2018 SPEAKERS

Sharon Melnick, PhD

Sharon Melnick, PhD knows how women in business operate – and what it takes for them to make a lasting impact in their organization and industry.   A global authority on the advancement of women, her methods are informed by 10 years of research at Harvard Medical School and field-tested by over 20,000 clients and trainees. 

As an internationally sought after speaker, her keynote presentations create buzz at marquee business and leadership conferences (including appearances at the White House and the UN).

Dr. Melnick is a subject matter expert in the 3 areas that make women successful as leaders: Resilience, Confidence, Influence.  She is the best-selling author of Success under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive when the Pressure's On, and Confidence when it Counts: How Women Rise Above Self Doubt and Bias to Make their Mark,  with a forthcoming book on how women can counteract Gender Bias.

She is the CEO of Horizon Point Inc, a firm that trains women, advises companies how to retain and promote them, and - joined by her elite cadre of multicultural coaches - creates next level leaders. 30+ of the Fortune 500 companies have invited her to train their employees.  

Her programs have a proven track record helping mid-career women expand responsibility, get promoted, and increase impact to their organizations (even after being “pigeon-holed” for 10 years, some women get promoted within 10 weeks!)

Her advice has been featured on Forbes.com, Fox News, Huffington Post, CBS, AmexOPEN, Natural Health, and many others.