Amira Pollock

Speaker, Instructor, Coach
The University of Texas at Austin

Amira has over 10 years of teaching and training experience and has presented at state and national conferences. As an adjunct instructor at UT, she developed and teaches Business Improv – Think On Your Feet in the Workplace and The Power of Leadership Presence for the Center for Professional Education. She is a presenter for SXSW Interactive and SXSW EDU 2016. On a freelance basis, Amira has delivered dozens of trainings to hundreds of participants, for numerous departments.

At McCombs, Amira is a Specialty Coach for the MBA+ Leadership Program. She coaches on topics of communication, women’s leadership, and career path (personal brand, mock interview, resume, cover letter). She has logged over 100 coaching hours, with nearly 100% repeat client rate. Also within MBA+, she has given guest lectures, webinars, and workshops on think on your feet, self-promotion, executive presence, and business ethics topics. She has presented orientation sessions on communication, culture, teamwork, and taking risks/managing failure to an incoming class of full-time MBAs, and to International MBA students. In addition, Amira has provided improv staff retreat programming for MBA+ and Student Services teams. She has published articles in McCombs Today and MBA Insider.

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