Rebecca Shambaugh, an internationally recognized leadership expert, author, and keynote speaker, is President of SHAMBAUGH, a global leadership development organization. Rebecca is recognized as one of the top “Women Who Mean Business” by Washington Business Journal, and is one of the most sought-after female business speakers in the nation She is the founder of Women In Leadership and Learning (WILL), one of the first executive leadership development program in the country, dedicated to the research, advancement, and retention of women leaders and executives. SHAMBAUGH’s thought leadership and innovative business solutions have become an integral part of today’s advancement strategies for women leaders. Rebecca has advised over a hundred executives enhancing their overall impact providing coaching and consulting on personal leadership, team and organizational transformation, and strategy execution to optimize overall effectiveness.
As Rebecca addresses more than 200,000 leaders around the globe each year, she challenges conventional wisdom and assumptions for leading in today’s business environment. Rebecca’s engaging and thought provoking style, grounded research and pioneering leadership strategies have inspired leaders to re-think traditional mindsets and business models by succinctly describing leadership models that drive top performance and create a competitive advantage for today’s organization.
Rebecca is the author of three best selling books titled, “It’s Not A Glass Ceiling, It’s A Sticky Floor” and “Leadership Secrets of Hillary Clinton,” and her new book, “Make Room For Her: Why Companies Need an Integrated Leadership Model To Achieve Extraordinary Results,” all published by McGraw-Hill. Her books illustrate her unconventional and results-focused approach to creating great leaders
Rebecca is an engaging and sought out speaker and has presented within organizations, major conferences, and executive forums regarding drawing upon her many years and experience, wisdom and thought leadership for leading in the 21st Century. Rebecca’s engaging and thought provoking style includes practical solutions and proven strategies for both organizations and leaders to transfer back to their own work environments.
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Rebecca’s unique approach to leadership development was showcased on National Public Radio and on a two-hour PBS telecast to over 20,000 executives around the United States. Rebecca has also been featured on Fox News (New York), Washington Business, (ABC), and numerous syndicated radio talk shows. She has been featured in publications such as: Leader to Leader, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Huffington Post, Time Magazine, USA Today, Fortune Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Pink Magazine, American Executive Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, American Management Association, Computer World and Professional Woman’s Magazine
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