GROWING
WOMEN’S CAREERS

Female thought leaders build reputations and boost the bottom line

WOMEN LEADERS
STAND OUT

WOMEN LEADERS STAND OUT

WOMEN LEADERS STAND OUT

We help companies attract, retain and promote diverse leadership by showcasing the ideas and insights of their female talent.

We help your rising professional women shape and polish their messages. We identify opportunities to spotlight their knowledge and experience. We help them show up and speak up – where it matters.

  • They’ll join other leaders at the conferences and gatherings where key players advance ideas, set priorities, and allocate resources.
  • Their subject matter expertise will contribute to the commentary forums that spread ideas and influence decision making.
  • They’ll become powerful ambassadors for your brand and advocates for your priorities and values.
  • They’ll be role models for the women coming up behind them, inspiring the next generation.

Leading companies know that female thought leaders support corporate reputations, attract business, and strengthen the bottom line.

We help companies attract, retain and promote diverse leadership by showcasing the ideas and insights of their female talent.

We help your rising professional women shape and polish their messages. We identify opportunities to spotlight their knowledge and experience. We help them show up and speak up – where it matters.

  • They’ll join other leaders at the conferences and gatherings where key players advance ideas, set priorities, and allocate resources.
  • Their subject matter expertise will contribute to the commentary forums that spread ideas and influence decision making.
  • They’ll become powerful ambassadors for your brand and advocates for your priorities and values.
  • They’ll be role models for the women coming up behind them, inspiring the next generation.

Leading companies know that female thought leaders support corporate reputations, attract business, and strengthen the bottom line.

We help companies attract, retain and promote diverse leadership by showcasing the ideas and insights of their female talent.

We help your rising professional women shape and polish their messages. We identify opportunities to spotlight their knowledge and experience. We help them show up and speak up – where it matters.

  • They’ll join other leaders at the conferences and gatherings where key players advance ideas, set priorities, and allocate resources.
  • Their subject matter expertise will contribute to the commentary forums that spread ideas and influence decision making.
  • They’ll become powerful ambassadors for your brand and advocates for your priorities and values.
  • They’ll be role models for the women coming up behind them, inspiring the next generation.

Leading companies know that female thought leaders support corporate reputations, attract business, and strengthen the bottom line.

HAPPYCLIENTS

“Dana, thank you for coaching me with my Ignite-style presentation. It’s a lighting-quick, challenging format, but with your help, I was able to distill my message and deliver it powerfully.”

Janine Buis
GrowthTera
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-11-01T18:28:47+00:00

Janine Buis
GrowthTera
New York City

“Dana, thank you for coaching me with my Ignite-style presentation. It’s a lighting-quick, challenging format, but with your help, I was able to distill my message and deliver it powerfully.”

“She quickly understood my business and crafted an action plan that’s jam packed with smart recommendations. She understands that in this tough marketplace, your ideas really have to stand out.”

Laura Kriska
Author
"The Accidental Office Lady: An American Woman in Corporate Japan"
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-11-06T14:04:14+00:00

Laura Kriska
Author
"The Accidental Office Lady: An American Woman in Corporate Japan"
New York City

“She quickly understood my business and crafted an action plan that’s jam packed with smart recommendations. She understands that in this tough marketplace, your ideas really have to stand out.”

“What stands out about Dana is her instinct for storytelling. She has a knack for teasing out the anecdotes, incidents, and stories that reveal something unique while conveying larger truths. I saw her do this over and over with speeches she wrote for Deloitte's senior executives.”

Mark Weinberg
Weinberg Communications
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-11-01T21:13:53+00:00

Mark Weinberg
Weinberg Communications
New York City

“What stands out about Dana is her instinct for storytelling. She has a knack for teasing out the anecdotes, incidents, and stories that reveal something unique while conveying larger truths. I saw her do this over and over with speeches she wrote for Deloitte's senior executives.”

“Dana was the catalyst I needed to start my speaking career. She made me dig deep to find my story, then coached my performance until it resonated with the audience. I couldn't have done it without you.”

Vern Oakley
CEO and Creative Director
Tribe Pictures
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-30T21:04:41+00:00

Vern Oakley
CEO and Creative Director
Tribe Pictures
New York City

“Dana was the catalyst I needed to start my speaking career. She made me dig deep to find my story, then coached my performance until it resonated with the audience. I couldn't have done it without you.”

“Dana encouraged and pushed me the right way. I felt great on stage and have gotten pretty incredible feedback. Huge thumbs up!”

