SMITHFIELD, RI – Bryant University is pleased to announce that Sally Helgesen, an internationally best-selling author and women's leadership expert, will serve as a keynote speaker for the 26th annual Bryant University Women's Summit®.
Named by Forbes as the world's premier expert on women's leadership, her ideas have shaped the field worldwide, earning her a ranking among the world's top thought leaders by Global Gurus. Ms. Helgesen will bring her rich professional insights and deep experience as an author, speaker, and leadership coach to audiences at the Women's Summit.
"Sally is a brilliant thinker who can turn her great ideas into practical advice. No one can provide greater insight for women on seeking to be leaders or for organizations trying to develop talented women." — Marshall Goldsmith
According to the Wall Street Journal, Ms. Helgesen's, The Web of Inclusion: A New Architecture for Building Great Organizations is one of the best books on leadership of all time. Moreover, her thoughtful ideas are credited with bringing the language of inclusion into business. Her most recent book, How Women Rise, is co-authored with the legendary executive coach Marshall Goldsmith, and examines the behaviors most likely to get in the way of successful women.
Rising Together: How We Can Bridge Divides and Create a More Inclusive Workplace, her newest book, is slated for publication on February 28, 2023. Its topic seamlessly aligns with the Summit's theme, "Moving Forward Together: Me, We, Us," which recognizes the interconnectedness of the business landscape and the importance of creating spaces that foster inclusion and belonging.
Established in 1997, the Bryant University Women's Summit® is the premier leadership event for women in Rhode Island. This year's Summit will take place on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at Bryant's beautiful campus in Smithfield, RI.
Visit the Women's Summit website for more information.