Shirley Z. Jacobs is an author, speaker, publisher and writing coach. Over eight years of Award-Winning Customer Service, Trainer for the State of Maryland and Public Speaking with over 14 years as a DTM (Distinguished Toastmaster). Formerly, ShirleyLIVE! Shirley broadcasted faithfully on Periscope for three years and, in 2019, rebranded as the CEO and Founder of SZJ and Associates, LLC DBA ShirleySpeaks! In addition, The Author's Coaching Program was created for clients who wanted to write and publish their first book). Moving On Purpose (M.O.P.) Membership (for clients who want in-depth study/teaching on unique subjects/Real Talk for Real People with Real Solutions). She received her BS in Business Management from Delaware State University and her Masters of Divinity from Faith Bible College and Seminary in Washington, DC. Shirley has two adult daughters and one grandson.