Joanna Barsh

Director Emeritus at McKinsey & Company, Joanna Barsh is the bestselling author of “How Remarkable Women Lead“ and “Centered Leadership“. Her newest book is “Grow Wherever You Work“. In 2008, Joanna launched the Centered Leadership program to help develop leaders who aspire to unleash the potential of their organizations. Centered Leadership is taught all over the world today.
Joanna is also a strong advocate for women. She served on NYC’s Commission on Women’s Issues for 10 years and she co-leads the Leadership Working Group of Clinton’s International Council on Women’s Business Leadership. In addition, Joanna led ground-breaking research for The Wall Street Journal’s Women in Econ Task Force and for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Joanna has engaged with business and government leaders globally on the topic of leadership. Joanna serves on the Genesco board. She holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Chicago and Harvard Business School, where she was a Baker Scholar.