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Yolanda Kirk
Assistant Professor of Clinical Management Communication

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

MA, BA, CSU-Northridge


Yolanda Kirk specializes in professional oral and written communication with an emphasis in strategic communication and public speaking. She is faculty adviser to the Marshall Undergraduate Case Team Competition program. As an active member of Toastmasters International, she has won several first-place awards for area speech assessments. As a former entrepreneur she is a Toastmaster mentor to minority business entrepreneurs encouraging leadership development and successful participation in corporate business programs. Professor Kirk has taught communication skills in China, Thailand, France and Italy. She is the former president of Equinova, Inc. and owner of Technova Group both specializing in engineering and design drafting services to the aerospace community in Southern California.