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Nina Godiwalla

2011 Speaker


Nina Godiwalla is a recognized expert on leadership, diversity and women in the business world. She is the bestselling author of “Suits: A Woman on Wall Street,” which The New York Times describes as the “‘Devil Wears Prada’ of investment banking.” The book is an insider’s perspective on her experience at Morgan Stanley from an outsider’s point of view. She writes as a woman, second-generation Indian American and Texan. USA Today chose “Suits as a top pick, and FORTUNE Magazine calls it a “must read.” Godiwalla is also the CEO of MindWorks, which provides stress management and meditation training to corporations and other professional organizations. In addition to running MindWorks, she is an industry leader for The Wall Street Journal Women in the Economy Executive Task Force, expert for TIME Magazine career column, leadership instructor for University of Texas MBA program and writer for Wharton Magazine. Before becoming an international speaker, Godiwalla spent almost a decade working for Fortune 500 corporations. She is often featured in major media including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, CNN, ABC News and NBC. She has a M.B.A. from Wharton, a master’s from Dartmouth and a B.B.A. from the University of Texas.