Thursday, February 26, 2015

Gina Soleil to speak at KCKCC

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ---- Kansas City Kansas Community College is hosting a business luncheon next month featuring Gina Soleil, a speaker who focuses on helping businesses improve their profits and increase employee morale.

Soleil, author of “Fuel Your Business: How to Energize Your People, Ignite Action, and Drive Profits,” will present “The Character of Leadership: Courage, Character and Care” from noon to 1:30 a.m. March 12 at KCKCC, 7250 State Ave. The luncheon will be in the Deli Area of Lower Jewell. Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m.

Tickets are $35 per person or a table of eight for $280 and include a copy of Soleil’s best-selling book. Those interested can purchase tickets through the Intercultural Center and the Workforce, Career and Entrepreneurship Center at KCKCC. The luncheon is sponsored by the Intercultural Center, the Workforce, Career and Entrepreneurship Center, KCKCC AAUW and the Women’s Resource Center.

Soleil’s career has been stellar. She began her sales career straight out of high school at a call center in Iowa.

Three months later, she was leading the corporate training department. After working for Caribou Coffee Company, she became general manager for Best Buy Corporation the age of 25 and consulted for some of the nation’s largest corporations before turning 30.

She launched Booya!, a global joy movement that offers classes and events, in 2012 and continues to consult, write and work as a motivational speaker.

Soleil has been featured on Fox News and in CEO Magazine as well as numerous other publications.

For more information, contact Barbara Clark-Evans, director of the Intercultural Center at KCKCC, at 913-288-7505.