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Betsy Myers

2012 Speaker

Betsy Myers is currently speaking and leading workshops around the world on the changing nature of leadership. In addition, her book, “Take the Lead: Motivate, Inspire, and Bring Out the Best in Yourself and Everyone Around You,” was released in September 2011.  In May 2011, Myers was appointed founding director of the Center for Women & Business at Bentley University. Myers will work to build relationships with corporations and share information about putting these practices into place.  With deep experience in the corporate, political and higher education arena, Myers served as a senior adviser to Barack Obama’s Presidential Campaign.  Prior to this appointment, Myers was the executive director of the Center for Public Leadership (CPL) at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. She came to CPL in 2003, with a track record of strategically building and realigning organizations. Also a senior official in the Clinton Administration, Myers was the President’s senior adviser on women’s issues. As deputy assistant to the President, she launched and was the first Director of the White House Office for Women’s Initiatives and Outreach. Myers also served as the associate deputy administrator for entrepreneurial development in the U.S. Small Business Administration. (@BetsyMyers)

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