As part of NAAAP’s 40th anniversary celebration, NAAAP has partnered with Courtney Pong from CSz Boston to host an Interactive Workshop, The Dolphin Principle: Unlocking Your Creativity to be a Limitless Leader
Come ready to laugh and work on valuable tools in this fun and interactive skill-focused workshop – you’ll learn and have a chance to practice the top secrets professional improvisers use to create an environment where creativity is proific and the ideas never keep flowing, and discover the various applications leaders can leverage in the workplace. There’s no performing, no charts, and no slides (or trust falls).
About Courtney Pong:
Courtney is the Owner and General Manager of CSz Boston, as well as the owner of The Rozzie Square Theater, located in the Roslindale neighborhood of Boston. As a professional improviser for over 21 years, Courtney has designed and led team building workshops and provided entertainment for companies like The Boston Red Sox, Bloomberg LP, and Northeastern University. Since 2001, she has been a performer and educator with CSz Worldwide, which is home to the award-winning improv comedy show, ComedySportz, performed in 30 cities across the US and Europe. Courtney hails from San Francisco and holds over a 17 years of experience in communication & public relations.
She regularly spends her time volunteering with local and national organizations and initiatives that focus on empowering BIPOC/WOC/Women leadership and entrepreneurship, such as Boston Girls’ Leadership Organized Women (GLOW) and ASPIRE: Asian Sisters Participating in Reaching Excellence (ASPIRE).
She is currently serving her first of a 3-year term on the Board of Directors for Roslindale Village Mainstreet, and is the 2022-2024 Boston Chapter President for ACENextGen, a non-profit founded with the mission of increasing Asian presence in American leadership.
In 2020 she was recognized as a Boston Business Journal 40 under 40 Honoree, an annual award that highlights the city’s best and brightest young professionals.
She’s the world’s okayest rock climber, is nearsighted, and dust intolerant.