Selena's KeyNote

Selena Rezvani's dual mission is to empower more women to reach for top leadership roles and to help employers make bold bets on female talent, creating forward-thinking cultures. Through her training and speaking programs, Selena addresses thousands of professionals each year, covering topics related to women and self-advocacy, how to be an ally and the future of work. Using a mix of action learning, Improve techniques, and stories, Selena creates a learning lab that's fun and engaging. Selena has delivered programs for LinkedIn, Procter and Gamble, Microsoft, eBay, Legrand, SAP, Northrop Grumman, the US Treasury Department, Pfizer, and dozens of organizations in the commercial, academic and government sectors.

Core Expertise

  • Empowerment
  • Gender
  • Self-development

About Selena

Selena Rezvani teaches women at all levels to negotiate at work like a boss. She also consults to employers on how to make work truly work for women - by architecting workplace culture changes that improve working women's experience. She's the author of two leadership books targeted at professional women, Pushback: How Smart Women Ask and Stand Up for What They Want (Jossey-Bass, 2012 & winner of an Axiom book award) and The Next Generation of Women Leaders (Praeger, 2009). Selena addresses thousands of professional women each year and has been featured in the LA Times,, HBR,, and NPR. She wrote an award-winning column for The Washington Post and today, serves as a popular columnist on women and the workplace for Forbes and Philadelphia Magazine. Selena is based in Philadelphia where she lives with her husband Geoff and 6 year old boy-girl twins.


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