Marianna Pascal2018-06-07T16:26:32+00:00

MARIANNA PASCAL

Senior Trainer

Marianna began her career as an actor. For a span of 15 years, she performed on stage and television across her native Canada. That’s where she grew to love language and the power of words. She has lived in Asia for almost 20 years, and has enjoyed training corporate staff and university students in Malaysia, Singapore, Canada, United States, and Australia. She has also written corporate video presentations for over 50 companies on two continents.

As STTS Senior Trainer, Marianna designs and delivers many dynamic workshops on all aspects of communication skills, including business presentations, report writing, business grammar, telephone excellence, speaking and influencing skills. She is passionate about helping people to communicate clearly and confidently to colleagues, clients and bosses to enhance their success.

Marianna is also proud to be Licensed Trainer of Shirley Taylor’s very popular proprietary business writing and communication programmes. She enjoys conducting Shirley’s programmes in Singapore and around Southeast Asia, and says “It’s a real privilege to conduct the most exciting and comprehensive business writing and email workshops I’ve ever seen!”

Marianna is the winner of two Toastmasters district-level public speaking championships. Her humorous speech, “Local English or Standard English” has been seen by over a million people worldwide. She is also the author of these five best-selling books. Her latest book was #2 on Borders’ Best-Selling List for non-fiction.

Marianna is proud to be a member of these associations:

Asia Professional Speakers Singapore

Asia Professional Speakers Singapore

Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International

“Marianna is assuring and very engaging from start to end.
It was a fun workshop and a very fruitful day for me.”
Angela Ong, PA, Ministry of Transport
“Marianna is engaging, professional and certainly enthusiastic. I am also pleased and impressed with all the STTS materials and set-up that was done for our business writing workshops.”
Sean Lee, Group HR, Far East Organization
“I really felt my confidence improved and can be applied instantly when I deal with people, and I will practice the lessons that I learnt today. I enjoyed the workshop because there were ample discussions and sharing. The trainer is fantastic!”
Edwin Lim, Customer Service Executive, National Institute of Education

“It has been an enriching experience. The workshop set me thinking how best to serve customers, manage customers’ expectations (and emotions) without compromising company’s interests in sensitive/difficult situations.”
Alice Chew

“This will help me speak to my customers and superiors more confidently and concisely.”
Simon Lee Boon Yeong, National Institute of Education

“This will help me to talk to my boss more confidently, and construct my conversation effectively.”
Zhu Hong
, Management Support Officer, People Advantage

“This will help me to talk to my boss more confidently, and construct my conversation effectively.”
Zhu Hong
, Management Support Officer, People Advantage

“Marianna is assuring and very engaging from start to end. It was a fun workshop and a very fruitful day for me.”
Angela Ong, 
PA, Ministry of Transport

“The role play and gesturing exercise was very useful and interesting. This workshop helped me to project more confidence, mentally prepare better before speaking and taught me how keep my speech short with 3 points. I also received good feedback on where I should improve eg. posture.”
Juliana Rahmad, ACI Worldwide

“Marianna was very interactive with us and quite a number of group activities were carried out during the workshop. This workshop has definitely helped to improve my confidence.”
Rachel Sia
, Admin Executive, ARA Trust Management (Suntec) Pte Ltd