In this episode of Restarting America, Josh Gibbs from 97 Switch interviews Shaily Hakimian, founder of Your Social Media Sherpa, where she empowers others to use social media to grow their business. Throughout the interview, they discuss the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on business and society. Hakimian shares how the current health pandemic has affected her business and how she is adapting to new circumstances.
Hakimian graduated from Indiana University with a degree and certification in elementary education. She now uses her teaching skills in her business, leading workshops and working with business owners, training them on social media. She has coached 170+ B2B consultants on how to use LinkedIn to grow their businesses. She loves live streaming, participating in social media events, live tweeting and engaging with comments.
Hakimian is a Persian-Moroccan who loves cheesy icebreakers, bubble tea, poker, reality competition shows like Survivor, TEDx conferences, magic, flea markets, the Jewish community and her sequin closet.
She has spoken at Trunk Club, Fiverr, State Farm, University of Notre Dame, University of Illinois, DePaul University and the University of Chicago.