Our Team


Dana is the founder and CEO of Speaking While Female, and a consultant, speaker, and trainer. She’s a former financial journalist for Bloomberg News and Institutional Investor, covering the reinsurance and insurance markets. She created The Speaking While Female Speech Bank and is a recognized expert on the history of women’s speech.


Howard has advised, trained and coached senior executives and management for 25 years. He has held senior corporate communication roles at McKinsey & Company, Weber Shandwick, Philip Morris USA, and property and casualty insurer Towers Group Companies. He’s the author of 11 children’s and humor books that have sold more than 1.3 million copies.

SpeakingWhileFemale is a strategic communications firm that develops your talent, expertise, and intellectual assets.