Avivah Wittenberg-Cox is CEO of the consultancy 20-first, one of the world’s leading gender consultancies.
Avivah is author of two books: “HOW Women Mean Business, A Step by Step Guide to Profiting from Gender Balanced Business” and “WHY Women Mean Business: Understanding the Emergence of Our Next Economic Revolution“. She has spoken on leadership, marketing and talent management issues across the globe and she lectures at both INSEAD and HEC business schools.
She has had articles, reviews and interviews published in a variety of publications including Harvard Business Review, International Herald Tribune and Financial Times.
She is the Founder and Honorary President of the European Professional Women’s Network. Canadian, French and Swiss, she has been recognized by ELLE Magazine as one of the TOP 40 Women Leading Change. Her first book was awarded the prestigious MANPOWER Best Book of the Year prize in 2009 and was selected as a business book of the year by Conference Board Review in 2010.
Avivah and CrossKnowledge decided to get this theme of gender balance in front of more people, more leaders, and into the business world more generally.