“Delightful and visionary”

“Knowledgeable and entertaining”

“A lively, provocative, deeply thoughtful speaker on women’s leadership”*

I speak about strategies for women to gain political power, policy influence, and greater visibility in the public square. My presentations include keynote speeches, workshops, decision maker briefings, and organizational gatherings.

Valerie Jarrett, former senior advisor to President Barack Obama, and I in conversation at the University of Chicago on the topic of advancing women leaders.


I guide women who dream big and boldly, sharing the strategies and true-life lessons of women leaders for who have led causes and campaigns benefiting women and girls.

I have spoken at: Starbucks HQ, AGL Resources, Navigant Consulting, Inc., Mesirow Financial, Publicis Groupe, the Women’s Funding Network (an international association of grant-making funds), the University of Washington, University of Texas, Roosevelt Institute, National Conference of State Legislatures Women’s Network, TEDx Carleton College, Center for Women and Democracy, Delta State University, [The] Ohio State University, Chicago Foundation for Women, Seattle Girls School and the YWCA.  Here is my executive and speaking biography.

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