Sally Helgesen

Sally Helgesen is an internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and leadership development consultant. Her five books include 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 of all time, and The Female Advantage: Women’s Ways of Leadership, hailed as “the classic work” on women’s leadership styles, continually in print for sixteen years, and translated into 12 languages, and Thriving in 24/7: Six Strategies for Taming the New World of Work.

Sally has developed and delivered customized programs for hundreds of the world’s leading corporations, partnership firms, universities, and non-profits. Clients include IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, CFSB, Textron, Ernst & Young, Sun Microsystems, KPMG, Fortune Brands, The US Army College of War, The World Bank, and the Office of Public Management, UK. She has taught at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Smith College, been visiting scholar at Northwestern University, and has worked extensively with The United Nations to build more inclusive and decentralized country offices around the world.

Articles about Sally’s work have been featured in Fortune, Business Week, and Fast Company, and she has appeared on hundreds of television and radio programs. She is a contributing editor to Strategy + Business magazine. She is on the Board of Air War University, a federal advisory board, is a member of the New York Women’s Forum, and the founder of the Women Guru’s Network. The Best Practices Institute chose her as one of the twenty most influential business thinkers in the US.

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