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The Riveter Presents: Author Sally Helgesen in Conversation with Caryn Mathes

May 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a special evening with best-selling author, Sally Hegelsen. Sally will be discussing her latest book, “How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job”, written alongside bestselling leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith.

Sally Hegelsen is a leadership expert and has trained thousands high achievers to reach even greater heights. On the evening of the May 17th, we’ll hear from Sally as she identifies and discusses ways in which we can help women rise in their careers, through both changes to individual habits as well as systemic processes. Conversation moderated by Caryn Mathes, President & GM of KUOW. This evening promises actionable takeaways for women in every stage of their careers connections.

6:00pm – 6:30pm: Join Sally and Caryn for a VIP reception
7:00pm – 8:00pm: Author talk
8:00pm – 8:30pm: Book signing

Light refreshments provided!

Sally Helgesen

Sally Helgesen, an internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and consultant, is ranked by Leadership Gurus as number 15 in its survey of the world’s most influential leadership experts and cited as one of the top 35 authorities in the field by Leadership Excellence magazine.

Sally is the author of six bestselling books including the classic bestseller The Female Advantage, as well as The Web of Inclusion, which was named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the greatest leadership books of all time.

Sally develops and delivers leadership programs to corporations, partnership firms, universities and associations around the world. Clients have included Microsoft, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Prudential Financial, Pfizer, Textron, Hewlett Packard, The World Bank, The United Way, The West Point Military Academy, The Office of Public Management UK; The Global Forum on Women, Society and the Economy, Paris; Roschier LLP Helsinki; and ING Amsterdam. She has consulted with UNDP on building more inclusive country offices in Africa and Asia, led seminars at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Smith College, and been visiting scholar at Northwestern University and the Lauriston Institute in Melbourne AU.

Sally is a contributing editor to strategy+business magazine and a member of the New York and International Women’s Forums. Articles about her work have been featured in Fortune, The New York Times, Fast Company, and Business Week.

Caryn Mathes, President and General Manager for KUOW 94.9.

Caryn Mathes is the President and General Manager of KUOW 94.9. With 44 years in electronic media and 34 years of broadcast and communications management, Caryn helped lead transformation at this top 20 market NPR affiliate.

In 2016, Mathes received the Puget Sound Business Journal (PSBJ) Women of Influence Award. In 2013 she was named one of the Women Who Mean Business by the Washington (D.C.) Business Journal. Additionally, she received a Women of Distinction Award from the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) in 2007, presented annually to pay tribute to women leaders who have made extraordinary accomplishments in their professions or their communities. In 2010, she was named “One to Watch” by Radio Ink’s annual “Most Influential African-Americans in Radio” list.


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