Sara Canuso is a leading authority on women in the workplace. She is the founder and president of Women That Influence, a Philadelphia-based consulting firm that inspires women to shift their mindsets to maximize their potential and to achieve a higher level of success both personally and professionally. Through speaking engagements, corporate seminars, workshops and her book, You’ve Always Had the Power, Sara shares her “empower, elevate, and impact” philosophy to thousands of people every year.
Sara’s dedication to advancing women began one morning when she woke up and realized she could have a bigger life. She left her job in image branding and began her journey to uplift women in the workplace, using her expertise to share this greater message. Sara relies on innovation, creativity and an incredible drive to transform the lives of countless professionals through various platforms.
One of Sara’s signature programs, The Power of Influence, helps women harness their influence by teaching them to leverage their talents, value their contributions and create power through their inner, as well as outer, image. Companies hire Sara to deliver this and other programs to attract and retain talented employees. Recent corporate clients include GSK, Home Depot, Exelon and Comcast, to name a few.
An impassioned and personable speaker, Sara has presented at numerous conferences and events, sharing the stage with luminaries such as Hillary Clinton, Suze Orman, Robin Roberts, Madeline Albright, Bette Midler and others. She has been the keynote speaker at a number of conferences, including the Pennsylvania Conference for Women, the Princeton Chamber of Commerce Women’s Conference, the American Bar Association Women’s Rainmaking and Women in Technology.
Sara’s perspective on the significance of personal image has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, NBC, CBS and KYW radio, among others. She also has written for corporate America and in the Legal Intelligencer, Philadelphia Business Journal, Westlaw Journal, the Philadelphia Maven, Legal Intelligencer and the Burlington County Straight Word.