I was a teacher and a public speaker long before I was a writer. My parents believed you couldn’t get very far in this world if you couldn’t talk to a group, so they cajoled me into my first speech competition when I was 14. I loved it. I speak regularly for academic audiences, and I am available for companies, trade groups, and conferences.

If you plop me in front of a group, you can expect a few things: illuminating stories, interactive activities, scientific evidence, practical examples, and practical strategies. I’m available for:

Topics abound when it comes to gender and decision-making. I’d be happy to customize a presentation to meet your needs, but a few of my keynote topics include:
  • Being a Woman While Deciding
  • The Decisiveness Dilemma
  • What Happens When a Woman Makes the Call?
Panels can bring out the most revealing assumptions! I’d be delighted to participate in panels that tackle themes in the book – how women are perceived at work, how smart leaders make good decisions, and how women succeed in traditionally male-dominated fields.
A hands-on workshop gives people a chance to wrestle with challenging ideas. They can identify crucial gaps in their own professional lives or organizations, analyze what will (and won’t) work for them, and steal the best suggestions in the room.