Connie Yowell
CEO
Collective Shift
Chicago

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-30T20:55:27+00:00

Connie Yowell
CEO
Collective Shift
Chicago

“Dana encouraged and pushed me the right way. I felt great on stage and have gotten pretty incredible feedback. Huge thumbs up!”

"Dana worked with our senior team on every aspect of thought leadership - from idea generation and content creation to messaging and positioning for internal and external audiences. She helped us grow a culture of thought leadership."

Chloe Wood
Global Marketing & Communications Pearlfisher
London

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-30T21:06:37+00:00

Chloe Wood
Global Marketing & Communications Pearlfisher
London

"Dana worked with our senior team on every aspect of thought leadership - from idea generation and content creation to messaging and positioning for internal and external audiences. She helped us grow a culture of thought leadership."

“As an academic preparing to give a TEDx talk about implicit gender bias in venture funding, I worked with Dana to distill my message and clearly communicate my research findings. I highly recommend her to any woman looking to achieve her full leadership potential.”

Dana Kanze
Columbia Business School
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-30T21:06:03+00:00

Dana Kanze
Columbia Business School
New York City

“As an academic preparing to give a TEDx talk about implicit gender bias in venture funding, I worked with Dana to distill my message and clearly communicate my research findings. I highly recommend her to any woman looking to achieve her full leadership potential.”

"When I had to pitch my idea in front of top executives for a company-wide contest, Dana helped me write the script and showed me how to connect with the audience. With her help I made it to the finals!"

Magda Stenzel
NBCUniversal
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-30T21:07:15+00:00

Magda Stenzel
NBCUniversal
New York City

"When I had to pitch my idea in front of top executives for a company-wide contest, Dana helped me write the script and showed me how to connect with the audience. With her help I made it to the finals!"

“I hired Dana to coach me in preparation for a big presentation, and not only did she help tremendously with my delivery style, she helped me create tight and compelling stories and key messaging.”

Emily Wakeling
Executive Director
Catalyst
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-30T21:05:27+00:00

Emily Wakeling
Executive Director
Catalyst
New York City

“I hired Dana to coach me in preparation for a big presentation, and not only did she help tremendously with my delivery style, she helped me create tight and compelling stories and key messaging.”

“We need more visible female leaders in the legal field - women who speak out, share their expertise, and lead discussions of the day. That’s exactly what Dana helped me do - thank you!”

Sharon Rowen
Attorney, filmmaker
Director and producer of the documentary
"Balancing the Scales”
Atlanta
 

Rubin&Co.
2017-11-05T22:34:40+00:00

Sharon Rowen
Attorney, filmmaker
Director and producer of the documentary
"Balancing the Scales”
Atlanta
 

“We need more visible female leaders in the legal field - women who speak out, share their expertise, and lead discussions of the day. That’s exactly what Dana helped me do - thank you!”

"When I had a big speech coming up, Dana’s help was invaluable. She found just the right words to express what I wanted to say."

Fanny Trataros
Hellenic-American Bankers Association
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2019-08-31T05:35:12+00:00

Fanny Trataros
Hellenic-American Bankers Association
New York City

"When I had a big speech coming up, Dana’s help was invaluable. She found just the right words to express what I wanted to say."

"Your coaching was incredibly helpful. I’m so much more at ease hosting my radio show thanks to you."

Allison Brecher
The NonProfit Voice
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-30T21:02:47+00:00

Allison Brecher
The NonProfit Voice
New York City

"Your coaching was incredibly helpful. I’m so much more at ease hosting my radio show thanks to you."

“She asked us to reflect on questions that got to the heart of who we were and ended by asking us to make a commitment to our own future.”

Kimberley Marcus
Organizer TEDx Tarrytown
Tarrytown NY

Rubin&Co.
2019-03-29T12:03:53+00:00

Kimberley Marcus
Organizer TEDx Tarrytown
Tarrytown NY

“She asked us to reflect on questions that got to the heart of who we were and ended by asking us to make a commitment to our own future.”

“Dana understands thought leadership. She’s a thought partner, an expert who guides you in bridging the gap between what you want to say as a leader and the results you're striving to achieve.”

John Santoro
Leadership Communications
Pfizer
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-30T21:04:07+00:00

John Santoro
Leadership Communications
Pfizer
New York City

“Dana understands thought leadership. She’s a thought partner, an expert who guides you in bridging the gap between what you want to say as a leader and the results you're striving to achieve.”

“Dana has strong clear ideas and a critical understanding of communication strategy that allow her to create substantive, thoughtful plans and bring them to life.”

