Sally Helgesen - Women's Leadership Summit NV

Sally Helgesen

Sally Helgesen is an author, speaker, and consultant whose mission has always been to help women recognize, articulate, and act on their greatest strengths. Her latest book, How Women Rise, co-authored with WMN ’17 Keynote Speaker, Marshall Goldsmith, explores specific behaviors that hold women back as they seek advancement and offers powerful solutions to help women realize their full potential.

Her previous books include The Female Vision: Women’s Real Power at Work and the best-selling The Female Advantage: Women’s Ways of Leadership, hailed as “the classic work” on women’s leadership styles and continuously in print since 1990. Her groundbreaking The Web of Inclusion: A New Architecture for Building Great Organizations was cited in The Wall Street Journal as one of the best books on leadership ever and is credited with bringing the language of inclusion into business.

Sally Helgesen is the world’s premier expert on women’s leadership.

— Forbes

In addition to delivering workshops and keynotes in corporations, partnership firms, universities and associations around the world, Sally has consulted with the UN on building more inclusive country offices in Africa and Asia and has led seminars at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Smith College. She is a contributing editor to Strategy + Business magazine, a member of the New York and International Women’s Forums, and lives in Chatham, NY.

Sally is a brilliant thinker who can turn her great ideas into practical advice. No one can provide greater insight for women on seeking to be leaders or for organizations trying to develop talented women.

— Marshall Goldsmith

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