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Campus storytellers sharpen skills at 6th annual BC2 conference

  Almost 200 UC Berkeley communicators gathered Tuesday in Alumni House to hear from experts — and share their own knowledge — on the best ways to tell the campus’s story. The sixth annual BC2 conference heard incoming Chancellor Carol Christ describe her vision of the value of communication — both to spread the story … Continue Reading »

Alumni Spotlight: Tai Tran

UC Berkeley alum Tai Tran is a storyteller, marketing leader, and entrepreneur and Head of Content & Brand for the company SelfScore. Named the youngest Forbes 30 Under 30 and LinkedIn Top Voice in Marketing and Advertising, Tai is already an experienced storyteller, marketing leader, and entrepreneur. He has spoken at TEDx, Forbes CMO Summit, LinkedIn, and the … Continue Reading »

Meet Vikram Chandra, novelist, professor, programmer

Vikram Chandra is our first keynote speaker. In his session The Art and Craft of Storytelling he will discuss what makes good stories work their magic on audiences and the simple techniques that can create emotionally-engaging, persuasive, and potentially transformative stories. Chandra was born in New Delhi, India and currently divides his time between Mumbai and Berkeley. He … Continue Reading »

Introducing BC2 Speaker Frances Dinkelspiel

We are proud to introduce Frances Dinkelspiel as one of this year’s BC2 conference speakers. Frances is an award-winning journalist and author. She has written two books, both of which were bestsellers: Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman Created California, and Tangled Vines: Greed, Murder, Obsession and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California. Her work … Continue Reading »