Speeches & Publications

Invited Addresses

  • Differentiating yourself in business: Because you are trained in the scientific method.
    Keynote address given at Arizona State University upon receiving their alumni award for Leaders in the Natural Sciences, Tempe, AZ.
  • Bringing your whole self to work.
    Workshop delivered to the 3D Leadership PRISM program, New York, NY.
  • Artificial intelligence demands our humanity.
    With Rodrigo Kede Lima, GM, Global Tech Services at IBM Headquarters, New York, NY.
  • The power of positive interactions in times of change.
    Workshop delivered to alumni of Time Warner Insights and LEAD programs, New York, NY.
  • It starts with you.
    Keynote given to the Columbia Women’s Business Society, Columbia University, New York, NY.
  • Becoming a public intellectual.
    Panel at the Annenberg School of Communication, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Diseases of modernization: Food, identity and the challenges of consumption.
    Keynote Speaker, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.
  • Problem solving in multi-cultural work teams.
    Panelist at the European Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Venice, Italy.
  • No longer business as usual: Responding to a changing world.
    Keynote for Deutsche Bank Global Leadership Meeting, Berlin, Germany
  • Creating motivational cultures.
    Workshop given at the International Congress of the Egyptian Mental Health (NGOs), Cairo, Egypt.
  • Harnessing power and culture to create systems of change.
    Plenary panel given at the 10th Biennial Congress of the Society of Psychiatry, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Changing worlds, challenging women.
    Keynote address given to the Jerusalem Institute for Adolescents, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Cross cultural approaches to traumatic stress reactions.
    Speaker at the Asia Pacific Research Convention, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Optimizing your experience dividend: Grey-haired change agents are the organizational engine for invention and transformation.
    AIG Global Leadership Summit, San Francisco, CA.
  • Power, gender and the west: What does it mean?
    Keynote given at the Gastro-Politics of Food, Women and Nation Caucus at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Personal obstacles to power.
    Workshop given to the Hong Kong Association of Business and Professional Women, Hong Kong.
  • Leadership lessons.
    Workshop provided for Barclays Investment Banking Division, New York, NY.
  • Amplifying YOUR confidence and voice to influence leadership, engage ‘everyone’ and speak the language of multiple stakeholders.
    Keynote to Corporate Volunteers of New York (CVNY) annual meeting, New York, NY.
  • What does it mean for me?
    Speaker at AIG Human Resources Summit, New York, NY.
  • Boomers, millennials and YOU.
    Lecture given to the Bermuda Chapter of the Chartered Property Casual Underwriters, Bermuda.
  • Ain’t nobody got time for that! Finding balance through all stages of your life.
    University of Pennsylvania Reunion Panel, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Taking control of your life.
    Workshop delivered at the Bermuda Insurance Institute, Bermuda.
  • How not to lead a little life: Leveraging your leadership impact.
    Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Fabulous failures.
    Intensive Workshop developed for the Bermuda Chapter of the Chartered Property Casual Underwriters, Bermuda.
  • Enhancing confidence and competence at work.
    Keynote Lecture given to the Bermuda Chapter, CPCU Society, Bermuda.
  • He just doesn’t get it! Gender differences in communication styles.
    Workshop given to the American Women’s Association, Hong Kong.
  • Women helping women: The bright and dark side of female relationships.
    Seminar presented at the Renfrew Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Understanding the difference in male and female communication styles.
    An employee education seminar presented at Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A., Brooklyn, NY.
  • How to succeed in business without burning out.
    Lecture presented to the Association of Women in Legal Departments, New York, NY.
  • Change! 100 (or 20) women in hedge funds.
    Keynote Address for 100 Women in Hedge Funds Conference, New York, NY.
  • Going global: Eating disorders as social commentary.
    Speaker at the 3rd International Symposium on Eating Disorders, Barcelona, Spain.
  • When the body speaks: The cultural context of eating disorders.
    Symposium given at the European Psychiatric Association meetings, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Anorexia nervosa as a result of submission stress.
    Speaker at the First World Congress on Women’s Mental Health, Berlin, Germany.
  • Cultures within cultures: Lessons from epidemiological work in Curacao.
    Lecture presented to the Royal Society of Physicians, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Feminist perspectives on eating disorders.
    Plenary Address given at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • A post-communist country with a capitalist problem? Experiences of eating disturbances in Georgia former Soviet Union.
    Paper presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, New York, N.Y.

Melanie Katzman on Female Leadership

  • It starts with you.
    Keynote given to the Columbia Women’s Business Society, Columbia University, New York, NY.
  • Women, power and money.
    University of Pennsylvania Alumni Weekend, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Change! 100 (or 20) women in hedge funds.
    Keynote Address for 100 Women in Hedge Funds Conference, New York, NY.
  • Creating a female style of management: Leadership for the 90’s.
    Keynote Address given to the Hong Kong Association of Business and Professional Women, Hong Kong.
  • The woman who puts others before herself.
    Invited discussant at the 2nd International Conference on Psychotherapy for the Chinese. Chinese University, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong.
  • He just doesn’t get it! Gender differences in communication styles.
    Workshop given to the American Women’s Association, Hong Kong.
  • Women helping women: The bright and dark side of female relationships.
    Seminar presented at the Renfrew Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Understanding the difference in male and female communication styles.
    An employee education seminar presented at Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A., Brooklyn, NY.
  • How to succeed in business without burning out.
    Lecture presented to the Association of Women in Legal Departments, New York, NY.