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Linda Fisk

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Linda Fisk, Co-Founder of LeadHERship Global


Linda Fisk is a multi-award-winning leader, keynote speaker, author and university professor dedicated to amplifying and extending the success of other high-caliber business leaders. She is the co-Founder of LeadHERship Global, a community of unstoppable women enhancing their leadership blueprint and embracing their power to be the best version of themselves- in work and life. In LeadHERship Global, Linda supports and guides ambitious, creative women to move in the direction of their purpose, their mission and their dreams with powerful connections, critical support, practical tools and valuable resources to show up, speak up and step up in their careers and personal lives.

Prior to her role in LeadHERship Global, Linda was the CEO of Collective 54, and the global head of brand marketing, public relations and communications at Susan G. Komen as well as YPO, where she developed her passion for bringing inspiring leaders together to create opportunity, discover possibility and solve problems. Linda forged a career as an entrepreneurial and forward-thinking marketing executive on the cutting edge of brand marketing.

Linda has a Ph.D. and M.A. in Clinical Psychology and has written extensively on the subjects of social comparison, depression and anxiety, subjective well-being and personality theory, with a focus on relating scientific research to commonly understood concepts. Currently, Linda is interested in the psychology of influence, persuasion and negotiation.

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