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Pump Up Your Professionalism!

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Please join us on July 19th, as we welcome Sharon Hill of Sharon Hill International as our guest speaker.

Do you know how long it takes to form a first impression? Approximately 3 to 5 seconds. Whether you’re meeting students, parents, or other professionals, you should always strive to make a positive first impression. It makes you more effective and respected.

Sharon A. Hill is an author, certified etiquette trainer (certified by the American Business Etiquette Trainers Association) and member of the National Speaker Association who is presenting an energetic and interactive session focusing on you. She is going to discuss:

Networking Tips

Get ready to have fun while you learn some exciting tips and techniques to pump up your professionalism.

About Sharon Hill:

Sharon A. Hill, author and speaker and MBA spent more than 20 years as a development and marketing manager at Fortune 500 giant IBM.

She is the president of Sharon Hill International which is her motivational and educational speaking business. Sharon is a certified etiquette trainer, trained by the American Business Etiquette Trainers Association, member of the National Speakers Association, Toastmasters International Past District Governor for the state of North Carolina, and 2012-2013 Region Advisor for Toastmasters International responsible for districts from North Carolina to Canada and Eastern Pennsylvania.

Sharon is also a Certified Communicator from Duke University and frequent speaker at corporations, universities, and associations.

Sharon has served on several Boards of Directors and currently the 2012-2014 President-Elect for Big Brothers Big Sisters – Raleigh, NC board of directors and is the 2012-2013 President for the National Association of Women Business Owners- Raleigh chapter.

Sharon is the author of four books that focus on etiquette, succeeding in college and corporate America. She has appeared on NBC’s MyCarolina and has been heard on numerous radio programs throughout the country.

Sharon is also president of her company that teaches people how to play Texas Hold ‘em Poker. Black Enterprise hired her to teach executive women at one their Women’s Symposiums and she teaches each year on the Capital Jazz SuperCruises.

She is a member of the National Associate of Black MBAs (Raleigh Chapter). Finally, Sharon is a weekly talk show host called “Today’s Business” in Chapel Hill, North Carolina for station 97.9 WCHL.