Women Speakers

Our Pandemic Present and Our Biotech Future: Ethics, Law and Public Health

Acclaimed bioethicist, futurist, and legal scholar Alta Charo helps organizations make decisions around life-saving new…

New Book From MIT Brings Space Down to Earth

Glorious anthology from MIT’s Space Exploration Initiative reveals the limitless possibilities of uniting Earth with…

Trying to Manage a Diverse Workforce? Earn Their Trust

Shalene Gupta's framework for building or regaining trust is changing how organizations fundamentally operate.

To Earn Customer and Employee Loyalty, Proactively Cultivate Trust

Harvard Business School Professor Sandra J. Sucher’s new book is the executive’s essential guide to…

Robots Are Enhancing the Way We Work and Live. Here’s How.

Pioneering robotics developer Henny Admoni teaches organizations how to create efficiencies with human-centered assistive machines.

The Good News About Trust: You Can Cultivate It

Co-authors of the new book “The Power of Trust” advise leaders on ways to proactively…

How the Study of Space is Improving Life on Earth

Ariel Ekblaw, director of the MIT Space Exploration Initiative, offers businesses and governments a window…

What Leaders Gain When Employees Speak Up

Hult Business School Professor Megan Reitz teaches leaders how to leverage the power of psychological…

Is Your Organization Ready for the Future?

MIT Media Lab director Dr. Dava Newman offers an up-close view of emerging technologies that…

The Hidden Cost of Bias in AI: Here’s How to Get It Right

Acclaimed roboticist and AI scholar Dr. Ayanna Howard shows companies how to avoid building biases…

Smart Leaders Build Climate Solutions Into Their Business Plans

New book co-edited by climate strategist Katharine Wilkinson offers business leaders and citizens hopeful solutions,…

Back to School: Using Empathy as a Pathway to Learning

MIT sociologist and New York Times bestselling author Sherry Turkle teaches educators how technology affects…

A New Workplace Model: What to Consider

Psychological safety expert and business professor Constance Hadley helps leaders weigh decisions around a safe…

Prepare Your Retail Strategy for Constant Change

Barbara Kahn’s bestselling book has been updated for the COVID world. Here’s what you need…

How Healthy is Your Brain?

Neuroscientist Lisa Mosconi, New York Times bestselling author of “The XX Brain,” talks frankly about…

What to Expect from a Future Dominated by AI

New York Times bestselling author Debora Spar prepares organizations to compete in a human +…

The Path to More Engaged, Productive Relationships

New York Times Bestselling author Sherry Turkle’s timely new book asks us to reconsider the…

How Is AI Shaping Who We Are?

In celebration of Women's History Month, four recognized scholars explain why a thoughtful approach to…

How to Beat Hackers at Their Own Game

Globally recognized cybersecurity expert Kristin Judge helps organizations preemptively protect their data, customers and reputations.

The Secret to Hedge Fund Success

Domeyard’s Christina Qi teaches financial firms how to leverage machine learning when managing data so…

Suddenly, the Future of Work is Now – Is Your Firm Ready?

In her new book, future of learning and work expert Dr. Michelle Weise shares strategies…

Beyond the Election: Renewing Our Country’s Original Promises

As CEO of New America, renowned thought leader Anne-Marie Slaughter says a system overhaul requires…

Maximize Profits by Increasing Wages

MIT strategist Zeynep Ton shows you how to gain a competitive edge while simultaneously satisfying…

Riveting New Book Reveals How to “Stay Human” in a Digital World

New York Times bestselling author Debora Spar paints a vivid picture of life before and…

Virtual Relationships “Get Real” with Emotion AI Technology

Rana el Kaliouby’s Emotion AI tech is transforming businesses and how people communicate. Her new…

These 4 Inspirational Women Are Redesigning the Business World

Elevating women at work isn’t courageous, it’s smart for business. Meet the experts fueling change.

Leaders, It’s Time to Think Outside the Building

Rosabeth Moss Kanter believes the greatest future breakthroughs will come from an unconventional mindset and…

3 Reasons Your Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategy Has Failed

Courtney D. Cogburn’s methods change conversations about racism and bias, and help companies develop strategies…

How to Build a Culture of Workplace Learning

Future of work and learning expert Kelly Palmer shows businesses how to better train employees…

How to Build a Strong Brand in a Frenzied World

The digital era has made it harder for brands to distinguish themselves. These speakers offer…

11 Stern Experts Nominated for Thinkers50 Award

Transform your business strategy with the work of these exceptional thought leaders.

#WomenAtWork: How to Change the Narrative with Kimberly Ramalho

To get a seat at the table, women need to have confidence in themselves and…

4 Women Changing the Way We Think About Innovation

Stern Speakers’ roster includes women who address innovation – from building dynamic companies to reforming…

These Women Tech Speakers Are Rewriting the Rules of Innovation

Concerned about the future? Consider one of these 13 female trailblazers for your next meeting.

How to Prepare Your Company for High-Tech Security Threats

New to Stern: Security expert Betsy Cooper guides organizations through technological change to craft strategies…

Back to School: STEM Education Gets a Facelift

Engineer, roboticist and AI expert Dr. Ayanna Howard grooms the next generation of scientists to…

Robots at Home and at Work? This is How Organizations Can Reap the Rewards

In an interview for Forbes, robotics designer extraordinaire Dr. Ayanna Howard illuminates how robots can…