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Rebecca Shambaugh | Author, Leadership, Gender Equality, Inclusion, Virtual Keynotes Online 2020

Rebecca is one of the USA’s leading experts on gender equity and inclusion. She is the President of SHAMBAUGH Leadership, a global leadership development organization whose mission is to develop high-performing and inclusive leaders who transform workplace cultures to drive greater innovation and business results. She is respected for her lifetime of groundbreaking research and thought leadership for developing and advancing women leaders and executives, creating equitable cultures where everyone can thrive. Rebecca is also the Founder of Women in Leadership and Learning, one of the first executive leadership development programs in the country dedicated to the research, advancement, and retention of women leaders and executives. Combining 20+ years in corporate America, from front line operations to the corporate headquarters, she connects with each person through her masterful storytelling and the ability to bring to life important lessons, mindsets, and behaviors that are essential for empowering leaders to step into their unique talents and to thrive in existing roles and beyond. Rebecca has served as a strategic partner with a number of executives and their organizations to create inclusive work cultures that drive greater talent utilization, innovation and gender balance. When it comes to women’s empowerment and advocacy, she has received many distinctions and awards including: Recipient of the Smart CEO Brava! Award, Business Leader’s Women Who Mean Business Award, Entrepreneur Organization of the Year Award, Finalist for the Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Award for Woman-Owned Business of the Year, Chair of the Leadership Council for Women Business Collaborative, Chairman of the Board of Young Women Lead, Member of the National Press Club and the Economic Club of Washington, D.C. Rebecca partners with a cross-section of clients such as: Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), Capital One, Cisco, Dow Chemical, Facebook, Hilton Worldwide, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, KPMG, Marriott International, Mastercard, Microsoft, National Grid, Salesforce. SPEAKING: Rebecca is an internationally acclaimed and sought-after speaker with a uniquely inspiring leadership development message. She combines an engaging and thought-provoking style with practical, results-oriented content that focuses on helping organizations and individuals unlock their true potential. Rebecca speaks at major conferences and forums before thousands of leaders and executives around the world every year, challenging conventional wisdom and overturning assumptions about how to lead in today’s business environment across six continents. She engages audiences in helping them find a winning strategy that drives organizational growth and high-performance culture, while creating the most powerful competitive advantage on the innovation front. The old model of leadership simply won’t work in today’s world. Too many businesses are failing to develop female leadership, both because old-school managers often don’t recognize women’s particular strengths and because many women don’t know how to step up in a way that feels authentic. Rebecca Shambaugh brings her 20 years of experience building leadership development programs and coaching male and female leaders to her engaging and inspiring talks on what organizations need to do to secure their places in the 21st century, and what individuals can do to become stronger, more effective leaders. Rebecca has presented keynotes at Marriott’s Women History Month Summit, The Conference Board’s Women’s Leadership Conference, Berkeley University Women’s Conference, The Women’s Investment Group of the Chartered Financial Analyst Society (CFA), National Association of Women in Financial Services, Information Technology Senior Management Forum, The National Intelligence Agency Women’s Summit, Watermark and a TEDx speaker. KEYNOTE TOPICS: • Leading in Uncertain Times: Best Practices for Leading Your Team • Best Practices for Remote Inclusion - We Are Better Together • Leading and Tapping into Your Resilience During Times of Crisis and Change • It’s Not a Glass Ceiling, It’s a Sticky Floor: Get Unstuck, Reach Your Potential, and Take the Lead! • Together as Allies: The New Frontier for Engagement, Inclusion, and Innovation • Mastering the Art and Science of Executive Presence • Belonging: The Gateway to Employee Engagement and Innovation THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: As well as being an internationally recognized keynote speaker, Rebecca is also a best-selling author, contributing editor for Harvard Business Review and blogger for the Huffington Post. Rebecca has been showcased on CNBC, TED Talks, Fox News (New York), NPR, Washington Business, ABC, and numerous syndicated radio talk shows. She has been featured in publications such as: Leader to Leader, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Training Industry, Time Magazine, USA Today, Fortune Magazine, and U.S. News & World Report. Rebecca is the author of the best-selling book, “It’s Not a Glass Ceiling, It’s a Sticky Floor” it remains on the bestseller list today and has been translated into more than nine languages. ★For full information on Rebecca's services, keynotes and bespoke options click to her website from this profile★


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8 Reviews
Senior Vice President, General Electric
She engages audiences...

Rebecca provides a roadmap for organizations that want to succeed, based on her work with companies, leaders, and their teams on how they can create and leverage diversity and inclusion. She engages audiences in helping them find a winning strategy that drives greater levels of engagement, growth, and profitability while creating the most powerful competitive advantage on the innovation front.

April 2020

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CLO and Director of L&D, UC Berkeley
It was a spectacular day...

I partnered with Rebecca to keynote our UC Berkeley Woman’s Initiative. It was a spectacular day, in no small part because of the learning she shared. Her message of empowerment and enlightenment resonates coast to coast, with corporate and public sector audiences alike.

April 2020

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Senior Vice President, Marriott International
Marriott International thoroughly valued Rebecca Shambaugh’s keynote ...

Marriott International thoroughly valued Rebecca Shambaugh’s keynote to women executives on Executive Presence. Her deep knowledge, experience, and practical tools provided us with a toolkit for defining our own executive presence while enhancing our ability to inspire, influence, and command the room.

April 2020

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