Leading Authorities represents female speakers who are some of the most powerful, famous, and entertaining figures in their fields ranging from politics and journalism to the economy, financial markets, and business. With or without a female audience in mind, each of our female speakers is professionally renowned and can offer a unique prospective into their expertise and the issues faced by organizations on a daily basis.
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One of the Most Respected Voices on Wall Street
Sallie Krawcheck is one of the most respected CEOs on Wall Street. One of the “rare honest voices, ” she served as the chief executive of Citi Global Wealth Management, Smith Barney, and Sanford C. Bernstein & Company. She knows the inner workings of Wall Street, Capitol Hill, and the economy like no other. Funny and lively, she connects well with audiences of all levels as she addresses the economy, fiscal policy, regulatory reform, investments, the financial services industry, and what changes to pay attention to in the coming year.
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Former White House Press Secretary, Political Commentator, New York Times No. 1 Best-Selling Author, and Co-Host of Fox’s The Five
Dana Perino was the White House’s first female Republican press secretary and one of the most widely-respected members of President Bush’s senior cabinet. She is currently a popular political commentator and a co-host – and the breakout star – of Fox’s The Five, a ratings phenomenon and the top show in the timeslot. Her commentary is also regularly found in major publications. Perino analyzes politics, the upcoming election, and current events in the same energetic style that has made her so popular on TV. Small in stature but big on personality, she consistently gets rave reviews.
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Co-Host of MSNBC's Morning Joe and Best-Selling Author of All Things at Once, Knowing Your Value, and Grow Your Value
Mika Brzezinski, the co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe and the daughter of former National Security advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski, spends each morning debating the headlines with a roundtable of political insiders, journalists, and newsmakers. Brzezinski is also the author of the best-selling books, All Things at Once and Knowing Your Value. She addresses current headlines, politics, women’s issues, women in the workplace, and the media.
Renowned Political Strategist, Commentator, and Vice Chair of Voter Registration and Participation, DNC
Political strategist Donna Brazile is the vice chair of the Democratic National Committee, an adjunct professor, best-selling author, syndicated columnist, and television commentator. She was also the first African-American woman to manage a presidential campaign. Her southern charm, big personality, and hilarious anecdotes make her an instant audience favorite. Oprah’s O magazine chose her as one of its “20 remarkable visionaries” and Washingtonian named her one of its “100 most powerful women.” Brazile is known for her ability to analyze the political climate and attract supporters, and she addresses this and the political mood of the country.