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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

Dr. Irena Yashin-Shaw PhD, Director of Speaking Edge and Innovation Edge is an accomplished speaker, educator, and workshop leader with an amazing breadth of experience across academia, government and business. 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 and develop. Clients consistently confirm that she has a talent for bringing out the best in people.

As a speaker Irena delivers potent keynotes that fuse together deep learning, inspiration and insight with an interactive and humorous delivery designed to motivate, stimulate and challenge audience members.

As an educator, Irena is expert in teaching people how to acquire excellence in thinking, speaking and presenting. Through her innovative and unique methods she effectively guides people towards a sense of mastery with their skills, content and communication.
An award winning entrepreneur, prize winning professional speaker and learning and development professional, Irena is a Past President of the Queensland Chapter of the National Speakers Association of Australia and is the current National Professional Development Manager for NSAA.

Dr. Irena Yashin-Shaw PhD, Managing Director of Speaking Edge and Innovation Edge describes herself as an academic in recovery as prior to starting her own business Irena was a lecturer and research at Brisbane’s Griffith University. With a background in instructional design, workplace learning and human development, Irena creates unique and enjoyable learning experiences for her clients.

Irena is an expert in teaching people how to acquire excellence in thinking and communicating. Through her innovative and interactive methods, Irena shows how mastering some basic yet powerful principles can transform an individual’s sense of personal power, a business’s bottom line profit or a company’s corporate image.

When you engage Irena you can be completely confident that you are working with a total professional who delivers deep and significant learning, packaged in an interesting and enjoyable way.

Dr.Irena Yashin-Shaw PhD, Director of Speaking Edge and Innovation Edge has been affectionately named ‘the pocket dynamo”. An accomplished and award winning professional speaker, Irena empowers individuals and organisations to unlock their potential through excellence in communication and creativity. In her courses, keynotes and coaching, she shows how mastering some basic principles can transform an individual’s sense of personal power and professional success, a business’s bottom line profit or a company’s corporate image.

Recognising that credibility is fundamental to success, Irena offers people achievable ways of quickly acquiring the kind of confident, professional and polished speech that will immediately secure credibility and respect; captivate attention and generate enthusiasm.

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Contact Me

info@speakingedge.com.au
Ph: +61 7 3849 5003
Fax: + 61 7 38495003
Mob: 0411 330301
Mailing address
P.O. Box 65, Mansfield LPO
Brisbane, 4122, Australia