What’s your background? Who are you? What are you interested in? Those are the questions American are asking again, again, again, again, again, again, again and … Again! So it is important to have the appropriate speech in case you are being asked to introduce yourself. However, because time is money, if you have to pitch yourself, you have to be short, smart, and attractive. By so doing, it will take you from the ground to the roof, that is why it is called “an elevator pitch”. Our MWF program manager here at Howard University is constantly advising us to practice our presentations as many people wish to know more about us.I noticed that in all scheduled activities, since the very beginning, it is all about talking about ourselves, our stories and our expectations. It is surprising to see how from presentation to presentation our pitches are being refined, transformed and more effective.
I am Betseto from Cameroon, master’s degree student in international relations. I am passionate about communication, committed to strong community transformation. I’m looking for innovative solutions to change the biased mindsets about the importance of African culture as THE factor for a sustainable development. And you? Who are you? 🤔🤔🤔