Leveraging Self with Charlyn Stanberry

Deb SoholtBlog, Influential She Podcast

This episode features the High Leverage Practice of Self with Charlyn Stanberry.  Raised by four generations of influential women, at an early age Char developed confidence in truly being her authentic self.  And yet, as she shares, being true to yourself is not always an easy path when “many times it means going against the grain and making unpopular decisions.”  In this podcast Charlyn gets real about how vulnerable you can feel when claiming your rebel within!

Charlyn Stanberry is the Vice President of Government Relations for the National Association of Broadcasters.  Prior she was chief of staff for Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (NY-09) after being her legislative director and counsel. Additionally Char is an adjunct professor at the University of the District of Columbia where she teaches foundations of civics, ethics and values.

Char has excelled on Capitol Hill and held policy and political roles in the arenas of communication, telecom and the internet along with being professional staff for the Congressional Black Caucus.  She serves in leadership for several philanthropic organizations, including Junior League of Washington and the Washington Bar Association.

 In 2020, she received the Lawyer of the Year Award from the Washington Bar Association, the Public Sector Award of Excellence from Women in Government Relations and was named a Top 40 under 40 Nation’s Best Advocate from the National Bar Association. Charlyn holds a J.D. from Florida International University’s College of Law and a B.S.B.A. and M.P.A. from the University of Central Florida.