16 Nov November 16, 2021 – P2P Neighbors Diana Zhang and Leadership Language Joel Schwartzberg
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Diana Zhang – CEO and Co-Founder of NeighborShare
Neighborshare is a non-profit with a mission to impower our
communities’ front line heroes with a resource to help neighbors
through moments of pivotal need.
Diana Zhang is the CEO and Co-Founder of NeighborShare. NeighborShare is a rapidly-growing direct giving approach that empowers our communities’ frontline heroes to help families through critical moments of need of $400 or less. Prior to NeighborShare, Diana spent 15 years in strategy and operations as an executive at Bridgewater Associates, a premier asset management firm with $150 billion AUM. Outside of work, Diana is passionate about food and advocating on behalf of those who lack access to it. She serves on the Board of the Connecticut Food Bank / Foodshare.
A leader does not just throw words out there and hope for the
best. A leader makes a strong proposition to inspire and engage
so that the audience takes something away. They take action
as a result.
Joel Schwartzberg is a leadership communications coach whose clients include American Express, Blue Cross Blue Shield, State Farm Insurance, the Brennan Center for Justice, and Comedy Central. He is the senior director of strategic and executive communications for a major national nonprofit and previously held senior-level communication and editorial positions with Time Inc., PBS, and Nickelodeon. Schwartzberg’s articles on effective communication have appeared in Fast Company, Harvard Business Review, and Toastmaster magazine, and he’s a sought-after business and communications podcast guest and conference speaker. He is the author of Get to the Point! Sharpen Your Message and Make Your Words Matter, which Seth Godin calls “a manifesto for giving talks that make a difference,” and The Language of Leadership: How to Engage and Inspire Your Team, which Kevin Eikenberry says “will make your communication more purposeful, meaningful, and inspirational.”