Susan Hodgkinson is author of The Dignity Mindset: A Leader’s Guide to Building Gender Equity at Work (2019), a trailblazer in personal branding and founder The Personal Brand Company. She is a leadership development expert, award-winning executive coach, and professional speaker.
She works with thousands of professionals in a diverse array of businesses who know they must strategically manage their own professional learning, leadership development and personal brand to succeed — for their company and themselves. She is the author of The Leader’s Edge: Using Personal Branding to Drive Performance and Profit. The book received the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award. She published her second book, The Dignity Mindset: A Leader’s Guide to Gender Equity at Work in August, 2019.
She is a keynote speaker at National Conferences such as TOIGO Groundbreakers, and at corporate leadership events in industries ranging from financial services to biotech. She is a Featured Speaker at the 2020 Open Lecture Series at ESMT University, Berlin, Germany. Hodgkinson is one of the CUTV News “Empowered Women” Series Spotlighters in 2020.
Hodgkinson is a member of — and contributing writer to — the Forbes Coaches Council. Her work has most recently been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Indian Express, The Detroit Free Press, Essence Magazine, The Boston Globe, and other major electronic media and syndicated business columns. She holds her MBA from Simmons School of Management and is on the Executive Education faculty there, at Boston’s The Partnership, The Commonwealth Institute and at other business schools and Leadership Institutes.