Avery Blank

Avery Blank strategizes with individuals and organizations worldwide to help them attain their business, leadership, career, and policy goals. Bloomberg Law, Stanford Law, the National Association of Women Lawyers, and the Maryland Daily Record have recognized Blank for her work in strategy, women’s leadership, and policy.

She has worked in the public sector at all levels of government including experience at the Executive Office of the President of the United States, the private sector at Johnson & Johnson, and non-profit consulting with the University of Maryland Center for Health & Homeland Security.

Blank’s writing has appeared in journals and publications, including The Washington Post, Forbes, TIME, Fortune, The World Economic Forum, Fast Company, LeanIn.Org, and Levo League. She speaks on many issues, including women’s leadership and
equality, business impact, millennial engagement, strategic positioning, negotiation, career advancement, social media presence and influence, gender policy, and political engagement. Blank has spoken at the U.S. Department of State, Oxford University’s Power Shift Forum, Women in Strategy Summit, the National Diversity Women’s Business Leadership Conference, and Propelify Innovation Festival; for the American Bar Association and Harvard Law School; and trained women lawyers and law students at the Ms. JD Conference.

She is a Board Member with the American Bar Association’s Legal Career Central and a member of the Editorial Board of the Public Lawyer. Blank sits on the Advisory Council with The Wilson Center’s Women in Public Service Project. She is a Tribeca Disruptor Innovation Fellow, Aspen Ideas Festival Scholar, and SheSource Expert with the Women’s Media Center.

Blank graduated as a Rose Zetzer Fellow with a J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law and holds a B.A. in English and Spanish from Colgate University.

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