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Speaker: Hilda Sendyk
Topic: MS Word: Efficiency Tips and Tricks


Hilda Sendyk, M.S. is an independent applications and soft-skills training consultant, workforce development consultant, public speaking coach, and technical writer. She has trained employees at all organizational levels for major global and local corporations (IBM, HP, Apple, Roche, Genentech, EPRI), government agencies, and universities on both the West and East coasts (Stanford Medical School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, San Jose State University, Rutgers University).

Hilda served as Operations Manager for several personal computer startups. Hilda developed and managed educational & special events, including the 38th Anniversary of the Homebrew Computer Club held at the Computer History Museum.

She was one of the first Microsoft certified trainers. She has a mastery of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and desktop publishing applications and the manner in which these applications are most effectively utilized. She currently consults both privately in Word, other MS Office software, Assertiveness Training, Starting a Successful Consulting Business, and is a Community Ed instructor at the College of San Mateo.

Ms. Sendyk will cover the following topics in Word during this hour-long presentation. There will be a Q & A session after the presentation.

  • Important Word Jargon
  • Optimal Settings for Word Options and Your Screen
  • AutoCorrect Time Savers
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Using Word’s Outlining Feature
  • Page Numbering
  • Creating Accented Characters Efficiently
  • Creating Watermarks


Saturday, August 17 at 10:00 a.m.
FREE to first-time attendees! 
$10 Members; $15 Non-Members; $5 Students/ID