Meet Irena

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Irena’s Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Griffith University)
Master of Adult Education (Griffith University)
Bachelor of Arts (Qld University)
Associate of Trinity College London (ATCL)
Diploma of Teaching (QUT)
Fellow of the Australian Institute of Professional Facilitators (FAIPF)
Certified Learning and Development Professional (CLDP)

Professional Speaking Involvements

Professional Member of the National Speakers Association of Australia
Past President of Qld National Speakers Association
National Board Member of NSAA
National Professional Development Manager NSAA

Have you ever noticed that success seems to come more quickly to people who have really good speaking, presenting and people skills? That is also what the research tells us. Good speaking skills are essential for success in a competitive and dynamic marketplace. Individuals, businesses and corporations alike need the credibility and professionalism that come with confident oral communication. Speaking Edge is expertly positioned to fast-track you to communication excellence by building confidence and expertise in speaking, voice management, personal power and presentation skills. We help people reach their potential, raise their business profile and accelerate their career. What’s more we have the processes, tools and strategies to make that happen quickly and effectively.

We also to help teams and organisations nurture the talent they have and develop the communication skills that increase productivity, profile and profit. All our workshops and keynotes are expertly designed and delivered on effective adult learning principles. That means you get maximum return on investment. The best thing is that we make sure that your people have FUN while they are learning.

Dr. Irena Yashin-Shaw, Director of Speaking Edge is an accomplished educator, workshop leader and speaker. With a PhD in Educational Psychology and a Masters degree in Adult Education, Irena understands what works and why when it comes to helping people learn, develop and evolve.

Contact Me
Ph: +61 7 3849 5003
Fax: + 61 7 38495003
Mob: 0411 330301
Mailing address
P.O. Box 65, Mansfield LPO
Brisbane, 4122, Australia