Shara Enay is an Account Supervisor for IQ PR, Inc. where she is responsible for the management and execution of client programs and initiatives, with an emphasis on media relations and writing projects.
will also participate in the strategic planning of IQ PR's
public relations and communications business.
offers a wealth of experience in business and community affairs reporting.
As a staff writer for Hawaii Business magazine, she profiled some of Hawaii's top executives, entrepreneurs and leaders in innovation.
hosted a weekly television spot on a morning news program where she
introduced viewers to the issues and people making news in the local business community.
has also written for the Hawaii Herald
, a newspaper for the Japanese American community.
She has served as moderator at events that encourage greater understanding between the public and newsmakers, including a forum that brought together top female executives for a candid and insightful discussion about the road to a successful career in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors.
In addition to her print and television journalism experience, Shara worked in product development for Island Heritage, Hawaii's largest product development firm.
was involved in the creative process of bringing hundreds of new products from concept to consumer.
She also managed Island Heritage's publishing projects and worked closely with the company's Hong Kong staff.
Prior to that, Shara worked at Hawaii Gourmet Cookies, where she supported administrative, operational, and sales and marketing functions.
Her responsibilities included managing key accounts, such as Costco, Neiman Marcus, and ABC Stores.
Born and raised in Hawaii, Shara is a 2002 graduate of the Journalism Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
has researched and reported extensively on issues that enhance the civic and business life in her
community for more than a decade.
In the summer of 2012, she
returned from a six-month humanitarian mission to Ethiopia, where she
taught English to children at an orphanage and learned about the challenges and strengths of people living in a developing country.