Nominated for the award: Community Activism
Position: Founder, President, Chief Kindness Officer (CKO)
Biography: Shelly Elsliger is an engaging LinkedIn Trainer Speaker and President of Linked-Express. Her goal is to help professionals build their confidence, fight imposter syndrome, and maximize their professional branding potential and their social influence on LinkedIn. Shelly is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), recognized as a Woman you Need to Know by the National Women Speakers Association, a Forbes Writer, a Women of Inspiration Winner 2019, and on the list of globally recognized LinkedIn Training Experts. She is also a Career Specialist and LinkedIn Trainer for Rotman Commerce at University of Toronto. Shelly is also the Founder of the #DecidetobeKind Campaign to stand up against bullying on LinkedIn Shelly’s diverse experience allows her to bring a unique breadth of knowledge, as well as an aspect of fun and passion, to all her workshops and speaking engagements especially "LinkedIn in High-Heels: Rise Up and Lead Online"; her signature workshop aimed at helping women business leaders successfully rise up, own their space and find their voice on LinkedIn Her motto: "Instead of waiting to be noticed first, be a Leader in your space-Lean-In, Listen-In, and Link-In!"