Sally Helgesen is one of the world's brand name experts in the field of women's leadership and the author of five highly influential books. Her bestselling The Female Advantage: Women's Ways of Leadership, widely hailed as ""the classic work"" on what women have to contribute to organizations, has been continuously in print for 20 years, was translated into 11 languages, and is used in colleges and universities around the world. She is also the author of The Web of Inclusion: A New Architecture for Building Great Organizations, cited in the Wall Street Journal as one of the best books on leadership ever published.
Sally delivers keynotes and develops leadership programs for corporations, partnership firms, universities, and non-profits around the world. She has consulted with the United Nations Development Program on building more inclusive and decentralized country offices and strenghtening women's programs in Africa and Asia. She has led seminars at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Smith College, and has been a visiting scholar at Northwestern University and Lauriston Institute in Melbourne, Australia.
Articles about Sally's work have been featured in Fortune, the New York Times, and Business Week, and she has appeared on hundreds of television and radio shows. She is a contributing editor to the magazine Strategy + Business and is a member of the New York Women's Forum.
Visionary, Connected, Intentional & Present: A Workshop for Women Leaders - For women’s leadership conferences and events
Tapping the Power of The Female Vision - A keynote for women’s conferences, retreats and events
Leading from the Center of the Web - A program for senior leaders
Leading in 24/7 - For strategic leadership conferences
Fast Forwarding The Female Advantage - For women’s conferences, retreats and career development events
From Diversity to Inclusion - For diversity, inclusion and innovation conferences and employee resource group events
Sally develops and delivers leadership programs to corporations, partnership firms, universities and associations around the world. Clients have included Microsoft, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Prudential Financial, Pfizer, Textron, Hewlett Packard, The World Bank, The United Way, The West Point Military Academy, The Office of Public Management UK; The Global Forum on Women, Society and the Economy, Paris; Roschier LLP Helsinki; and ING Amsterdam. She has consulted with UNDP on building more inclusive country offices in Africa and Asia, led seminars at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Smith College, and been visiting scholar at Northwestern University and the Lauriston Institute in Melbourne AU.
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"Sally hit it out of the park! Her deep research and personal passion resonated immediately with our audience. Her insights were practical and actionable. A huge plus, highest rating." —Trudy Bourgeois, The Network of Executive Women's Leader's Forum
"Sally provided great insights on what makes women effective leaders. I find myself sharing what she said with colleagues male and female!" —Lynn B Nichols, President and CEO, Massachusetts Hospital Association
"Powerful and engaging." —Mary Howell, EVP, Textron Corp.
"Sally strikes a raw nerve on the most pressing topic of the day. Full of practical solutions and great ideas." —Alicia Whitaker, MD Global HR, CreditSuisse
"The feedback from participants was overwhelming -- Sally packed a wallop with her insights." —Chris St.Clare, Partner & Women's Advisory Board, KPMG