to individuals and companies. Lynda has coached entrepreneurs to prepare them for pitch competitions. She is a network advisor for TEDCO and has taught numerous pitch delivery classes at  the University of Baltimore’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

About the Workshops

The CEI sponsors programming throughout the year focused on entrepreneurial learning and growth. Our weekly thinkUBator Workshop series has one goal: to provide CEI member companies with the knowledge and resources they need — access to seed capital, finding potential partners, hiring employees, marketing do’s and don’ts, etc. — to transform their big ideas into a big deal, as quickly as possible.

About the Center

The University of Baltimore Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation directs support and assistance to UB students and alumni interested in building or growing an enterprise. We do this through support, culture, events, education and research, and connecting with the business community. Meet with one of our counselors to discuss launching or growing your business. Visit us at for more information.

Hybrid event at the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (BC 104)

Food Provided

Zoom link will be provided to those that register.

Contact Name:
Olivia Springer
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Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request 10 days prior to a campus event and 30 days prior to an event requiring travel.

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