Maura is an expert
1. Keynote Speaker
2. Media Guest
3. Workshop Leader
4. Professional Interviewer to Feature Others' Work
5. Media Ready Consultant to Authors, etc.
Maura Sweeney is a global
influencer on leadership, influence, emotional intelligence and becoming one’s
personal best. She’s also a personal consultant to authors and entrepreneurs
wishing to expand their influence as a media guest and/or public personality.
Author, Podcaster and Frequent
Media Guest, Maura has keynoted
internationally at universities, national
leadership conferences and American Embassy outposts in ten countries. Here in
the U.S., she has lectured to aspiring FBI and CIA candidates on emotional
intelligence; addressed the UNESCO Model UN summer camp representing students
from 28 nations; and moderated “Full of Hate: The Toll of Violent Extremism,” an event comprising a former neo-Nazi,
a transgender activist, a top Islamic leader from CAIR and a retired military
officer and current professor of black history, for the Institute of Strategic Policy Solutions at Florida’s St. Petersburg College.
Maura was originally given the moniker
Ambassador of Happiness® by the UNESCO Center for Peace when invited to speak
at the inaugural Nelson Mandela Day celebrations. In 2018, the All Ladies
League of India awarded her the Woman of the Decade Award at the Women’s Economic
Forum in The Hague.
Maura received a B.A. in Political Science and Spanish Literature from Boston College and continued post-graduate studies at Seton Hall
University School of Law. In addition to a decorated management career at two
national corporations, Maura co-owned a Florida based computer firm and home
schooled a daughter who started college at age 13 and recently earned a master’s
degree from Harvard. She offers her clients a unique set of innate as well as acquired skills,
insights and perspectives.
Her eclectic background includes hosting
foreign exchange students from Russia, Spain and Japan; mentoring incarcerated
teens; immersive global travels to 60 countries; and an unwitting brush with
organized crime figures (see ESPN’s 30 for 30 Playing for
Meet Maura in this introductory video.
Discover Maura’s eCourse
on Personal Leadership, Happiness and Authenticity.