Judith Ellison Shenouda earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Secondary Education from SUNY at Buffalo and a Master of Arts degree in Literacy Journalism from S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in upstate NY. She completed additional courses in curriculum design and development, group dynamics, information studies, publication management and project management; and has New York State Certification to teach Secondary English.
Prior to starting Shenouda Associates Inc., Judy taught English and Language Arts courses at the secondary, post-secondary and college level; provided academic support and career services at the college level; and worked as a freelance writer. An active member of the professional communication community, Judy has served on the advisory board for SUNY Institute of Technology, in Utica, NY, and volunteers for the Rochester, NY, Ad Council roundtables.
She has been a senior member of the Society for Technical Communication; a member of the Genesee Valley Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development; and a member of Toastmasters International, where she has gained recognition as an Advanced Communicator Bronze (ACB) and an Advanced Leader Bronze (ALB). She is one of the founders of the Thinking Forward troupe of professional speakers. Judy is a frequent presenter at local, national and international conferences.
Our owner is a networker extraordinaire. At the hub of a thriving network of professional associates, Judy believes that networking comes down to connecting with others in a meaningful way.
A seasoned educator and communicator, she
- Remembers faces, names and conversations
- Offers assistance, provides encouragement and applauds efforts and successes
- Cares about others and introduces them to those who can benefit from the introduction
Judy makes it a priority to connect with the next generation of workers, recognizing their rich potential and capabilities using new media as modes of communication. At the same time, she applauds the technical acumen, product knowledge, facility with many publishing tools and sound judgment of experienced workers.