- Co-Author of Living Your Vision and Purpose (PWN Release Date 03/28/2010)
Expertise and Specializations:
- Image and Impression Management
- Career Coaching
- Interview Prep and Job Search Skills
- Organizational Development
Wanda is the Founder and CEO of Sirrah Coaching and Consulting. She
is an entrepreneur, motivational speaker, certified Job and Career Transition
Coach, certified Image Consultant, (through the internationally known London
Image Institute), volunteer (and former Board Member) with the local Dress
for Success™ affiliate, and has been certified by the Professional
Woman Network as a Branding Consultant. Her life is testament to the fact
that it is never too late to pursue your dreams, follow your passion, re-position,
or reinvent yourself!
Sirrah Coaching and Consulting was created to help others align, refine,
and re-define their inner and outer image, in a way that is both polished
and authentic. Wanda offers one-on-one coaching and also conducts interactive
workshops for youth, women, college students, and professional organizations.
Presentation topics include: The Art of the Interview, Dressing for the
Job You Want, Business Etiquette, Networking, Creating a Polished Professional
Image, and What is Beautiful is Good: Embracing the Importance of Image
With over 20 years experience as a federal employee, Wanda has learned
a lot about workplace dynamics, networking, self-marketing, and the power
of good interpersonal skills. For the past 6 years, she has worked as an
HR Specialist in the areas of training and employee development. Among
her many accomplishments, Wanda holds a bachelors degree in Sociology from
the University of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill, a Masters in Business
Administration from American Intercontinental University, a certificate
in Human Resource Management, from Duke University, and is currently pursuing
a doctorate degree in Organizational Psychology, through Walden University.
Wanda also belongs to a number of professional organizations, including:
the American Psychological Association (APA), the Society for Human Resource
Management-Triangle Chapter (TSHRM), the Triangle Organizational Development
Network (TODN), the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI),
the National Career Development Association (NCDA), and National Association
of Female Executives (NAFE).
She currently resides in Durham, North Carolina with her family.