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Columbia County Women in Business Presents Best-Selling Author, Speaker and Leadership Coach Sally Helgesen

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Name: Columbia County Women in Business Presents Best-Selling Author, Speaker and Leadership Coach Sally Helgesen
Date: September 12, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
Event Description:

Columbia County Women in Business present How Women Rise with Sally Helgesen Thursday, September 12 at Noon at Winding Brook Country Club in Valatie, NY. Columbia County Chamber of Commerce members and the public are invited to attend.


Helgesen is a best-selling author, speaker and leadership coach. For 30 years her mission has been to help women recognize, articulate and act on their greatest strengths. Admission, which includes lunch and the presentation, is $25 for Chamber members, $30 for nonmembers. Reservations are required. Please call (518) 828-4417 or email to register.


“I'm looking forward to speaking to this talented group,” Helgesen said. “My work takes me around the world and I so rarely get a chance to speak about it to my home community. I expect it will be an enjoyable afternoon with lots of back and forth.”


Sally Helgesen’s most recent book, How Women Rise, co-authored with legendary executive coach Marshall Goldsmith, examines the behaviors most likely to get in the way of successful women as they seek to move to a higher level. It became the top-seller in its field within a week of publication and rights have been sold in 12 languages.


Previous books include The Female Advantage: Women’s Ways of Leadership and The Female Vision: Women’s Real Power at WorkThe Web of Inclusion: A New Architecture for Building Great Organizations, was cited in The Wall Street Journal as one of the best books on leadership of all time and is credited with bringing the language of inclusion into business practice. 


Sally Helgesen has been named Number 18 on the Global Gurus list of top leadership experts and selected as MEECO’s International Thought Leader in Cultural Transformation for 2019. She lives in Chatham, NY.


“This is a wonderful opportunity for our members and the general public to learn and gain valuable insights from the world’s premier expert on women’s leadership,” said Amy Kneller of the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce. “Sally develops and delivers leadership programs, workshops and coaching sessions around the globe. She understands the quality of life we have here in Columbia County. We are fortunate that she has agreed to speak to our group.”


Columbia Economic Development Corporation and Community Bank are Major Investors of all Chamber Events.  Register-Star, iHeartMedia and Mid-Hudson Cablevision are Media Investors.  MetzWood Insurance, Sickler, Torchia, Allen & Churchill, CPA’s, PC and The Bank of Greene County are Premium Investors


Columbia County Women in Business is part of the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce. For more information, contact Amy Kneller at (518) 828-4417 or email

Winding Brook Country Club
2839 Route 203
Valatie, NY 12184
Date/Time Information:
12:00 - 1:30 pm
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$25/Chamber Member
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