Lynn Gangone is dean of Colorado Women’s College and a champion of women’s leadership in the new economy. She is often called upon for her expert opinion by organizations like USA Today, The Shriver Report, PBS, TEDxMileHigh, TIAA-CREF and others who are interested in empowering women through education and business leadership. She writes on women’s leadership development and advancement, and has an upcoming chapter in “Women and Leadership in Higher Education” to be published by the International Leadership Association this year. She serves on the faculty of a number of US-based leadership development institutes, as well as keynotes at various local, national, and international conferences and seminars on women’s leadership and the status of women and girls. Lynn is the 2014 Colorado Women’s Forum president; when she’s not working to advance women and girls she is traveling or walking and hiking in the Rocky Mountains with her fabulous dogs and her human companion.