Ready to Run™ Pittsburgh

Date:January 25, 2014
Time: 8:00am – 5:45pm
Location:Chatham University – Shadyside Campus
Pittsburgh, PA
Registration Fee: $65

2014 Ready to Run™ Pittsburgh Photo Gallery

» 2014 Ready to Run™ Conference Agenda [PDF]
» 2014 Ready to Run™ Conference Brochure [PDF]


Speaker Biographies

Ready to Run™ Pittsburgh will feature speech and media trainer Deb Sofield and "Fundraising For Success" with renowned political speaker and educator, Nancy Bocskor.

Nancy Bocskor

Nancy Bocskor, is the author of "Go Fish: How to Catch (and Keep) Contributors: A Practical Guide to Fundraising." Nancy is a professor at George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management where she teaches both online and "live" fundraising courses. Nancy served on the board of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale for seven years and she is on the board for Running Start, an organization that encourages young women to run for office. Learn More.

Deb Sofield

Deb Sofield is President of her own Executive Speech & Presentations Coaching Co., which trains women and men for success in speaking, presentation skills and message development in the U.S. and abroad. Deb Sofield is a visiting professor, teaching public speaking at Harvard University, the Woman’s Campaign School at Yale University (where Sofield is Past President) and many others. Actively involved in her community, Sofield represents the City of Greenville as Chairman of Commission of Public Works for the Water System and is the first woman to hold this position since its inception in 1918. Sofield was formerly a member of Greenville City Council, where she holds one of the highest vote victories in a district City election by overwhelmingly winning every precinct. Learn More.



Developing a Campaign Plan

Program support offered by:

Hillman Foundation

Interbranch Commission