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Spokesmith | Power Your Public Speaking

Eileen Smith’s keen insight into public speaking performance is built on more than 20 years at the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development. 


She is an experienced senior leader who specializes in preparing leaders and experts for public events.  Whether a client is preparing to stand before an audience, sit on a panel, give a media interview or group presentation, or simply build their public speaking skills, Eileen provides tailored, confidential coaching in public speaking and executive presence to help her clients look, sound and feel their best at their next speaking event.

In addition to preparing senior leaders for key policy speeches, Eileen has spoken to a broad range of audiences, including international organizations, advocacy groups, members of Congress, and domestic and international press.  She has also served as a moderator for panels.  Eileen understands firsthand the challenges of preparing to give a speech or presentation under the time constraints of a demanding schedule and last-minute inputs.

Eileen has a Master of Science in National Security Strategy from the National War College, a Master of Arts in International Politics and International Business from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Emory University.  Eileen also has a certification to skipper a 45 foot sailboat from the American Sailing Association.

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Spokesmith is experienced in coaching government officials and subject matter experts to promote the polished presentation audiences expect at that level. From the podium, to the panel, to the news studio, to the elevator speech, every appearance is an opportunity to establish credibility and advance your message. Contact Spokesmith below or press the button here to see great videos about public speaking.

Spokesmith specializes in coaching clients in policy, yet these skills reach across all sectors in business, law, and education.  Click below to see testimonials from experienced sources.

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