Kathy Caprino

Tagline: Leadership Speaker

Talent Highlights

  • Internationally-Recognized Expert: Kathy Caprino, M.A., is renowned worldwide as a leading authority in women’s career empowerment, with a reputation for delivering transformative insights and practical strategies for success.
  • Unique Blend of Experience: With 18 years of corporate executive experience and 15 years as a women’s career coach, researcher, and therapist, Kathy brings a rare combination of corporate expertise and therapeutic insight to her work.
  • Trailblazing Research: Kathy’s groundbreaking research on women’s careers has shed light on the unique challenges they face and has paved the way for innovative solutions, earning her acclaim as a thought leader in the field.
  • Engaging Speaker: As a sought-after speaker, Kathy captivates audiences with her dynamic presentations, engaging storytelling, and actionable advice, leaving attendees inspired and empowered to embrace bravery in their lives and work.
  • Trusted Advisor: Kathy’s authentic, courageous, and compassionate approach to coaching has earned her a reputation as a trusted advisor, helping women navigate professional and personal challenges with confidence and resilience.

Keynote Topics

Close Your Power Gaps And Reach Your Highest, Most Thrilling Potential

This transformative program is designed expressly for professional women of all levels (and the men and women who lead and manage them) who wish to address and close the 7 damaging power gaps that hold professionals back today from achieving their highest and most thrilling visions and goals for their work and careers.

Drawing on Kathy Caprino new book — The Most Powerful You: 7 Bravery-Boosting Paths to Career Bliss (HarperCollins Leadership and Murdoch Books, July 2020) – this power-growth framework has been honed and developed through Kathy’s 16 years of coaching, consulting and leadership training with professionals across 26 countries and 6 continents – and through her work as a senior Forbes contributor, media source and speaker.

Based on experience as a senior executive in the corporate arena and her years as a marriage and family therapist and career & leadership coach — Kathy’s Power Boost framework and model for change helps professional women around the world access more strength, influence, authority and impact so they can reach their highest potential and make the positive difference they long to.

In this program, Kathy Caprino explores what she has found to be the 7 most prevalent power gaps women face, where they came from, and offers specific strategies, solutions and tips for closing those gaps once and for all.

The Key Takeaways from this program are:

  • What are the factors that contribute to women developing these 7 power gaps
  • How are these gaps different for women vs. men and how do they keep us from happier, more successful lives and careers?
  • What are the most effective strategies for building more power and confidence in our work and our lives?
  • How do women address the push-back they receive when they are demonstrating true confidence and assertiveness?
  • How can we communicate with authority and power while retaining our authentic style and approach to managing employees and other work relationships as we wish to?
  • What is the ONE most important step we can take today to access more power and influence, and why is that step so essential to our success?
  • How can we build stronger relationships and support to help us reach our highest and best visions and goals? 

Finally, how can we identify our true purpose and leverage that purpose through our existing talents and abilities, to be in service of others and make the difference we long to?

Work and Motivate More Powerfully Today

In this program, Kathy Caprino, M.A. – dubbed “America’s Breakthrough Coach” for women — shares critical information culled from her 13 years of research and work with professional women, as well as her work as a Senior Contributor on Forbes, a top media expert on career issues, a former corporate VP, a marriage and family therapist, and career adviser.

Drawing on her in-depth qualitative and quantitative research, and career advising and teaching with over 13,000 women around the world, and her Amazing Career Project courses, Coach Certification training, and leadership development work, Kathy Caprino shares the 5 critical steps that will lead professional women to bravely stand up for who they are, and honor their values, style and priorities more effectively, to achieve the leadership and professional visions they dream of.

And she sheds light on what’s necessary in our cultures, families and organizational systems to foster courage and strength, and build braver and more flexible, diverse and innovative cultures.

Kathy Caprino shares powerful learning too as one who left her unhappy professional identity behind, and totally transformed her own life – forging a totally new path that allowed her to honor her unique passions, talents and values, and a build a thriving business around it.

