The UVa-Wise chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success is hosting a speaker broadcast event featuring Barbara Corcoran. The event, entitled Barbara’s Rags to Riches Story, will be on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. in Cantrell Banquet Hall and is free to all students, staff, faculty and the public. The event will be streamed live and hosted by New Jersey City University in Jersey City, New Jersey.  All viewers are invited to submit questions via Twitter and Facebook which will be answered live during the broadcast.  For those unable to attend the live event, a re-broadcast will be shown (without the live interactive features) on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. in Cantrell Banquet Hall.

Barbara Corcoran is an entrepreneur, author, speaker, investor and “Shark” on the popular ABC network show “Shark Tank.”  Barbara is famously brash, courageous and a brilliant identifier of opportunity and talent often invisible to others. Corcoran has built a $5 billion real estate empire and invested in over 25 entrepreneurs personally helping each one succeed.  She continues to speak, coach and share her knowledge with audiences all over the world.  Corcoran will share her personal experiences and offer coaching to help students identify opportunities to build their own foundations for success.

This is the fourth installment of the 2016-2017 NSLS multi-speaker broadcast series which is designed to support the Society’s overall mission of Building Leaders Who Make a Better World.

About The National Society of Leadership and Success
The National Society of Leadership and Success is the nation’s largest leadership honor society. It was founded in 2001 to build a community of like-minded, success oriented leaders who come together to help one another succeed. The Society offers interactive broadcasts with the nation’s best speakers, training in goal setting, and team meetings in which students set and hold each other accountable for achieving goals. These benefits, which aim to help members personally and professionally, are offered for the rest of their lives. Today, the Society has chapters on more than 520 college and university campuses nationwide and serves more than 640,000 members. For more information about the national organization, please visit Follow the Society on Twitter @theNSLS and Like on Facebook at

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