Connie Glaser: Trailblazer

Connie Glaser Biography imageGoogle Connie Glaser, and the phrase “America’s Guru of Women’s Leadership” pops up often. But that description is a mere footnote on her resume. For over two decades, Connie has had her finger on the pulse of what women need and want to become effective communicators and leaders. The tips, tools and techniques she shares are always cutting edge, making her an in-demand speaker worldwide.

From Manhattan to Mumbai, Chicago to Cape Town, Connie has been lauded for her knack to wow audiences with her uniquely warm, dynamic and entertaining approach. Clients, too, give Glaser high marks for her ability to address challenging issues with insight and humor, calling her “engaging…insightful…high-energy…and highly entertaining.”

A Who’s Who Client List

As a sought-after corporate speaker and Fortune 500 consultant Connie has used her expertise to carve a niche as a world-class expert on leadership and communication. Clients include FedEx, ESPN, Deloitte, AT&T, Brookings Institution, Kimberly-Clark, Bristol-Myers Squibb, KPMG, GE, Johnson & Johnson, Coca-Cola, and the U.S. Navy.

A Media Expert

Journalists have Connie on speed dial, as she has emerged as the go-to expert on issues ranging from leadership and communication to diversity and work-life balance. You’ve probably caught her appearances on The Today Show, CNN and NBC Nightly News, or seen her interviewed or quoted in The New York Times, USA Today, Entrepreneur, Times of India, Huffington Post, and more. Her iconic status also recently landed Connie on the cover of Leadership Excellence magazine.

International Best-Selling Author and Syndicated Columnist

Prolific is an adjective often used to describe Connie—and with good reason. Her books are among the most widely-read and influential books on leadership, communication and workplace diversity. Her breakthrough bestseller, Swim with the Dolphins, has been ranked among the Top Ten Books on Women in Business. A workplace classic around the world, it has also been translated into German, Chinese, Korean, Bulgarian, Japanese, and Hebrew.

Connie’s latest book, GenderTalk Works has been hailed by media and corporate executives as “an insightful step forward in the ongoing dialogue between men and women as colleagues.” Connie also writes a syndicated column, “Winning at Work,” that appears in the Atlanta Business Chronicle and other award-winning business journals around the country.


Among her many awards, Connie has been recognized for her contributions to leadership and diversity by being named Businesswoman of the Year by Office Depot. She has also been inaugurated into The World Who’s Who of Women. Connie has served as Chair of the Travel Advisory Council for Inter-Continental Hotels and on the Women’s Advisory Board for Office Depot and the Advisory Board for Emory University Graduate Women in Business. Connie was recently honored as Diversity Champion of the Year by She has also been nominated for “50 Women to Watch” by the Wall Street Journal.