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Melinda Marshall


Melinda Marshall

Melinda Marshall, executive vice president and director of publications at the Center for Talent Innovation, drives the Center's research on innovation, sponsorship, and leadership. She has coauthored articles for the Harvard Business Review, including "How Diversity Can Drive Innovation" and "The Relationship You Need to Get Right;" and CTI reports including Innovation, Diversity and Market Growth as well as Sponsor Effect 2.0. Her most recent blog, "Looking for Innovation in All the Wrong Places," appeared in the Stanford Social Innovation Review. Having completed "Women Want Five Things," a study of women's ambition and relationship to power, she helped drive the Center's 11-country study of leadership competencies (Growing Global Executives: The New Competencies) and Out in the World: Securing LGBT Rights in the Global Marketplace. A journalist, editor, and former national humor columnist, she has published 11 books in collaboration, and is the author of the award-winning Good Enough Mothers: Changing Expectations for Ourselves. Her articles have appeared in 18 national magazines, including the Harvard Business Review, Parenting, and Ladies Home Journal. A magna cum laude graduate of Duke University, she earned her Master's in Human Rights Studies at Columbia University.

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AffiliationCenter for Talent Innovation
LocationNew York City