Gloria Feldt is a highly respected authority on women’s power, leadership, and diversity. She is a bestselling author, and is in high demand as a keynote speaker. As the co-founder and president of Take The Lead, her primary goal is to empower women of all backgrounds to take on leadership roles in all areas by 2025.
She has authored five bestselling books, including Intentioning: Sex, Power, Pandemics, and How Women Will Take The Lead For (Everyone’s) Good. In her book, she stresses the significance of intentioning which empowers women to rebuild a stronger post-pandemic world.
In her 2012 book, No Excuses: Nine Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power, Feldt emphasizes the importance of women utilizing and channeling their power. In essence, the biggest challenge is not a lack of opportunities but failure to take advantage of them. Women must own their potential and not let anything hold them back, whether in their relationships or the boardroom. Her book highlights women’s historical progress and emphasizes that women must continuously strive for equality. There’s no excuse, regardless of societal pressures or work/life balance — women must own their potency today and always.
Feldt shares her leadership knowledge with those ready to embrace their career potential in an online leadership course. Her course is entitled 9 Leadership Power Tools to Advance Your Career. This course is for ambitious individuals who want to gain respect and achieve their desired roles. Unquestionably, the pandemic has caused a shift in mindset and daily lives, prompting the need for career considerations. Feldt’s course clarifies career moves with a plan to achieve them. Additionally, it promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion and aims for gender parity in leadership. It encourages individuals to take the lead in life and career and to live and work with authenticity, confidence, passion, and grace.
Through her expert insights on leadership, power, and intention, she fosters diversity and gender equality by discovering effective solutions. She’s been highlighted in Forbes 50 over 50: Impact list and Vanity Fair’s The Women 200 Legends, Leaders, and Trailblazers list.