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International Women's Power Expert Gloria Feldt

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Gloria Feldt is a CEO, mother, entrepreneur, best-selling author, philanthropist, motivational keynote speaker, passionate advocate, and the internationally leading authority on women’s relationship with power and leadership.

A recognized authority on how women can embrace power and elevate intention with authenticity, confidence, and joy, her powerful speeches motivate and inspire women’s advancement to parity in business and nonprofit leadership and in personal accomplishment.

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The Latest From Gloria

Read Gloria’s weekly thought leadership columns on effective leadership and how to unlock your personal path to career and life accomplishments.

Oscars so mellow, Jane Fonda is an icon, Parasite rules, a musical female first but Natalie Portman shows not so much progress

Issue 121 — February 10, 2020 Miky Lee perked me up from nearly nodding off toward the end of my friend’s Oscar party. While the staging was gorgeous, the tone had been much mellower than last year’s symbolic #metoo moments and other years when full throated political declarations ripped the air.
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Welcome to the power packed month of February: First, Black History Month

Issue 120—February 3, 2020 Despite the drolly delivered good news that Punxsutawney Phil predicts an early spring, I entered February still mourning basketball great Kobe Bryant, who died along with his daughter and seven others in a helicopter crash on January 26. I can’t get this tragic loss of life, loss of potential, and loss of a history-making African American athlete off of my mind. I begin my Sum column this week with condolences to the families of all who perished.
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It’s not the mountains that trip leaders up: it’s the pebbles on the path

Issue 119 — January 26, 2020 Last week I wrote about tripping over a pebble while hiking and breaking my wrist. Since then, I’ve been thinking about how it’s never the mountains that trip you up. It’s the pebbles on the path. Things you can’t see coming even though they are right in front of you. Impediments that don’t catch your eye because they’re so small that you are unaware of them, or you’re vaguely aware and pay no attention.
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Industry Praise

COO of Facebook
Founder of LeanIn.org

Thank you Gloria Feldt for being an inspiration to me and
countless other women. Gloria is a combination of practical and visionary and those two things are so hard to find together.

Sheryl Sandberg

New York Women in Communications
VP of Career Development

[Gloria's] advice was inspiring to the attendees—and to us as well. Quite a few people have pulled us aside to say, "This evening has changed my life!"

Leslie Hunt

Brown University Co-Chair Student Lecture Series

I can say with confidence that all-in-all Gloria Feldt was the best lecturer we’ve had in my four years on the Brown Lecture Board.

Nick Goldberg

Featured Media

Gloria Feldt featured in Time Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNN, NBC, and the Washington Post
  • World Woman Foundation

    Gloria shares her insight on women impact on global economy and our planet. 

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  • Ellevate Podcast

    Gloria offers her tips on the place of innovation and creation of meaning through organizational leadership, as well as what she is currently doing to give women an equal shot in the world

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  • So Money Podcast

    with Farnoosh Torabi

    Going from teen mom and high school drop out to later the president of Planned Parenthood and being named Glamour Magazine’s Woman of the Year…. Our guest today is in, one word, incredible.

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