MINDA HARTS is the best-selling and award-winning author of The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table as well as Right Within: How to Heal from Racial Trauma in the Workplace. Also her first YA book is titled You Are More Than Magic. Harts is a highly sought-after speaker and thought-leader, frequently presenting on the topics of advancing women of color, leadership, diversity, and management at companies like Nike, Google, JP Morgan, Aspen Ideas Festival, Dreamforce, The Atlantic Festival, Forbes Inclusion in The Workplace, and DraftKings to name a few.
She is an assistant professor of public service at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and the founder of The Memo LLC, a career development company. In 2020, Harts was named by LinkedIn as the number one Top Voice for Equity in the Workplace. In 2022, she was named by Business Insider as one the the top 100 People Transforming Business. Additionally, Harts was chosen by Marie Claire magazine in 2022 to participate in Power Trip, where the year’s Top Women Movers and Shakers participate in an all-expense paid trip to network with each other. She has a weekly career podcast for women of color, titled Secure the Seat.