KEYNOTES - LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT TRAINING

AUTHOR, CONSULTANT

Schedule DR. SHIRLEY RAINES to speak about her latest book, An Uncommon Journey: Leadership Lessons from a preschool teacher who became a university president. Dr. Raines was the first woman president of the University of Memphis where she served for 12 years. At her induction ceremony for the Tennessee Women's Hall of Fame, Shirley was described as "powerful, personable, and prepared." Dr. Raines is now a keynote speaker, author, leadership development trainer, and consultant.

KEYNOTES - LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT TRAINING, AUTHOR, CONSULTANT

Shirley Raines
Shirley Raines

Shirley's academic background is in EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION. She speaks to audiences about children's literature, creativity, beginning literacy, and developing leaders in the profession. Dr. Raines has written 18 books, 15 for teachers, two for children, and 1 for leaders. As a keynote speaker, Shirley is in demand for virtual, hybrid, and in-person appearances.

Schedule DR. SHIRLEY RAINES to speak about her latest book, An Uncommon Journey: Leadership Lessons from a preschool teacher who became a university president. In her series of speeches, SAY "YES" TO LEADERSHIP, Shirley engages audiences in the leadership lessons derived from her "lived-leadership" experiences.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP TRAINING - SPEAKING

From Pink Purse to Briefcase - Women Leaders' Keys to Success

Shirley Raines

TESTIMONIALS

DR. SHIRLEY RAINES’ leadership development speech, “From Pink Purse to Briefcase,” is a chronology of advancement and success for all aspiring female leaders. Her presentation is motivational, informative, inspirational and relatable. She takes speaking to another level while appealing to women who have reached the height of their professional careers as well as those who are newly-minted in their professions.

- Karen Weddle-West, Provost, University of Memphis

"Dr. Raines led a leadership development and training retreat for our foundation. Her ability to engage donors and guide us to a shared vision made the event a success. She knows how to fundraise and has the enthusiasm and leadership training skills to work with groups."

- Chris Whaley, Community College President

Whether in a boardroom or before 18,000 at the FedEx Forum, Dr. Raines immediately connects with people. She embodies what leadership is- character, capability, and being a catalyst for positive change. 

-Thomas Kadien, Senior Vice President. International Paper.

Shirley Raines