~Sephora is a Roman 12 Fruit-Bearing Christian Woman who is a member of the Religion that “God our Father accepts, as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world”. James 1:27. Sephora brings extensive and proven for-profit experience and skills to her work. Her extreme agility in rapidly changing environments, combine with her skills in quickly reading context, enables her to develop actionable strategies to solve business challenges. With over 15 years of experience in Sales and Marketing Management, Sephora has played a key role in leading for-profits companies to increase market share through innovation, feedback and real-time customer service. She is skilled in implementing competitive strategies that creates and stimulate brand awareness, increase trust, sales and productivity.
Holding a Master in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing and nonprofit management has given her a great overview of the business world, a deep understanding and certain receptiveness to the slight changes of this environment. Her MBA enables her to get out of her comfort zone to deal with the latest issues, apply the newest management techniques and just constantly challenge herself, her practices and her approaches. With a Master in Project Management, Sephora has successfully brought projects into completion by capturing major requirements of stakeholders, while delivering within scope, time and budget.
~ As a mentor, coach, a Distinguish Toastmaster and an officer for Toastmasters International, Sephora has chartered and coached several Toastmaster Clubs that led to the highest distinction award for both her area, her clubs and members. Sephora chartered a nonprofit, FormatAide (www.formataide.org) whose mission is to deliver focused, tailored business training to small-medium sized business entrepreneurs in Haiti, to enable them to lead and grow their businesses successfully and sustainably. Sephora is the driving force fueling and nurturing FormatAide. She is passionate about this cause, for which she carries a dynamic, determined and sensitive vision. Through FormatAide, Sephora is dedicated to leading the regrowth of the Haitian economy. She has mentored business leaders and coached hundreds of individuals to help them develop their communication, leadership and management skills. Adventurous and risk lover, she is very passionate in achieving and exceeding agreed upon goals. Sephora has a proven ability in managing complex interpersonal relationship with grace, trust and maturity. Sephora is talented in enhancing customer relationships through emotional bonds, rapports and trust.
Sephora earned her MBA from Mills College in Oakland, California, a Masters in Project Management from Quisqueya University in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, a bachelor degree in computerized management from Ecole Superieure d’Infotronique d ’Haiti as well as an associate degree in Psychology from the Tele University of Quebec in Montreal (TELUQ). Sephora is a member of Partners of the Americas (http://www.partners.net/ ) since 2003 and is the actual president for the Haiti-New Jersey Chapter. Sephora is fluent in French, English and proficient in Spanish.To learn more on Sephora’s accomplishment and If you wish to send her an email at: www.linkedin.com/in/sephorapierrelouis