W. Scott Horne
Communications Director
KPMG
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-30T21:00:32+00:00

W. Scott Horne
Communications Director
KPMG
New York City

“Dana has strong clear ideas and a critical understanding of communication strategy that allow her to create substantive, thoughtful plans and bring them to life.”

“When I had to make a high stakes presentation, Dana played a critical role in helping me craft my story and create powerful visuals.”

Jennifer Tyler Lee
Author
"The 52 New Food Challenge: A Family Cooking Adventure"
San Francisco

Rubin&Co.
2017-11-06T14:02:25+00:00

Jennifer Tyler Lee
Author
"The 52 New Food Challenge: A Family Cooking Adventure"
San Francisco

“When I had to make a high stakes presentation, Dana played a critical role in helping me craft my story and create powerful visuals.”

“She's nimble with ideas and can shape an argument to make the biggest impact. My op-ed benefited tremendously from her guidance and made it into a national publication.”

Valerie Brender
Rukin Hyland
San Francisco

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-30T21:03:29+00:00

Valerie Brender
Rukin Hyland
San Francisco

“She's nimble with ideas and can shape an argument to make the biggest impact. My op-ed benefited tremendously from her guidance and made it into a national publication.”
“Dana encouraged and pushed me the right way. I felt great on stage and have gotten pretty incredible feedback. Huge thumbs up!”

Connie Yowell
CEO
Collective Shift
Chicago

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-31T19:14:46+00:00

Connie Yowell
CEO
Collective Shift
Chicago

“Dana encouraged and pushed me the right way. I felt great on stage and have gotten pretty incredible feedback. Huge thumbs up!”
“Dana has strong clear ideas and a critical understanding of communication strategy that allow her to create substantive, thoughtful plans and bring them to life.”

W. Scott Horne
Communications Director
KPMG
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-31T19:15:35+00:00

W. Scott Horne
Communications Director
KPMG
New York City

“Dana has strong clear ideas and a critical understanding of communication strategy that allow her to create substantive, thoughtful plans and bring them to life.”
"Your coaching was incredibly helpful. I’m so much more at ease hosting my radio show thanks to you."

Allison Brecher
The NonProfit Voice
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-31T19:16:21+00:00

Allison Brecher
The NonProfit Voice
New York City

"Your coaching was incredibly helpful. I’m so much more at ease hosting my radio show thanks to you."
“She's nimble with ideas and can shape an argument to make the biggest impact. My op-ed benefited tremendously from her guidance and made it into a national publication.”

Valerie Brender
Rukin Hyland
San Francisco

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-31T19:17:04+00:00

Valerie Brender
Rukin Hyland
San Francisco

“She's nimble with ideas and can shape an argument to make the biggest impact. My op-ed benefited tremendously from her guidance and made it into a national publication.”
“Dana understands thought leadership. She’s a thought partner, an expert who guides you in bridging the gap between what you want to say as a leader and the results you're striving to achieve.”

John Santoro
Leadership Communications
Pfizer
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-31T19:17:58+00:00

John Santoro
Leadership Communications
Pfizer
New York City

“Dana understands thought leadership. She’s a thought partner, an expert who guides you in bridging the gap between what you want to say as a leader and the results you're striving to achieve.”
“Dana was the catalyst I needed to start my speaking career. She made me dig deep to find my story, then coached my performance until it resonated with the audience. I couldn't have done it without you.”

Vern Oakley
CEO and Creative Director
Tribe Pictures
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-31T19:18:40+00:00

Vern Oakley
CEO and Creative Director
Tribe Pictures
New York City

“Dana was the catalyst I needed to start my speaking career. She made me dig deep to find my story, then coached my performance until it resonated with the audience. I couldn't have done it without you.”
“I hired Dana to coach me in preparation for a big presentation, and not only did she help tremendously with my delivery style, she helped me create tight and compelling stories and key messaging.”

Emily Wakeling
Executive Director
Catalyst
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-31T19:19:31+00:00

Emily Wakeling
Executive Director
Catalyst
New York City

“I hired Dana to coach me in preparation for a big presentation, and not only did she help tremendously with my delivery style, she helped me create tight and compelling stories and key messaging.”
“As an academic preparing to give a TEDx talk about implicit gender bias in venture funding, I worked with Dana to distill my message and clearly communicate my research findings. I highly recommend her to any woman looking to achieve her full leadership potential.”

Dana Kanze
Columbia Business School
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-31T19:20:16+00:00

Dana Kanze
Columbia Business School
New York City

“As an academic preparing to give a TEDx talk about implicit gender bias in venture funding, I worked with Dana to distill my message and clearly communicate my research findings. I highly recommend her to any woman looking to achieve her full leadership potential.”
"Dana worked with our senior team on every aspect of thought leadership - from idea generation and content creation to messaging and positioning for internal and external audiences. She helped us grow a culture of thought leadership."

