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Kathryn Sollmann

Helping women find the work that fits their lives for long-term financial security

Speaker and Media Resource on Work+Life Topics

  • The truth about the glass ceiling: why most women only want to lean in halfway
  • Why there’s never a “perfect” time to work—and how flexible work helps “sandwich generation” women nurture children, aging parents and financial security
  • It’s not just divorce: all the life “you never knows” that make opting out of work unwise for even affluent women
  • Flexibility without chaos: simple changes corporations can make to retain high-potential women
  • Growing old is not an option: why women need paychecks to save for their own “elder care” and up to four aging parents
  • Work flexibility is not a fairytale: how non-traditional opportunities are easily found at smaller companies
  • Beyond “9 to 5”: how the emerging freelance economy is creating optimal work for mothers
  • How to make a professional pitch for flexibility in a full-time job
  • How to return to work after a long hiatus and avoid the corporate grind you left behind
  • Why it’s always “worth it” to work: how savings from even part-time work adds up over time
  • The entrepreneurial option: can women take on caregiving role #3?
  • Why it still makes sense to work if childcare costs eat up most or all of your paycheck

Speaking Credits

9 Lives for Women “Make Work Fit Life” Event | The WIN Summit (Women’s Insights in the Art of Negotiating) | CBS News | NBC Today Show | Ellevate Network | Ivy Exec| Forté Foundation | MomCorps | Ladies Launch Club | Working Motherhood | School and Community Organizations

Media Mentions

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Speaker Reviews

"Thought-provoking dialogue! I’ve always felt there was a void of conversation around the importance of work/life and making it all fit. Well done by you! Women left the event feeling motivated and inspired." K.L., Fairfield, CT

"You really helped so many women understand what kind of flexible work is possible and how to go about achieving a new situation…" S.W., New York, NY

"Your moderating was on the highest level that I’ve experienced in professional development events…" C.M., Tarrytown, NY

"A resounding success. High value content for current and returning professionals…" L.P., Somers, NY

"Very inspiring—your remarks shed much new promising light to the future. Feeling very empowered with a new career wingspan—thanks to your vision." M.M., Easton, CT

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