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Sally Helgesen

Tapping the Power of the Female Vision

Sally Helgesen

Sally Helgesen, an internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and consultant, is ranked by Leadership Gurus as number 15 in its survey of the world’s most influential leadership experts and cited as one of the top 35 authorities in the field by Leadership Excellence magazine.

Sally is the author of six books, most recently The Female Vision: Women’s Real Power at Work, which breaks new ground by exploring how women’s strategic insights can strengthen their careers and benefit their organizations. Her best-selling The Female Advantage: Women's Ways of Leadership, hailed as "the classic work" on women's leadership styles, has been continuously in print for 22 years and was translated into 12 languages. 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 of all time.

Sally develops and delivers leadership programs to corporations, partnership firms, universities and associations around the world. Clients include Microsoft, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Morgan Stanley, Prudential Financial, PIMCO, Textron, Hewlett Packard, The World Bank Group, The United Way, The West Point Military Academy, The Junior League, Smith College, The Office of Public Management UK; The Global Forum on Women, Society and the Economy, Paris; Roschier LLP Helsinki, ING Amsterdam and The Distributed Education Network, Oslo. 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.

Sally is a contributing editor to strategy+business magazine, a member of the New York Women’s Forum and The Learning Network, and senior course consultant to U Nordic, an online education provider in Norway and Sweden. Articles about Sally’s work have been featured in Fortune, The New York Times, Fast Company, and Business Week. She lives in Chatham NY.