You Have to Speak. Now What?

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E. Anita Newman, DTM

E. Anita Newman, DTM  is a Speaker, Certified Trainer, and MC known for her dynamic and entertaining style of presenting. She is a Certified Trainer with The John Maxwell Team, a Distinguished Toastmaster, as well as a Former Division Director at Toastmasters International. As Division Director, Anita oversaw the communication and leadership training for over 800 people.

As a Trainer with The John Maxwell Team, Anita helps individuals become more effective presenters, as well as adds value to organizations by improving the communication skills of their employees. Prior to her career, Anita spent 15 years in the corporate world – working for companies in the banking and healthcare sectors, where she was consistently recognized for outstanding customer relations. Although she did not know it at the time, those earlier experiences laid the foundation for her understanding of effective communication and public relations.

Anita does all things public speaking and enjoys competing in speaking competitions.  She is the 2012 Area 43 (West Palm Beach) Humorous Speech Champion. Some weekends, you will find her emceeing the shows at a prominent 1,200-seat performing arts theater in South Florida, where she has introduced numerous entertainers, including Charo, Rita Rudner, and Little Anthony. She often conducts speaking workshops for non-profit organizations, such as The Urban League, Rotary, and WordCamp.

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