The role of bravery in leading, managing and inspiring others in powerful and positive ways towards common goals

How true bravery is often suppressed and misunderstood in standard leadership training today

Why intense bravery and commitment is needed to address the challenges of your organization in terms of equality, equity and fairness

The five most damaging blocks to bravery and how to overcome them

How our cultural beliefs suppress bravery and sabotage our authentic goal-setting and communication processes
The 6 dominant action styles and how to recognize and honor your own while embracing diversity of styles in your organization
How bravely leading your own life is an essential precursor to effective organizational leadership
Powerful strategies for accessing more bravery, authenticity and empowerment in your work as a leader and inspiring change agent

Travels from:

  • Stamford, CT

Fee Range:

  • Fees* On Request




Kathy Caprino, M.A., stands at the forefront of empowering women in their careers and leadership journeys. As an internationally-recognized women’s career and executive coach, writer, leadership trainer, and sought-after speaker, Kathy embodies a unique blend of corporate expertise, coaching prowess, and therapeutic insight. With a career spanning 18 years as a corporate executive and 15 […]

Kathy Caprino, M.A., stands at the forefront of empowering women in their careers and leadership journeys. As an internationally-recognized women’s career and executive coach, writer, leadership trainer, and sought-after speaker, Kathy embodies a unique blend of corporate expertise, coaching prowess, and therapeutic insight. With a career spanning 18 years as a corporate executive and 15 years as a women’s career coach, researcher, Senior Forbes contributor, and trained therapist, Kathy brings unparalleled depth and breadth to her work. Her mission is to guide women towards ‘finding brave’ in their lives and careers, unlocking their passion, power, and purpose to build fulfilling and impactful careers.

Kathy Caprino | Leadership Speaker

Expertise and Background:

With over three decades of combined experience as a corporate executive and a pioneer in women’s career coaching, Kathy Caprino is a trusted authority in the field. Her journey began in the corporate world, where she spent 18 years honing her skills and rising through the ranks. Drawing from this wealth of experience, Kathy transitioned into coaching, leveraging her insights to empower women to navigate the complexities of the professional landscape.

Kathy’s expertise lies in her ability to delve deep into the core of professional and personal challenges, offering authentic, courageous, and compassionate guidance. Through her coaching, she equips women with the tools and strategies needed to overcome obstacles, tap into their inner strength, and unlock their full potential. As a prolific writer and Senior Forbes contributor, Kathy shares her insights with a global audience, sparking conversations and catalyzing change.

Her groundbreaking research on women’s careers has shed light on the unique challenges they face and has paved the way for innovative solutions. Kathy’s work has been featured in prominent media outlets, and she is frequently sought after as a speaker at conferences, workshops, and corporate events worldwide. Her dynamic presentations captivate audiences, leaving them inspired and empowered to embrace bravery and harness their positive power for personal and professional growth.

Why Kathy Caprino Should Be Booked:

Event planners seeking to inspire and empower their audience need look no further than Kathy Caprino. With her unparalleled expertise and dynamic speaking style, Kathy delivers transformative experiences that leave a lasting impact. Her ability to connect with audiences on a profound level, coupled with her practical strategies for success, makes her an invaluable asset for any event.

Kathy’s message resonates with women from all walks of life, offering them the tools and encouragement they need to navigate their careers with confidence and purpose. Whether addressing a room full of executives or aspiring professionals, Kathy’s insights are universally applicable and deeply transformative. By booking Kathy Caprino, event planners can ensure that their audience leaves feeling empowered, inspired, and equipped to embrace their full potential.

Why Event Planners Should Use Speakers Inc:

Event planners face a myriad of challenges when sourcing speakers for their events, from ensuring relevance and expertise to coordinating logistics and managing budgets. Speakers Inc provides a solution to these challenges, offering a curated roster of top-tier speakers like Kathy Caprino who are guaranteed to deliver exceptional experiences.

With Speakers Inc, event planners can access a diverse selection of speakers across various industries and topics, streamlining the booking process and ensuring a seamless experience from start to finish. From keynote presentations to workshops and panel discussions, Speakers Inc offers comprehensive support every step of the way, allowing event planners to focus on creating unforgettable experiences for their audience.

Summary and Conclusion:

In summary, Kathy Caprino, M.A., is a trailblazer in the field of women’s career empowerment, leveraging her unique blend of corporate experience, coaching expertise, and therapeutic insight to inspire change and activate bravery in individuals worldwide. With a career spanning over three decades, Kathy has established herself as a trusted authority and sought-after speaker, captivating audiences with her dynamic presentations and practical strategies for success.

Through her work as a coach, writer, and speaker, Kathy empowers women to unlock their full potential, guiding them towards fulfilling and impactful careers. Event planners seeking to inspire and empower their audience can trust Kathy to deliver transformative experiences that leave a lasting impact. By partnering with Speakers Inc, event planners can access a curated selection of top-tier speakers like Kathy Caprino, ensuring a seamless and unforgettable event experience for all.

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