Avivah Wittenberg-Cox is CEO of consultancy 20-first. 20-first works with progressive global companies interested in gender balancing their leadership teams and optimising 100% of the talent pool and 100% of the market. She helps CEOs, Executive Committees and managers build ‘gender bilingual’ organisations. The firm’s renowned leadership debates and advisory services assist leaders in understanding and unlocking the opportunities that more gender balance can bring to their bottom line(s). You can order Avivah’s latest book Seven Steps to a Leading Gender-Balanced Business (March 2014), here (HBR) or through Amazon in your country.
She is also author of the best selling:
A Step by Step Guide to Profiting from Gender Balanced Business, Wiley 2010 More
Understanding the Emergence of Our Next Economic Revolution, Wiley 2008 (co-authored with Alison Maitland) More
She speaks on leadership, marketing and talent management issues across the globe, is a guest lecturer at leading business schools, including HEC and INSEAD, and blogs for Harvard Business Review. The first female columnist of Der Spiegel’s Manager Magazine, she is Founder and Honorary President of the Professional Women’s Network (PWN Global). Her first book was awarded the prestigious MANPOWER Best Book of the Year prize and was selected as a Business Book of the Year by the Conference Board. Avivah has been recognised by ELLE Magazine as one of the TOP 40 Women Leading Change.
Video Highlights of Avivah Wittenberg-Cox’s speaking engagements and interviews
Opening Session, LIVES 2014 in Barcelona — the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine’s 27th Annual Congress
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OECD – Role of Women in Innovation and Capitalism
Speaking to the European Commission
21st Century Leadership Why CEOs Need to Get Serious About Sex A C-level perspective on WHY gender matters to 21st century business, and HOW to implement effective balance “Bilingual” Sales & Marketing Connecting with Both Halves of the Consumer Market An in-depth look at how better gender understanding can open new market spaces and increase customer satisfaction “Bilingual” Talent Management Recruiting, Retaining, Promoting Both Halves of the Talent Pool A pragmatic guide to HOW companies can implement sustainable solutions (and what hasn’t worked in the past) WHY & HOW Women Mean Business A Walk around Womenomics A wake-up call on why ‘women’ is a business issue, not a women’s issue For Women: “The Time is NOW” Power ful and inspiring empowerment strategies for promoting real progress in organisations
The Economist Conference, NEW YORK Senior Women in Business Conference, MELBOURNE Open Company Conference, ZAMBIA Communidad Mujer Conference, CHILE 10th World Knowledge Forum, SEOUL Peter Drucker Global Forum, VIENNA Cherie Blair Foundation Conference, MUMBAI Euro Finance Week, FRANKFURT Opportunity NOW, LONDON EU Commission, BRUSSELS UBS Conference, TOKYO