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Nancy Ancowitz

Nancy Ancowitz is the author of Self-Promotion for Introverts®. As a presentation and career coach, she helps clients—introverts and extroverts alike—with vital career-building and leadership skills. She teaches public speaking, business writing, and other career advancement skills at New York University. Nancy previously served as a marketing vice president at JP Morgan Chase & Co., and before that she was with Citibank, where she received an outstanding achievement award for her innovations in creating proposals for international clients. A blogger for Psychology Today and, Nancy’s work has been covered by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, WABC-TV, and CIO, Entrepreneur, and O, The Oprah Magazine. Having studied Argentine tango, she wrote a play inspired by this hauntingly beautiful art form. A staged reading of her Hablo, Diablo played to sellout audiences at the West Side Center of the 92nd Street Y and was featured in New York magazine. To learn more about Nancy’s work, visit

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Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker is an award-winning global thought leader with experience in strategy, public policy, crisis management and anticipation.  THE GRAY RHINO: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore. She founded Gray Rhino & Company in 2015 to help decision makers and investors strategize responses to “gray rhino” risks that are neglected despite -and all too often because of- their obviousness. Recognized as a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and a Guggenheim Fellow, Michele has been interviewed frequently by major international media. Her previous leadership positions include Vice President for Studies at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs; President of the World Policy Institute; and Latin America Bureau Chief at International Financing Review. She also has taught master’s students at the School for International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. She studied tango from 1997-2001 and recently took up the dance again. Visit her online at and