Avivah Wittenberg-Cox is CEO of one of the world’s leading gender consultancies, 20-first. Consultant, author, coach and change agent, Avivah has for the past two decades worked with many of the world’s leading companies, CEOs and leadership teams to build strategically balanced organisations. Not by fixing women, but by engaging leaders, evolving cultures and adapting systems.

Balance @Work

The goal is always the same: responding to the evolving 21st century realities of markets and talent pools. Avivah Wittenberg-Cox and her team at 20-first work with progressive global companies interested in engaging 100% of the talent pool and serving 100% of the market.

Want to constructively and impactfully engage people in gender conversations?

Balance @Life

The consequences of the gender revolution are equally shape-shifting at home. New roles, new goals and new rules – for everyone. Her upcoming book is Late Love, a memoir-driven account of reclaiming love in the second half of life.

Want to engage people in bringing leadership skills home? Explore the personal-professional choices of contemporary couples?

Sample Speeches

  • 7 Steps to Leading a GenderBalanced Business – a leader’s gender cheat sheet
  • Becoming Gender Bilingual – connecting with 100% of customers, and 100% of the talent
  • 10 Tips for Managers – building and benefiting from balanced teams
  • 4 Phases of Women’s Career Cycles – flexing corporate career management systems and mindsets
  • Thriving to 100 – managing togetherness: 5 generations in the workplace
  • Countries, Companies, Couples – how gender and generational shifts are re-shaping our world

Sample Speeches

  • Thriving to 100 – Longer lives, longer careers, longer marriages: the consequences for self, love and work
  • Late Love – mating in maturity
  • Late Work – the liberation of the nothing-left-to-prove years.
  • 4 Phases of Women’s Career Cycles – pacing work for a lifetime, and the time of your life

Avivah Wittenberg-Cox speaks and consults across the globe, blogs for Harvard Business Review and is the Founder and Honorary President of the European Professional Women’s Network (now PWN Global). She has listened to thousands of executives through her consulting business, thousands of women through her non-profit roles, and hundreds of couples in the research for her new book. She brings a big-picture, global perspective to gender issues, at work and in life. Happily married to a delightful Englishman, Avivah is based in London where she occasionally welcomes her two grown, globe-trotting, gender balanced kids. More information and videos.