Leslie Grossman

Leslie Grossman

Leslie Grossman is Senior Fellow, Faculty Director and Educator, Executive Women’s Leadership, at The George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership. Leslie leads the Executive Women’s Program and Women Leaders on the Rise for high-potential women.

Leslie builds successful leaders and businesses through collaboration, shared vision, executive presence and the power of trusted relationships. A leadership strategist, speaker, executive coach and author of Link Out: How to Turn Your Network into a Chain of Lasting Connections, Grossman has dedicated 25 years to helping women leaders, executives, entrepreneurs and CEOs reach their goals and live fulfilling lives. Grossman is committed to closing the leadership gender gap.

She is chief advisor on women for Impact Leadership 21 and the Foundation for the Support of the United Nations (FSUN).

Prior to starting Leslie Grossman Leadership, her training and coaching company, she co-founded the Women’s Leadership Exchange (WLE). WLE was the first national conference program for women leaders, held 4 times each year in major markets throughout the U.S. from 2002 – 2011. Preceding the Women’s Leadership Exchange, Grossman founded and led an integrated marketing agency — CMA / B2Women. Grossman’s first book, Sellsation! How Companies Can Capture Today’s Hottest Market: Women Business Owners and Executives helped companies market and sell to the growing market of professional women.

A leader and volunteer in many organizations, Grossman’s has served on the Board of Unleashed, a leadership program for middle school girls; Advisory Board for the Center for Women’s Business Research, the SBA National Advisory Council; National Global Chair and NYC President, National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO); New York Chair, Women’s Leadership Forum and many others. Grossman received the Power of Collaboration Award from Impact Leadership 21 at the United Nations; President’s Leadership Award from the National Association of Women Business Owners; Matrix Award from Westchester Women in Communications; Women’s Advocacy Award, Enterprising Women magazine; the Advocacy Award, New York Enterprise Report; and Entrepreneur of the Year by Fashion Group International.

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Leslie Grossman joins Jim Blasingame to report on the challenges that women still face in breaking through certain leadership strongholds, as well as some things women should focus on to get out of their own way.
Leslie Grossman joins Jim Blasingame to celebrate International Women’s Day by discussing the progress that’s been made on behalf of women in many areas and build on that progress.
Leslie Grossman joins Jim Blasingame to report on her long career in support of women in business and why a day to celebrate women leadership is still important.