Network with a purpose and build your personal brand!

About this event

In the conversation with Jodi we will discover the dos and don’ts of networking, we will investigate how to harness the full potential of connection building and develop it as a meaningful art and skill. Jodi will help us understand why we want to network, what value we can bring when reaching out to others and how we can turn our network into net worth.

  • Win a personalized LinkedIn Makeover from D&M Consulting Services, LLC: includes a one-on-one 30-minute virtual private session with expert Career Development Coach, Mary Davids, to help you leverage LinkedIn for new opportunities.

Jodi Brockington is the Founder & Lead Consultant of NIARA Consulting. She has coached and advised thousands of leaders, entrepreneurs and professionals helping them launch, manage, and develop their business. Her management consulting background and strong analytical skills have placed her at the forefront of defining strategies and innovative solutions for non-profit organizations and Fortune 500 companies in enhancing their diversity and inclusion and corporate social responsibility practices.

Previously, Jodi was responsible for developing a pipeline of diverse talent and acquire the most qualified candidates as the Director of Diversity & Inclusion Sourcing for the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry.

Jodi was also the Chief of Staff at Culture Shift Labs, Consultant for National Urban League’s Annual Career Fair, Small Business Matters Pitch Contest Curator and Host. She served as a consultant for Operation HOPE, Inc, for the Banking on The Future program and Global Financial Dignity Summit, Director of Fund Development and Corporate Relations for the New York Urban League and the Founding President of New York Urban League Young Professionals.

Jodi is one of New York’s top lifestyle coaches, and fitness experts. She currently serves on the Black Chef Series Cutting Board and Women’s Media Group Board.

She is a graduate of the University of California with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and psychology. She was a New York City Teaching Fellow, National Urban Fellow and received her MSEd in education from Hunter College. Jodi also has an MPA in public administration from Baruch College and an MSW from the University of Southern California.