Mastering Your Inner Critic and 7 Other High Hurdles to Advancement
Photo courtesy of Liza Andrews

Photo courtesy of Liza Andrews


SUSAN MACKENTY BRADY inspires, educates, and ignites leaders globally on fostering a mindset of inclusion and self-awareness. As an expert in the advancement of women leaders, Susan advises C-level executives on how to create gender parity in organizations and motivates women to fully realize—and manifest—their leadership potential.

Susan led the launch of Linkage’s work in Advancing Women Leaders and Inclusive Leadership and led the field research behind the 7 Leadership Hurdles Women Leaders Face in the Workforce™.

As Executive Vice President of Linkage Solutions, Susan oversees the growth of Linkage’s two global solution areas: Purposeful Leadership & Advancing Women Leaders. She founded and now serves as co-chair of Linkage’s Women in Leadership Institute™, now in its 19th year and which boasts a network of over 10,000 alumni worldwide.

Susan resides in the Boston area with her husband, two teenage daughters, and Portuguese water dog.

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Inclusive Organizations Don’t Just Happen—They're Made.

Linkage’s Advancing Women Leaders team develops solutions that create innovative cultures where all leaders embody the behaviors that drive inclusion and marketplace differentiation.

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