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Eliza VanCort

CEO & Founder of VanCort Consulting, teaching people the communication skills needed to navigate the modern world.
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Praise for Eliza VanCort...
  • “I love Eliza’s style. She’s passionate, enthusiastic, fun, humorous, and always goes above and beyond. This work, the kind they just don’t teach you in school, is invaluable.”

    –Carly Gresh, Senior Sales Director
  • “Eliza’s reception as an individual coach, seminar leader & speaker has been universally positive &...transformative. She teaches with a level of precision, clarity & effectiveness that I have not previously seen.”

    –John Siliciano, Deputy Provost

Eliza VanCort: Speech Topics


① SPEAK AND BE HEARD | ② MENTOR BETTER, LEAD BETTER
① SPEAK AND BE HEARD: Communication Tools For Career Success

Professionals at the top of their fields are not simply subject matter experts, they are also highly skilled communicators who message quickly and easily while forging meaningful connections. You can have the best ideas in the world, but if you communicate them poorly, your career will suffer. Eliza's talk, SPEAK AND BE HEARD: Communication Tools For Career Success, improves global professional presentation and communication prowess while imparting invaluable public speaking skills. She'll provide a targeted overview of powerful research, and offer physical and vocal adjustments audiences can integrate immediately into their professional lives.

Optimize your collaboration skills, leadership potential, and career success while adding more value to your organization. Learn the art and science of persuasive communication.


② MENTOR BETTER, LEAD BETTER: Optimizing The Potential Of Diverse Workspaces

Whether in business, academia, or non-profits, our greatest leaders are our greatest mentors. In order for leaders and organizations to realize their full they must understand the nuances of mindful, informed mentoring. Eliza's talk MENTOR BETTER, LEAD BETTER: Optimizing The Potential of Diverse Workspaces focuses on mentoring and leading diverse populations. Leaders must be afforded the concrete communication tools necessary to bring out the best in all of their colleagues and employees, especially those in marginalized populations.

Audience members will learn three pillars of mentoring: communicating honestly with oneself, communicating effectively with others, and understanding the cycle of failure/success. They will leave with the tools necessary to optimize human capital and add more value to their organizations.


Talks: Flexible audience size/55 min talk + 30 min Q and A • Seminars: >16 participants/3 hr seminar

Eliza VanCort: Bio


      Eliza VanCort is a motivational speaker with a focus on communication. Her background and experience fostered her passionate interest in human behavior's critical role in shaping personal/organizational outcomes, and its impact on society. Eliza got her degree in political science, interned at the DCCC during Bill Clinton’s first run for President, worked as an actor in NYC, taught The Sanford Meisner Technique in Boston, and founded upstate New York's preeminent Meisner Technique studio, The Actor’s Workshop of Ithaca (AWI), which is still thriving today.

Eliza gives high impact talks and seminars throughout the world, and works privately with clients in-person and remotely. Her unique intersectional approach integrates personal narrative, voice/physicality techniques, and powerful communication research. A great deal of Eliza’s work is focused on communication challenges people with less power and privilege face when intersecting with institutionalized power structures. Eliza is currently writing a communication book inspired by the highly personal, but universally relatable, questions women ask her in the privacy of the women’s bathroom after her talks!

She is a Cook House Fellow at Cornell University, and an advisory board member of Performing Arts for Social Change. Eliza is also the proud parent of four kids, ages 15 - 23, mentors dozens of young people, and consults with progressive political candidates. Last year she gave a well received TedX, “Women, Power, and Revolutionizing Speech.”

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ELIZA VANCORT

CEO & Founder of VanCort Consulting, teaching people the communication skills needed to navigate the modern world.
SPEECH TOPICS

① SPEAK AND BE HEARD: Communication Tools For Career Success

Professionals at the top of their fields are not simply subject matter experts, they are also highly skilled communicators who message quickly and easily while forging meaningful connections. You can have the best ideas in the world, but if you communicate them poorly, your career will suffer. Eliza's talk, SPEAK AND BE HEARD: Communication Tools For Career Success, improves global professional presentation and communication prowess while imparting invaluable public speaking skills. She'll provide a targeted overview of powerful research, and offer physical and vocal adjustments audiences can integrate immediately into their professional lives.

Optimize your collaboration skills, leadership potential, and career success while adding more value to your organization. Learn the art and science of persuasive communication.


② MENTOR BETTER, LEAD BETTER: Optimizing The Potential Of Diverse Workspaces

Whether in business, academia, or non-profits, our greatest leaders are our greatest mentors. In order for leaders and organizations to realize their full they must understand the nuances of mindful, informed mentoring. Eliza's MENTOR BETTER, LEAD BETTER: Optimizing The Potential of Diverse Workspaces focuses on mentoring and leading diverse populations. Leaders must be afforded the concrete communication tools necessary to bring out the best in all of their colleagues and employees, especially those in marginalized populations.

Audience members will learn three pillars of mentoring: communicating honestly with oneself, communicating effectively with others, and understanding the cycle of failure/success. They will leave with the tools necessary to optimize human capital and add more value to their organizations.


Talks: Flexible audience size/55 min talk + 30 min Q and A • Seminars: >16 participants/3 hr seminar
BIO

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Eliza VanCort is a motivational speaker with a focus on communication. Her background and experience fostered her passionate interest in human behavior's critical role in shaping personal / organizational outcomes, and its impact on society. Eliza got her degree in political science, interned at the DCCC during Bill Clinton’s first run for President, worked as an actor in NYC, taught The Sanford Meisner Technique in Boston, and founded upstate New York's preeminent Meisner Technique studio, The Actor’s Workshop of Ithaca (AWI), which is still thriving today.

Eliza gives high impact talks and seminars throughout the world, and works privately with clients in-person and remotely. Her unique intersectional approach integrates personal narrative, voice / physicality techniques, and powerful communication research. A great deal of Eliza’s work is focused on communication challenges people with less power and privilege face when intersecting with institutionalized power structures. Eliza is currently writing a communication book inspired by the highly personal, but universally relatable, questions women ask her in the privacy of the women’s bathroom after her talks!

She is a Cook House Fellow at Cornell University, and an advisory board member of Performing Arts for Social Change. Eliza is also the proud parent of four kids, ages 15 - 23, mentors dozens of young people, and consults with progressive political candidates. Last year she gave a well received TedX, “Women, Power, and Revolutionizing Speech.”

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