Author: Lin Rajan Thomas is the author of the multicultural children's fiction book, Every Sparrow was Made to Fly. #EverySparrowWasMadeToFly . She is a published author with Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul 2 and Preteens Talk, part of the NY Times best-selling series, published in over 32 languages and 100 countries. She has published with ProjectManagement. com run by PMI (Project Management International).
Coach & Entrepreneur: Ms Thomas is the Lead Trainer and Co-Founder of Yay Learner, Learning with a Yay. Yay Learner conducts workshops in Creative Writing, Public Speaking, Python Programming and Effective Communications. She was Primary Coach for a team that competed at the Worlds Finals of Odyssey of the Mind Tournaments. She was also a Core Values Robotics coach and a Math coach.
Speaker: Ms. Thomas is the winner of 7 awards at Area and Division Level of Toastmaster's International contests. She is the Host of the highly ranked podcast - A 5 min shot of Motivation & Positivity~ The Yay Learner Podcast
IT Leader: She has 14+ years in IT Management and works for a Chantilly based IT firm. She is the Technical Director, Data Management & Sr. Program Manager and has led teams of 12 to 35 IT professionals. Lin has a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and a Diploma in Writing for Children from the Institute of Children's Writers, Connecticut.
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