Chloe Wood
Global Marketing & Communications Pearlfisher
London

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-31T19:20:55+00:00

Chloe Wood
Global Marketing & Communications Pearlfisher
London

"Dana worked with our senior team on every aspect of thought leadership - from idea generation and content creation to messaging and positioning for internal and external audiences. She helped us grow a culture of thought leadership."
"When I had to pitch my idea in front of top executives for a company-wide contest, Dana helped me write the script and showed me how to connect with the audience. With her help I made it to the finals!"

Magda Stenzel
NBCUniversal
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-10-31T19:21:31+00:00

Magda Stenzel
NBCUniversal
New York City

"When I had to pitch my idea in front of top executives for a company-wide contest, Dana helped me write the script and showed me how to connect with the audience. With her help I made it to the finals!"
"Dana, thank you for coaching me with my Ignite-style presentation. It’s a lighting-quick, challenging format, but with your help, I was able to distill my message and deliver it powerfully."

Janine Buis
GrowthTera
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-11-01T18:30:10+00:00

Janine Buis
GrowthTera
New York City

"Dana, thank you for coaching me with my Ignite-style presentation. It’s a lighting-quick, challenging format, but with your help, I was able to distill my message and deliver it powerfully."

“What stands out about Dana is her instinct for storytelling. She has a knack for teasing out the anecdotes, incidents, and stories that reveal something unique while conveying larger truths. I saw her do this over and over with speeches she wrote for Deloitte's senior executives.”


Mark Weinberg
Weinberg Communications
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-11-01T21:15:06+00:00

Mark Weinberg
Weinberg Communications
New York City

“What stands out about Dana is her instinct for storytelling. She has a knack for teasing out the anecdotes, incidents, and stories that reveal something unique while conveying larger truths. I saw her do this over and over with speeches she wrote for Deloitte's senior executives.”

“We need more visible female leaders in the legal field - women who speak out, share their expertise, and lead discussions of the day. That’s exactly what Dana helped me do - thank you!”


Sharon Rowen
Attorney, filmmaker
Director and producer of the documentary
"Balancing the Scales”
Atlanta
 

Rubin&Co.
2017-11-05T22:35:42+00:00

Sharon Rowen
Attorney, filmmaker
Director and producer of the documentary
"Balancing the Scales”
Atlanta
 

“We need more visible female leaders in the legal field - women who speak out, share their expertise, and lead discussions of the day. That’s exactly what Dana helped me do - thank you!”

“When I had to make a high stakes presentation, Dana played a critical role in helping me craft my story and create powerful visuals.”


Jennifer Tyler Lee
Author
"The 52 New Food Challenge: A Family Cooking Adventure"
San Francisco

Rubin&Co.
2017-11-06T14:03:23+00:00

Jennifer Tyler Lee
Author
"The 52 New Food Challenge: A Family Cooking Adventure"
San Francisco

“When I had to make a high stakes presentation, Dana played a critical role in helping me craft my story and create powerful visuals.”

“She quickly understood my business and crafted an action plan that’s jam packed with smart recommendations. She understands that in this tough marketplace, your ideas really have to stand out.”


Laura Kriska
Author
"The Accidental Office Lady: An American Woman in Corporate Japan"
New York City

Rubin&Co.
2017-11-06T14:05:23+00:00

Laura Kriska
Author
"The Accidental Office Lady: An American Woman in Corporate Japan"
New York City

“She quickly understood my business and crafted an action plan that’s jam packed with smart recommendations. She understands that in this tough marketplace, your ideas really have to stand out.”

“She asked us to reflect on questions that got to the heart of who we were and ended by asking us to make a commitment to our own future.”


Kimberley Marcus
Organizer TEDx Tarrytown
Tarrytown NY

 

Rubin&Co.
2019-03-29T12:01:01+00:00

Kimberley Marcus
Organizer TEDx Tarrytown
Tarrytown NY

 

“She asked us to reflect on questions that got to the heart of who we were and ended by asking us to make a commitment to our own future.”

"When I had a big speech coming up, Dana’s help was invaluable. She found just the right words to express what I wanted to say."


Fanny Trataros
Hellenic-American Bankers Association
New York City

 

Rubin&Co.
2019-08-31T05:39:01+00:00

Fanny Trataros
Hellenic-American Bankers Association
New York City

 

"When I had a big speech coming up, Dana’s help was invaluable. She found just the right words to express what I wanted to say."
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