Sample Projects Include:

Development of leadership program for a major international investment bank

    • Assessment, feedback and coaching for VP level women and above
    • Development of seminar program employing in-house and external expert        speakers
    • Creation of workbook for ongoing development
    • Facilitation of discussion during breakout sessions and follow up of network        generation
    • Mentoring and small group sessions for high potential women

Sample Lectures Include:

Katzman MA. It starts with you. Keynote address given to the Columbia Women’s Business Society, Columbia University, New York, NY.

Katzman MA. Enhancing confidence and competence at work. Bermuda Chapter, CPCU Society.

Katzman MA. Fabulous failures. Bermuda Chapter, CPCU Society.

Katzman MA. Women, power and money. University of Pennsylvania Alumni Weekend. Philadelphia, PA.

Katzman MA. Change! 100 (or 20) women in hedge funds. 100 Women in Hedge Funds Conference. New York, NY.

Katzman MA. Creating a female style of management: Leadership for the 90′s. Keynote Address given to the Hong Kong Association of Business and Professional Women. Hong Kong.

Katzman MA. The woman who puts others before herself. Invited discussant at the 2nd International Conference on Psychotherapy for the Chinese. Chinese University. Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong.

Katzman MA. He just doesn’t get it! Gender differences in communication styles. Workshop given to the American Women’s Association. Hong Kong.

Katzman MA. Women helping women: The bright and dark side of female relationships. Seminar presented at the Renfrew Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

Katzman MA. Understanding the difference in male and female communication styles. An employee education seminar presented at Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A. Brooklyn, NY.

Katzman MA. How to succeed in business without burning out. Lecture presented to the Association of Women in Legal Departments. New York, NY.

Many female Katzman Consulting clients have been highly recognized in their fields, from public policy to media, legal services, finance and consumer goods.

For example:

Sherice Torres, Senior Vice President of Global Home Entertainment for Nickelodeon Consumer Products; Senior BadAssMama-in-Chief, BadAssMama Enterprises, Inc.
25 Influential Black Women in Business, The Network Journal; Leadership Luminary in the Communications Industry, NAMIC (National Association for Multiethnicity in Communications); Next Generation Leader’s Award and Career Excellence Award from the National Urban League.

Lisa Rabbe, Head of Public Policy, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Credit Suisse
100 Most Influential Women in Finance, Financial News.

Kristin Frank, Executive VP, Connected Content Group, Viacom Music and Logo Group
2015, One of Cynopsis Media’s “Top Women in Digital Awards: Corporate Visionary Award” recipients; and Cablefax’s “Digital Hot List.”
2014, Selected to Variety’s “Power of Women: NY Impact List”
2010, one of Digital Media Wire’s “25 Digital Executives to Watch in 2010”
Additiontally a Betsy Magness Leadership Institute Fellow, Women in Cable and Telecommunications Graduate, Center for Creative Leadership

Karin Forseke, Chairman of Alliance Trust, PLC
100 Most Influential People in European Capital Markets, Financial News; The Félix Neubergh Lecture 2007, Gothenburg University.

Andrea Olshan, CEO, Olshan Properties
2014 – One of BISNOW’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Commercial Real Estate

Karen Driscoll, Marketing Services at Sesame Workshop and formally marketing executive at Nickelodeon
Cable & Telecommunications Association (CTAM) Mark Awards (Gold and Silver); CTAM’s Excellence in Multicultural Marketing Award (First Place); 2006 Multichannel News ‘40 under 40’ issue, featured as one of cable’s “most innovative and formative players at work today.”

Vivian Polak, Founder Red Thread Good; former Dewey & LeBoeuf, Partner
2010 winner “Women Worth Watching” achievement award, nominated by colleagues, peers and mentors for their initiative and achievements,” these are women of purpose and drive who represent diversity within their spheres of influence.”

“Melanie Katzman offers a rare mix of compassionate listening, strong strategic thinking, academic grounding and good humor. She adds special value for women’s leadership issues as she readily understands the tensions and can relate to the needs of many prominent and successful women.”

Valerie Yanni, Global Head of Talent Development and Training, Endurance Services Ltd., Bermuda & USA; formally VP/Manager Executive Development Credit Suisse; Co-Head/Manager, Training and Performance Development Nasdaq Stock Market.