Susan Colantuono

Susan L. Colantuono is the CEO of Leading Women, one of the world’s premier consulting firms supporting corporate initiatives to advance women and close the leadership gender gap. She founded and ran the Women’s Institute for Leadership at Bryant University from 2002 – 2010, is the author of No Ceiling, No Walls: What women haven’t been told about leadership,  Make the Most of Mentoring and innumerable articles about the leadership gender gap, leadership, and women’s advancement.

Internationally known as an expert in women’s leadership development, gender dynamics and hidden gender bias, Susan has spoken on these subjects for the Global Women’s Leadership Summit, WIN Conference, National Association of Women Lawyers and many other conferences and corporations. Her TEDxBeaconStreet talk on Closing the Leadership Gender Gap was featured as Today’s Talk on the website, an honor given to fewer than 1% of all TED Talks from around the world. The Talk has gone viral, has been viewed by millions, translated into 23 languages and reviewed by Fortune, The Washington Post and The Guardian as one of the five videos that will change the way you work.