Maureen Simon blends 25 years of experience in international business consulting and community development, including serving to mediate political conflict in Northern Ireland and Eastern Europe. As an acclaimed consultant, teacher, and speaker conducting keynotes, workshops, and retreats around the world, she bases her work on the strong belief that our world cultures now need, more than ever before, for women to step into their rightful power and leadership roles. Her work supports cultural transformation as it makes a strong business case on the benefits of women leading at the top of organisations. With a focus on women’s empowerment and gender balance, Maureen supports bridging understanding between men and women in organizations, who are ready and eager to create cultures that encourage the development of women leaders. She believes that advanced skill development in the areas of communication, confidence building, and leadership and career development are all essential for women in business to fully contribute.
Maureen is the author of Awakening the Essential Feminine: Claiming Your Influential Power, www.maureensimonconsulting.com/the-book and the founder of: www.EmpoweredWomenConsulting.com and www.MaureenSimonConsulting.com. She has worked with tens of thousands of women worldwide. She has also served as a founding member of the Global Women’s Leadership Network at Santa Clara University’s LeaveySchool of Business in Silicon Valley and has pioneered corporate programmes supporting women worldwide as the central focus of her career and life work. Maureen is a graduate of The State University of New York with a degree in Community Development and advanced studies in Public Policy from the Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs at The State University of New York. She is based in Dublin-Ireland, London-England, and the San Francisco Bay Area.