Deborah Swiss is an author, speaker, and consultant with a specialty in women's history, gender equity, and work/life balance. Her latest book, The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women, won runner-up honors in 2011 for Best Non-Fiction book, awarded by the American Society of Journalists and Authors and was selected by Reader's Digest Australia and New Zealand for their 2012 Encounters series. She has appeared on The Today Show in the United States and on ABC Radio across Australia. Deborah holds her master's and doctorate from Harvard University and her B.A. magna cum laude from Bowdoin College.
Deborah's first book, Women and the Work/Family Dilemma, identified solutions forged by 900 women for achieving success as a mother and a professional. Her second book, Women Breaking Through: Overcoming the Final 10 Obstacles at Work, chronicles how women themselves are taking action to ensure their own equal opportunity, and, in so doing, change the unwritten rules of work. Ms. Swiss is a contributing author to Shared Purpose: Working Together to Build Strong Families and High-Performance Companies. Her third book, The Male Mind at Work: A Woman's Guide to Working with Men examines how gender defines our work experience. A Los Angeles Times Syndicate review compared The Male Mind at Work to Hennig and Jardim's classic The Managerial Woman. Packed with candid accounts from 52 male CEO's and executives, it contains realistic strategies for women who want to rise above gender politics without sacrificing their own identities and unique strengths. Swiss's work has received attention in Time, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, and The Federal Glass Ceiling Commission Report.