Marilyn Shannon is an experienced speaker, facilitator, author, superior court mediator, consultant, life/business coach, speaker, journalist, online international TV/Radio host and the Founder of Women’s Power Networking.
As a speaker, Marilyn is motivational and inspirational. She focuses her talks and workshops on communication, leadership, listening, personal growth and personal freedom and has facilitated large and small group meetings and workshops. Marilyn is known as “the expert listener”. Her demeanor as a show host and speaker is warm and inviting, leaving her audiences feeling engaged and inspired.
Marilyn is a number one selling author for her book “In Just One Afternoon – Listening Into The Hearts Of Men” and has released the second book in this series, focused on twins. Additional books in the series will cover millennials, those caught up in the opioid epidemic, divorcees, families who have lost a child, and many more.
Marilyn’s involvement in many coaching and mediation programs led to “Dialogue”, her private practice where she specializes in working with children, teens, families, couples, individuals, and businesses. Marilyn has two offices to serve her clients and has also joined Carolina Performance, in Raleigh, NC for psychiatry and counseling.
In Marilyn’s previous life she taught special education in the public school system, owned a furniture store for many years, and was a marketing and advertising representative for both print and television. Marilyn holds a degree in Communications and Public Address from Syracuse University and is a wife, mother of 5 and Landon, Liev and Nolan’s grandma.