Navy Veteran, Speaker, Entrepreneur, Founder of Women Veterans Alliance
LinkedIn Maven – Helping your participants build a professional online brand and harnessing the power on LinkedIn.
Connecting the community and women veterans!
Website: www.MelissaWashington.com / www.womenveteransalliance.org
Note: Clients are invited to contact our members directly (contact info listed above) or contact Info@WomenVeteranSpeakers.com 240-298-3940
- Corporate Trainer
- Linked In
- Social Media Marketing
- Veteran Experiences
- Veteran Workforce
- Networking Inspirational
- Women in Business / Women Leaders
- Women Veterans
Melissa A. Washington is a Navy veteran, business owner, public speaker, award winner who specializes in training for individuals and organizations on LinkedIn and author of Get Back to Work: Smart & Savvy Real World Strategies to Make your Next Career Move. As the Founder and President of Women Veterans Alliance she is very passionate about connecting women veterans across the nation.
Melissa is a dynamic speaker who connects with people to inspire, educate and motivate them. People leave her talks feeling empowered and confident, ready to take on new challenges with anticipated excitement. She is able to leverage the audience’s expertise and experiences through facilitation.
As a LinkedIn expert, Melissa will help demystify the use of LinkedIn to help participants improve their online brand for themselves and for their company. She delivers this advice in every day words that people can understand. LinkedIn should be in your social media tool box and Melissa will share why and how in her session. As a bonus she will share how to never make a cold call again.
Her workshops and presentations appeal to all audiences, including associations, networking groups, Chamber of Commerce, corporate education. Presentations are customized for every audience.
She has been featured in the Sacramento Business Journal and University of Phoenix’s Phoenix Forward magazine, as well as on an NBC KCRA 3 news segment where she was referred to as the Lord of LinkedIn because of her extensive LinkedIn expertise. She has spoken at conferences and events including Innovatix and Essensa National Meeting in Hollywood and Monterey County Convention Visitor Bureau (MCCVB) Quarterly Forum, and conducted more than 100 training workshops for organizations such as Marriott and National Owned Veteran Business Association.
Sharing with audiences’ specific ways to bridge the gap to meet transition needs of Women Veterans, means to outreach to women that have served. Have a better understanding of why some women that served do not self-identify.
She has been featured in the Sacramento Business Journal as well as other magazines. TV interviews on ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox including a segment on the Dr. Phil Show. Radio includes Sirius XM, KFBK AM1530, national podcasts, AM1170 and more. She has spoken at conferences and events including Innovatix and Exhibit Live and Monterey County Convention Visitor Bureau (MCCVB) Quarterly Forum, and conducted more than 100 training workshops for organizations such as Marriott and National Owned Veteran Business Association.
I’M ON LINKEDIN, NOW WHAT?
I’m on LinkedIn Now What? Sharing tips on how to effectively use LinkedIn
Want to attract more people to your exhibit or booth? Hire me to do LinkedIn consultations! This is available for large-scale trade shows and conferences as well as smaller events.
LINKEDIN- TRANSITIONING SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS
Focus to be on training on military bases or speaking at conferences with the focus on helping veterans build their online brand and network to make a successful transition into a new career
WOMEN VETERANS: INVISIBLE WARRIORS
Creating community engagement and best practices for you and your organization to connect with the women veteran population.
Sharing story of career reinvention. Empowering Others.