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Meet

Sharon Stahrfisher – Mentor

Zones of Genius

  • RISE
  • Storyline
  • Wellsaid Labs
  • Interviewing
  • Zoom/Teams Skills
  • Audience Analysis
  • Accessibility
  • Learner Assessment
  • Communication
  • ILT/vILT
  • Scenarios (including
    branching)

What job/career did you transition from?

I was a communication studies college professor (speech teacher among many other titles) for a major university.

Why did you join AIDA?

Originally, it was because nothing else was working. I had paid for someone to redesign my resume and LinkedIn. I had submitted about 50 applications and hadn’t gotten anything! I knew I could keep trying on my own, but I saw AIDA as a path toward finding ID work more successfully, and I did!

How did AIDA set you up for Success?

AIDA introduced me to everything I didn’t know. I had thought my previous studies and work history prepared me for a job in the ID field. What I didn’t know was everything else I needed to fill my knowledge gaps and AIDA gave me that.

What do you love about AIDA?

What I love most about AIDA is the connections you make with others on the same journey. I have so many people I now consider my friends that I met through AIDA. Also, when I am working and someone says, “do you know anyone good?” I have a plethora of options to present to them from my AIDA network.

What are you doing now?

I am a Senior Learning and Development Specialist with “Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products”(DPEP).

Carla Serkin
Carol Beach
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