Rayona Sharpnack

Rayona Sharpnack

Rayona Sharpnack founded the Institute for Women’s Leadership in 1991, drawing on her successful careers in education, professional sports and business. She is inspirational teacher, coach and mentor in Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, emerging businesses and non-profit organizations. Fast Company, Working Mother, and The New York Times have featured Rayona’s leadership model. She has designed and delivered hundreds of keynote speeches and large conferences on developing extraordinary leaders. Rayona’s book, Trade Up! 5 Steps for Redesigning Your Leadership & Life from the Inside Out, has enjoyed great success across the U.S. and internationally. She is a co-author in the groundbreaking book, Enlightened Power: How Women Are Transforming the Practice of Leadership, and with Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey, in Goddess Shift: Women Leading for Change. Rayona earned an appointment as Chairwoman of Leadership Development -Harvard Kennedy School’s Women’s Leadership Board. Contact: info@womensleadership.com www.womensleadership.com 415-331-3222