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Meet Selena

It's time to make your presence felt

Selena Rezvani

Leadership Speaker, Mom

+ Confidence Creator

Selena Rezvani is a recognized author, speaker, and consultant on leadership. Her newest book - the instant Wall Street Journal bestseller - Quick Confidence (Wiley, May 2023), was born out of a viral newsletter she started in 2020, to help people build their confidence through small actions.

Selena is also the author of the bestseller, Pushback: How Smart Women Ask — and Stand Up — for What They Want (Jossey-Bass, 2012) , which focuses on the unmatched power of negotiation skills in women's career advancement, and was recognized with an Axiom Business Book Award. Selena's first book, The Next Generation of Women Leaders (Praeger), was published in 2009. 

Having amassed over 500,000 followers on social media, Selena creates daily video content on leadership and has been recognized by The Washington Post, Bloomberg, as a LinkedIn Top Voice and as a 'Fast Company top career creator'. Her experience and success in the leadership arena make Rezvani a frequent resource for news media and an in-demand business speaker. She has been quoted, interviewed, and profiled by CareerBuilder, The Wall Street Journal,, The LA Times, Marie Claire, NBC television, and ABC television.


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She writes today for NBC's Know Your Value.  In addition, Rezvani wrote an award-winning column on women and leadership for The Washington Post. In 2018, she gave a TEDx talk entitled, Interrupting Gender Bias Through Meeting Culture, which was recognized with a Croly Journalism Award.

Rezvani's professional speaking credits include the following organizations, among many others: SAP, Microsoft, Harvard University, The Clinton Foundation, eBay, Accenture, Johnson & Johnson, GoDaddy, Princeton University, and the Forte Foundation Conference.

Selena also provides strategic consulting for clients who want to implement inclusion strategies with a focus on the advancement of women. She received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Social Work degrees from New York University, and has an MBA from Johns Hopkins, where she received the Edward Stegman CPA Memorial Award for Academic Excellence.

Selena is available for interviews, expert commentary, features, Q&As and select byline opportunities. Please contact Katie Schnack, Smith Publicity, at

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