Genevieve Thiers Addresses Snead State Community College Students as Part of New Leadership Program

10/9/2017

Genevieve Thiers is participating in a broadcast event sponsored by the Snead State Community College chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success. The event will be on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. in the Bevill Center Auditorium and is free to all students, staff and faculty. The event will be streamed live and hosted by New Jersey City University in Jersey City, N.J. All viewers were invited to submit questions via Twitter and Facebook, which are to be answered live during the broadcast. 


Genevieve Thiers is a Chicago-based entrepreneur, investor, mentor and trained opera singer.  Her first company, Sittercity.com, is America's first company to take caregiving services online and now serves clients such as the U.S. Department of Defense, Mastercard, and Monster.  Genevieve has been recognized at the White House as a Small Business Administration Young Entrepreneur Champion, and her companies have won over 18 major awards, including mentions on the INC 500 list and a CNN Young Heroes feature. Genevieve's work has been featured by The TODAY Show, Ellen, The View, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and TIME.  Genevieve sits on the board of the CEC, which created 1871, a co-working space in Chicago. Genevieve teaches classes at 1871 and is a frequent mentor within the space. She is also an investor in TechStars and the Firestarter fund.  


This is the first installment of the 2017-2018 multi-speaker broadcast series sponsored by the Society. The Society’s Speaker Broadcast series, which reaches more than 580 college campuses each month during the academic year, is designed to support The National Society of Leadership and Success’s overall mission of Building Leaders Who Make a Better World. 


The National Society of Leadership and Success is the nation’s largest leadership honor society. It was founded in 2001 to build a community of like-minded, success-oriented leaders who come together to help one another succeed. The Society offers interactive broadcasts with the nation’s best speakers, training in goal setting, and team meetings in which students set and hold each other accountable for achieving goals. These benefits, which aim to help members personally and professionally, are offered for the rest of their lives. Today, the Society has chapters on more than 580 college and university campuses nationwide and serves more than 783,000 members. For more information, please visit www.societyleadership.org. 


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