International Speaker, Author, Executive Business Coach
Transforming the way WE work and lead together.
About Rania Anderson
I bring a global business perspective as a keynote speaker, executive coach, author and as woman of color and immigrant with international business experience. I make an impact at the intersection of business, leadership and DEI by equipping leaders for success.
DEI, Inclusive Leadership, Executive Coaching, Gender Parity and Advancement of Women Globally
Founder of a platform that guides women and success-minded leaders and managers with transformational ways to work, and lead equitably together.
Keynote and moderate panels at corporations, conferences and universities around the world especially in the United States, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
Executive Leadership Coach
25 years guiding leaders to boost their success and achieve their objectives.
WE: Men, Women, and The Decisive Formula for Winning at Work (Wiley September 2018). A new playbook to recruit, retain, and lead with high-caliber women in the workplace. lead inclusively and achieve gender parity.
UNDETERRED: The Six Success Habits of Women in Emerging Economies, the first career advice book written for educated, ambitious women in emerging markets.
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 formed in the U.S. to provide equity capital to women-led startups.
As a global DEI expert, Rania shares evidence-based insights and immediately-adoptable actions at corporations, conferences, and universities. Her expertise enables leaders to accelerate their success and build high performing, diverse, gender-balanced, equitable teams.
With a refreshingly direct approach and over 25 years coaching executives, senior leadership experience, two paradigm-shifting books, her lived experience as a woman of color and immigrant, Rania draws on diverse intersectional experiences to make a lasting impact on her audiences.
Rania works with her clients to help them leverage opportunities and find solutions to the challenges they face. Using a solutions-focused approach, her clients identify the why of their behaviors, actions to take and fine-tune their leadership skills to achieve their goals.
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 and business results.
Typical Coaching Topics
- Leadership Transition
- Strategic/business challenges
- Executive presence
- Decision making
- Career advancement and transition
- Improving productivity
- Talent and succession planning
- Fixing a difficult situation
- Leading and developing staff
- Building successful work teams
- Building diverse, equitable and inclusive teams and workplaces
Partial List of Clients
- Bank of America
- BNIM Architecture
- Black and Veatch
- Children’s Mercy Hospital
- CW Interventions
- The Children’s Place
- Ferrell Capital
- First National Bank of Olathe
- H&R Block Financial Advisors
- The Helzberg Mentoring Program
- HMS Host
- INTRUST Bank
- Samson Dental
- Kansas City Public Television
- Pioneer Services
- Polymer Group, Inc
- Promotions Unlimited
- Southern Company
- Sounding House
- St. Luke’s Hospital
- Union Bank
- Zillner Marketing Communications
WE: MEN, WOMEN, AND THE DECISIVE FORMULA FOR WINNING AT WORK
“As a business leader, you have the opportunity to change your workplace every day, and this should be your playbook…Rania Anderson’s remarkably lucid book is a subtle gem.”
Global Managing Partner Emeritus McKinsey & Company
UNDETERRED: THE SIX SUCCESS HABITS OF WOMEN IN EMERGING ECONOMIES
UNDETERRED is the first career advice book for ambitious women in emerging economies. The award-winning book is based on Rania’s expertise, specific strategies, and inspiring interviews with over 250 women in growth economies.
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