International Speaker and Trainer Brenda McGuire Receives Speakers EXPY® Award

Des Moines, IA – May 5, 2014 – Brenda McGuire, Founder & CEO of WorldWide Connect® and Global Gals® was recently awarded a Speakers EXPY® Award from the National Association of Experts, Writers and Speakers™.  McGuire was recognized for her international speaking and training spanning six continents. McGuire’s expertise in speaking internationally to thousands of global business professionals and travelers on how to successfully live, work and travel the world, has garnered her international attention and praise.

The National Association of Experts, Writers and Speakers™ was founded to honor experts for their contribution to education, enlightenment, and business. The first annual EXPY® Awards was held at the Hard Rock Cafe – Times Square in New York City on April 4, 2014. More than 120 experts, writers and speakers from across the globe joined together for the three-day event, culminating in the Friday night awards show. In receiving her EXPY® Award, Brenda McGuire shared the stage with such notable business minds as best-selling author and business expert Brian Tracy, President of High Point University, Dr. Nido Qubein, and Dan Sullivan of Strategic Coach® among many others.

Having personally lived and worked in six countries on four continents, and with a career that has taken her to more than 65 countries and counting, McGuire is recognized as an expert in her field.  She has worked with thousands of individuals and companies in more than 50 countries teaching them how to effectively live, work, and travel across diverse cultures, time zones, and language barriers.  With an international career spanning more than two decades, McGuire continues to share her experience and expertise by being a frequent speaker at travel seminars, keynotes, and conferences around the world.

McGuire has recently joined Lisa Sasevich, “The Queen of Sales Conversion,” along with other leading experts from around the world to co-write the forthcoming book titled, Answering The Call:Entrepreneurs and Professionals Reveal How They Said Yes to Success and You Can Too.

About Brenda McGuire:

Growing up in Iowa, McGuire had limited opportunities to see a world beyond her small town, but that all changed after she participated in the whirlwind Semester at Sea program visiting 12 countries in 102 days.  She returned home a “citizen of the world,” and with a keen sense of wanderlust, spent the next 20 years turning her global dreams into reality as she traveled to over 65 countries on six continents. She lived and worked in Japan, the UK, Ireland, Switzerland, Australia, New York City, and Washington, D.C. before settling back in Des Moines, Iowa where she now resides. 

McGuire is the Founder & CEO of WorldWide Connect®. With its extensive global network of consultants, the company delivers cross-cultural coaching, global business effectiveness programs, global leadership development and expatriate support to international companies. In addition, McGuire founded Global Gals®, which empowers and educates women to reach their travel dreams through workshops, retreats, cultural training and networking events. Whether they want a backpacking adventure, dream getaway or expatriate experience, Global Gals®provides mentoring, training and resources for women of all ages and from all walks of life.

McGuire has a Master of Arts degree in International Communications from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and International Relations from Iowa State University. Furthermore, she is a frequent international speaker at conferences, corporate meetings and industry events, and has served as a guest lecturer aboard several cruise ships around the world. McGuire has won many awards in her community, has been recognized for her contributions in her field and has been selected as one of America’s PremierExperts™ by Celebrity Press.

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