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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.

Powerful women, you are a movement unto yourself.

Issue 137 — August 3, 2020 What do you think of when you think of a movement? Picket signs? Pink hats? People marching and yelling? #BlackLivesMatter?Social justice perhaps? It’s certainly true that we tend to think of movements as being about causes, because they often are causes that people feel strongly about. Well what if the cause you feel strongly about is YOU?
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In tribute to female mayors, taking the lead

Issue 136 — July 20, 2020 The passing of Civil Rights leader and legend Congressman John Lewis made me deeply sad. A wave of great lions and lionesses of the movement for racial equality is moving on just as the country is at the crossroads. Either we’ll make the systemic change that they visualized, that they risked their very lives for, or we’ll let the elements of xenophobia take us back to pre-Rosa Parks days. As tributes to Lewis fill the media, I became aware that his career in elective office started on the Atlanta City Council.
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Is your career disrupted? How you can regroup, refresh, and rewire for success

Issue 135 — July 13, 2020 What had you planned to do in 2020? I could hardly wait for 2020. It was going to be an epic year. The 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution giving women the right to vote. So many events were already being planned that my calendar was filled with places I wanted to go to join the celebration. It was to be the year that Take The Lead was finally poised to scale up with our strategy to achieve gender parity in leadership by 2025. I had so many plans. Just the sound of those round numbers 2020 were enough to signal a special year. We were about to find out just how special.
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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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