Journalist and New York Times Bestselling Author
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Dana Thomas
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Dana Thomas
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How is relentless innovation and a creative new form of entrepreneurship, often led by women changemakers, reshaping trillion-dollar industries, consumer habits, and the sustainability of the planet? In her keynotes, New York Times bestselling author Dana Thomas draws on her unique perspective covering the $3 trillion apparel industry to distill timely lessons for any organization. How do you implement innovation at scale, harness the creative vision of employees, future-proof your business, incorporate AI and robotics, plan for climate change, and fortify your supply chain and traceability? And how do you think through corporate accountability, integrity, human rights, and best practices?
A captivating speaker, whose insights have shaped businesses at the highest level, Thomas incorporates the latest breakthroughs, studies, and reports. Her growing list of speaking engagements includes Aspen Ideas, Google, IBM, The FIT Sustainable Business and Design Conference, Yale School of Management, and Harvard Business School. With each keynote, she challenges audiences to think about what the near-future holds. At core, she celebrates integrity, tenacity, and perseverance in the pursuit of a better tomorrow. She will gladly tailor her remarks for audiences of all sizes, and can moderate panels at major conferences.
Booking inquiries
  If you’d like Dana to speak at your conference, gala, library, university, or webinar, please email: to discuss timing and fees.