About Sylvia Duncan
Sylvia Duncan, CEO and Founder of The Duncan Approach, was certified by the Professional Women’s Network in 2009, as a Professional Diversity Trainer with special emphasis on Women’s issues.
She believes that sharing is caring, that we’ve experienced is meant to be shared to help others realize their purpose in life. Her belief has inspired her to help those who are struggling in life to believe that it is possible to live life on purpose in spite of any adverse circumstances, through goal setting and journaling.
While working as co-director of the “Love Teaching Youth” Leadership group, she mentored teen girls in Chicago’s Englewood Community, in the S.H.I.N.E (Sharing Hope Initiates a New Enlightenment) program. She also worked as a program co-facilitator for the “Golden Nuggets”, girls’ leadership program for Teamwork Englewood.
She was an active member of the “Englewood Back to School” parade committee and holds a position on the Advisory Board of Institute for Women Today Maria’s Shelter.
She is enrolled at Chicago State University, working on her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.
Sylvia successfully completed the National Speakers Association’s NSA-IL Speaker Academy and as a member of WAO Toastmasters, has achieved Competent Communicator and Competent Leadership Status, as well as the “Best speaker” award at the club level and several other club level awards and achievements. Her first book “The Journey Back to You” is scheduled for release in the spring 2013.