Every year for Women’s History Month, we provide insights for women in the workplace looking to grow and develop their personal and professional skill sets. This time around, we wanted to do something a little different. What better way to inspire women than to highlight and celebrate the achievements of other women?
The women who contribute to Accel5® provide unique points-of-view and industry expertise. Learn more about some of Accel5’s esteemed contributors and join us in celebrating their achievements during Women’s History Month.
Alexa is founder and CEO of LearnVest, a company that redefines the American approach to personal finance. She is also a New York Times best-selling author, columnist for Money Magazine and Cosmopolitan, and the host of a weekly radio show on SiriusXM called Financially earless with Alexa von Tobel. Von Tobel has been included on the Forbes Top 30 Under 30 list, selected as one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women and included on their 40 Under 40 list. She was also listed on Inc. magazine’s 30 Under 30.
Alexandra’s goal is to prepare organizations and their employees for the future workplace. A former nationally syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal and writer for the New York Times, Fast Company, and Forbes, Alexandra has authored several books, including the international bestseller They Don’t Teach Corporate in College and Humanity Works: Merging People and Technologies for the Workforce of the Future.
Amy is a Thinkers50 member and Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School. She speaks on teaming, psychological safety, and leadership to corporate and academic audiences around the world, and her articles have been published in Harvard Business Review and California Management Review. Her books Teaming and Teaming to Innovate explore teamwork in dynamic work environments.
Ayse is one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People 2017 and is on the Thinkers50 Radar List of the 30 management thinkers most likely to shape the future of organizations. She is the cofounder of Birsel + Seck, an award-winning design and innovation studio, and the author of Design the Work You Love.
Betty transforms business, culture, and people through value-based leadership. She is the Executive Vice President of California Bank & Trust and a sought-after dynamic bilingual, bi-cultural, international speaker, consultant, coach, and author. Betty is a recognized authority on the psychology of leadership, organizational turnarounds, and peak performance and has been honored consistently for her strategic intellect. With a drive for business and a heart for making a difference, Uribe shares her passion for values on a global scale.
Colleen is founder and president of SalesLeadership, and the author of Emotional Intelligence for Sales Success. Her innovative sales program, the Ei Selling® System, integrates emotional intelligence skills with consultative selling skills. Because of Stanley’s unique approach to sales development, Salesforce named her as one of the most influential sales figures of the 21st century.
Crystal is a two-time TEDx speaker and an organizational consultant and best-selling author She is known for transforming the toughest workplace changes into exciting possibilities for our digital world. As a consultant, she brings organizations into the digital age, reimagining people strategies with clients in areas such as career development, learning culture, inclusion, leadership development, and employee engagement.
Dorie is a marketing strategy consultant, professional speaker, and frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review. She was named by Thinkers50 as one of the emerging management thinkers most likely to shape the future of business. Clark is the author of the best-selling Reinventing You and other books.
Elizabeth is a former lab fellow of Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and a Top Thought Leader in Trust. For 27 years, her firm, Leadership Momentum, has helped clients navigate change and improve strategy execution by building cultures of commitment, collaboration and action. She earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and writes regularly for strategy + business magazine.