About Gail Hand

Gail Hand has logged 20 successful years in Corporate Sales & Management with Corporations such as American Express, Southwestern Bell, and Macy's, where she garnered multiple awards including 10 leadership and President’s Club awards.

College Administrators bring Gail to speak to their students about Smart Social Networking. She shows them how to gain an edge to look more attractive when applying to a grad school, internship or jobs.  Gail gives college students sound tips on how to protect their reputation with prospective and current employers.

As a Corporate Speaker, Author and Sales Guru; Gail started her stand-up career in 1989 in San Francisco and has since toured over 1000 Companies, Universities & Associations in the U.S. and Canada.  With her Power of Laughter programs including; leadership, working with generations, employee engagement, stress management, and diversity trainings; Gail has been a positive movement with companies, universities, and associations in North America.

Gail is the owner of two prestigious companies, member of the National Speakers Association, National Association for Campus Activities, the International Federation of Speakers, and is even highlighted in Who's Who in Professional Speaking. Gail is past President of the Oregon National Speakers Association near her home in Portland, Oregon.

Hand has been featured in numerous media from coast to coast including: ABC, CBS, NBC Honolulu, The Oregonian, AM Northwest, Curve Magazine, Women's Health and Fitness magazine. The media has highlighted her work producing Power of Laughter Yoga clubs in over 500 Companies, Universities, and Associations in the U.S.

Gail is the author of "Are you SURE you want to post that, Smart Social Networking" , "The Power of Laughter- Seven Secrets to Living and Laughing in a Stressful World" and her forthcoming books; The Power of Laughter at Work, and a screenplay about dating (the title is secret)

In 2013 Gail has written for both College Xpress and Today's Campus on Smart Social Networking.  Her savvy tips for helping college students and their parents is read by over 4mm people

Along with her own YOUTUBE channel, Gail is an avid skier, golfer, photographer and blogger. She lives in Portland with her two Chihuahua's who edit her blogs and tweet about their exciting life on the road with Gail.

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