Sharon Schweitzer JD
Sharon Schweitzer, J.D., is a cross-cultural consultant, an international protocol expert, corporate trainer and the founder of Access to Culture, a company focusing on global leadership and business etiquette training. Sharon's clients include JP Morgan, Lexus and highly motivated individuals. Topics range from global competency to social media. Sharon is accredited in intercultural management, has an undergraduate degree in Sociology, and practiced employment law with an emphasis on building cultural bridges and resolving conflict. She is the resident-etiquette-expert for CBS-KEYE We Are Austin and the Ms. Modern Manners columnist for The Society Diaries glossy in the U.S. and Mexico. She is regularly quoted by BBC Capital, Investor’s Business Daily, Fortune, Inc., The New York Times, The Vancouver Sun, regularly appears on CNN, NBC, CBS and international media and is a Huffington Post blogger. Sharon serves as a specialist in Chinese ceremonial and banquet dining etiquette in the documentary series Confucius was a Foodie, scheduled to air on National Geographic People broadcast across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and North America. She is the author of the best-selling, international award-winning book Access to Asia: Your Multicultural Business Guide, named a Best Book of 2015 by Kirkus Reviews. Sharon lives in Austin, Texas with her husband John, and their golden retriever Charm. Her son John III lives on the Texas coast in Port Aransas.