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Welcome to the Global Women's Leadership Summit
Welcome to the Global Women's Leadership Portal -
groundbreaking new web-based events with a clear mission: to give
leaders and managers strategies to create real results in today's
challenging climate from the comfort of your own office.
Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
Wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, leading lawyer and committed campaigner for women’s rights, set up the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women in 2008 to help women build small and growing businesses in developing and emerging markets so that they can contribute to their economies and have a stronger voice in their societies.
Spiritual Teacher, Author and Lecturer
Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed spiritual author and lecturer. Six of her ten published books have been New York Times Bestsellers. Four of these have been #1 New York Times Bestsellers. A Return to Love is considered a must-read of The New Spirituality. A paragraph from that book, beginning "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure..." is considered an anthem for a contemporary generation of seekers.
Riane Eisler, JD
Eminent Author, Social Scientist, Macro historian
and Activist, Authority on the Partnership
Model of Leadership
Her inspirational work on cultural transformation inspires many, from platforms including the United Nations General Assembly, the U.S. State Department, and Congressional briefings. She is a member of the Club of Rome; serves on the World Future Council, Global Council of the International Museum of Women and founded the Caring Economy Campaign.
Chairperson and Country Executive, ABN
AMRO / Royal Bank of Scotland, India
Leads over 12,000 employees across 24 cities in India. Member of Hillary Clinton’s International Council on Women's Business Leadership (ICWBL) and the Global Board Ready Women's group (GBRW). Mentored the RBS’s Micro Finance program that has financed over 650,000 women in rural India.
McKinsey & Company Director Emeritus and
President, Created The Centered Leadership
Project, Author How Remarkable Women Lead
McKinsey lead on M&A, corporate growth strategy, performance transformation, and organization effectiveness. Created The Centered Leadership Project, leadership development programs for women and men who aspire to lead transformational change, based on in-depth video interviews, and current research.
John Gray, Ph.D.
The Best-selling Relationship Author of All Time,
and Communication Expert
Author of 17 books, and sold over 50 million copies, including The New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade, MEN ARE FROM MARS, WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS. His latest book is called, Work with Me: The 8 Blind Spots Between Men and Women in Business. John has appeared on Oprah, The Today Show, CBS Morning Show, and many others.
Former Goldman Sachs Partner turned
Women's Philanthropic Movement Builder
The youngest woman and first female trader to become a partner at Goldman Sachs, and left in in 2002 to fully commit to the social and economic empowerment of women. Inaugural CEO of Women Moving Millions and speaks on women’s success in the workplace, women and wealth, investing, and high-impact philanthropy.
Fred Kofman, Ph.D.
Executive Coach - Philosopher -
Author of Conscious Business
Co-founder and President of Axialent, Author of Conscious Business, recently named by Sheryl Sandberg in her New York Times interview as "the business book every executive should read.
Founder & CEO at Mightybell,
Co-founder Lean In
Social networking pioneer, high-tech CEO, serial start-up entrepreneur, and headliner on Fortune magazine's "40 under 40, The Huffington Post's 10 technology Ultimate Game Changers, 7x7 magazine's Hot 20.
Named by Business Week as one of
"The World's Most influential Headhunters"
Co-CEO of Chadick Ellig, Janice focuses her search practice on recruitment of board directors, C-suite executives and divisional heads. Janice’s 20-year corporate experience includes Pfizer, Citibank and Ambac Financial Group, which she helped take public after a spin-off from Citibank in 1991. Co-authored two books: Driving The Career Highway, and What Every Successful Woman Knows.
María Victoria Riaño
President and CEO of Equión
Passionate leader of over 3000 employee’s for the largest oil company in Latin America. Maria tells her inspiring story and highlights how she has utilized her authentic feminine leadership style and strengths. She gives practical insights from the field on how to build bridges between men and women and how to lead powerfully in a predominantly male environment.
New York Times Best Selling Author, Social
strategist and Leadership consultant
Author of “The Athena Doctrine: How Women (and the Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule the Future. Pioneer in the use of data to identify social change and help companies anticipates and adapt to new trends and his books feature on the best seller lists of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company among many others.
Former Head of U.S State Dept Global
Entrepreneurship Program, National Finance Co-Chair, Hillary Clinton PAC
Global strategy and marketing advisor for entrepreneurship, partnerships and business development for a number of non-profit and for-profit organizations. serves as the National Finance Co-Chair for the Ready for Hillary PAC, and President of the North American Jury for the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards.
President at Institute for Women's
Showcased in Fast Company, Working Mother, and The New York Times and featured author in Enlightened Power, and along with Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey, in Goddess Shift: Women Leading for Change. Her newest work is focused on Engaging Men to Advance Women.
Global Expert on Women’s Leadership
Ranked by Leadership Gurus as number 15 in its survey of the world’s most influential leadership experts. Author of six books, most recently The Female Vision: Women’s Real Power at Work.
Co-founder and President Take The Lead,
Inspiring Leadership Speaker and Author
The bestselling author of No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power, Gloria is an acclaimed expert on women, power, and authentic leadership and an inspiring keynote speaker who motivates with heart and humor and as a practical activist gives practical “Power Tools” for life and leadership.
Founder & President, Shambaugh
Internationally recognized leadership expert, executive coach and keynote speaker known for her groundbreaking best practices and strategies for advancing women in their careers and bridging the C Suite gap. She is Founder of one of the first executive programs for women In the US, (WILL) and created Integrated Leadership for the 21st Century.
President, Deep Change
Marci Shimoff is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and a world-renowned transformational teacher. As an expert on happiness, success, and unconditional love, Marci has inspired millions of people around the globe, sharing her breakthrough methods for personal fulfillment and professional success.