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Emily Bennington

2013 Speaker

Emily Bennington specializes in two distinct forms of career transition: college students entering the workforce and women leaders entering executive management. Her work deep dives into what Stephen Covey famously referred to as “the space” between stimulus and response where she challenges executives to choose mindful, values-centered action. Bennington is the author of “Who Says It’s a Man’s World: The Girls’ Guide to Corporate Domination,” a coauthor of “Effective Immediately: How to Fit In, Stand Out, and Move Up at Your First Real Job” and is the founder of AWAKE EXEC mindful leadership coaching for professional women. She has led training programs for numerous Fortune 500 companies and has been featured in business press ranging from CNN, ABC and Fox, to the Wall Street Journal, Glamour and Cosmopolitan. Bennington is also a contributing writer for and a featured blogger for Huffington Post and Forbes Woman. @EmilyBennington