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Global expert on the actions that men and leaders can take to accelerate the success of women and on the professional advancement of women, especially in emerging economies.

Rania has keynoted at corporations conferences, universities in the United Staes, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe.

With a style that is refreshingly direct, she is sought-after for addressing overlooked opportunities, breakthrough insights, researched-based advice and the practical actions that men and women can immediately adopt.

Rania has lived, traveled and worked in both developing and developed countries. She is fluent in English with conversational fluency in Arabic and Spanish.

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Select Speaking Engagements
  • TEDWomen
  • Women’s Forum
  • Joint corporate initiative of American Express, GM, Microsoft and PwC.
  • P&G, Mexico
  • South Africa, various corporate and university engagements
  • Republic of Georgia and Ukraine, sponsored by US State Department
  • Global Women in Leadership Economic Forum, Abu Dhabi
  • GE Saudi Women’s Leadership Summit
  • We Own It Summit
  • WeXchange Conferences
  • Global Women’s Leadership Summit (GWALS)
  • Qatar International Business Women Forum
  • The Angel Summit



I am driven by a deeply held conviction that global economy will only thrive when women around the world are equally engaged and share in leading its prosperity.


  1. Global expert on the actions that men, managers and leaders can take to accelerate the success of their businesses by intentionally recruiting, retaining and advancing women into leadership.
  2. Developing women entrepreneurs and professionals worldwide, especially in emerging economies.
  3. Almost 30 years as an executive business coach and consultant to men and women leaders and businesses.


Keynote at corporations, conferences and universities in the United States, Latin America, Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe.


Rania is a Women’s Media Center SheSource expert, the go-to resource for journalists, bookers, and producers. Select articles about, written by and quoting Rania available here.


UNDETERRED: The Six Success Habits of Women in Emerging Economies, the first career advice book written for educated, ambitious women in emerging markets.

The Way Women Work

Founded TheWayWomenWork.com in 2010 to provide career guidance to women and actions that men, managers and leaders can take to accelerate the success of women.


Early career (1984-1997) at Bank of America and its predecessor banks. Contributed in a variety of capacities including: international banking, training, executive development and HR. Attained a senior leadership role.


Masters of Science, Foreign Service, honors concentration International Business, Georgetown University. Bachelor of Science, Business, Oklahoma State University.


Co-founded the 8th women’s angel network investor network to be formed in the U.S. to provide equity capital to women-led startups.

Community Leader

Advisory board member, the Women’s Employment Network. Member, the International Women’s Forum. Former delegate to Vision 2020, a U.S. initiative to advance gender equality and board member of the Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City. Mentor to young women around the world.



UNDETERRED: The Six Success Habits of Women in Emerging Economies is the first career advice book written for educated, ambitious women in emerging economies. The award-winning book, which was released in early 2015, is based on four years of research, Rania’s deep expertise and interviews with over 250 women in growth economies. In UNDETERRED, Rania shares the inspiring stories of relatable women and specific strategies that readers can immediately apply to accelerate their own career and business success.

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Undeterred Book


Rania during an executive coaching session

I work directly with my clients to help them excel and build solutions to challenges they face. Using a solutions-focused approach, my clients identify the actions to take and fine-tune their skills to achieve their desired professional and personal results.

Executive Coaching is distinct from other types of coaching. It is a structured relationship between two business partners who work together closely for a specified period of time. It is designed to produce enhanced professional awareness as well as business results.

Typical Coaching Topics

  • Leadership Transition
  • Strategic or business issues and opportunities
  • Executive presence
  • Decision making
  • Career Transiton
  • Improving productivity
  • Talent management and succession planning
  • Fixing a difficult situation
  • Leading and developing staff
  • Building successful work teams
  • Career advancement


To reach me or inquire about my availability for speaking engagements, please fill out the form below or email me at raniaanderson@thewaywomenwork.com.


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