Marilyn Shannon is an experienced facilitator, author, superior court mediator, consultant, life/business coach, speaker, journalist, online TV/Radio host, and the Founder of Women’s Power Networking.

As a speaker, Marilyn is motivational and inspirational. Marilyn focuses her talks and workshops on listening, communication, leadership, personal growth, and personal freedom. She has and can facilitate group meetings and workshops of any size. Marilyn is known as “the listener”. Her demeanor as a show host and speaker is warm and inviting, leaving her audiences feeling engaged and inspired.

Marilyn’s involvement in many coaching and mediation programs led to “Dialogue”, her private practice where she specializes in working with children, teens, families, couples, individuals, and businesses. Marilyn has two offices to serve her clients and has also joined  Carolina Performance,  for psychiatry and counseling.

Marilyn is a number one selling author for her book series, “In Just One Afternoon – Listening into the hearts of…”. Thus far, she has released books about Men, Twins, Millennials, and People Impacted by Opioid Addiction. Future book topics include divorcees, families who have lost children, black fathers, the greatest generation, and many more.

In Marilyn’s previous life she taught special education in the public school system, owned a furniture store, and was a marketing and advertising representative for both print and television. Marilyn holds a degree in Communications and Public Address from Syracuse University and is a wife, mother of 5, and Landon,  Liev, Nolan, and Elon’s grandma.