International Speaker, Author, Executive Business Coach

Transforming the way men and women work and lead together.

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Rania is a global expert on the practical actions that men and women can take to accelerate their success.

As an international keynote speaker at corporations, conferences, and universities, Rania shows success-minded men and women in the United States and emerging economies how to advance, work, and lead together.

With a refreshingly direct approach, Rania identifies overlooked opportunities, shares breakthrough insights, and provides tangible, evidence-based advice for men and women to immediately adopt.

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

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  • Bank of America
  • PepsiCo
  • Harvard Business School
  • AB InBev
  • Black and Veatch
  • American Express, GM, Microsoft and PwC joint initiative.
  • TEDWomen
  • Grupo Bimbo Top Leaders Meeting
  • P&G, Mexico
  • Women’s Forum
  • South Africa, various corporate and university engagements
  • Ukraine, Moldova and Republic of Georgia sponsored by U.S. State Department
  • Global Women in Leadership Economic Forum, Abu Dhabi
  • Angel Capital Association
  • GE Saudi Women’s Leadership Summit
  • WeXchange Conferences


WE: Men, Women, and the Decisive Formula for Winning at Work

WE: Men, Women, and the Decisive Formula for Winning at Work

WE is the first hands-on manager’s guide with concrete actions you can take to recruit, retain, and advance high-caliber women in the workplace. Accelerate your success and be the teammate and leader everyone wants to work with.

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UNDETERRED: The Six Success Habits of Women in Emerging Economies

Undeterred Book

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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Rania coaching a woman

Rania works directly with her clients to help them excel and build solutions to challenges they face. Using a solutions-focused approach, her clients identify actions to take and fine-tune their 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 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



Rania is driven by a deeply held conviction that the global economy will only thrive when women around the world are equally engaged with men in leading its prosperity.


  1. Global expert on the actions that men, managers and leaders can take to accelerate their own success by the way they work and lead with women.
  2. Developing women entrepreneurs and professionals worldwide, especially in emerging economies.
  3. Over two decades as an executive business coach and consultant leaders and businesses.


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


WE: Men, Women, and The Decisive Formula for Winning at Work (Wiley September 2018). How men and women succeed together at work. The first hands-on manager’s guide to recruit, retain, and advance high-caliber women in the workplace.

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


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The Way Women Work

Guiding success-minded men and women with transformational ways to work, and lead, together.


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.

Corporate Experience

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.



To inquire about my availability for speaking engagements or reach me please email raniaanderson@thewaywomenwork.com

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