Author of The Soul Switch (Sounds True)
Vanessa Loder is an inspirational keynote speaker and sought-after expert on women’s leadership, mindfulness, stress management and sustainable success. After spending close to a decade working in finance on Wall Street and Silicon Valley, Vanessa felt that she had climbed to the top of the wrong ladder. Her personal transformation and soul awakening, subsequent research, and work have led to helping thousands of brilliant, overwhelmed women finding their way back to soul. Vanessa’s work has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, the Huffington Post and Glamour magazine, among others. On top of her TEDx talk “How To Lean In Without Burning Out,” Vanessa has empowered over 12,000 people through her online courses and guided meditations, which have been streamed globally. She received her MBA from Stanford University and her BA from Columbia University, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude. She is also a certified Executive Coach, trained in Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Past Life Regression Therapy and Vipassana Meditation. Vanessa currently lives in Lafayette, CA with her husband and two children, who remind her to take “mommy time-outs” when she’s about to lose her marbles. Her book The Soul Switch is forthcoming with Sounds True.