Linda Shaffer-Vanaria is one of the U.S. Navy’s first women Test Pilots and Squadron Commanders. She is often described as a pioneer having entered the U.S. Navy at a time where there was no defined career path for women requiring her to create her path forward. Linda has a passion for pushing the EDGE.
Her mission with her Global Consulting is to build the capacity of leaders and organizations to be confident and decisive when facing volatility and uncertainty, especially when pushing the EDGE.
Linda has coached over 1000 leaders and worked globally for over 15 years with diverse organizations. She sees leaders and organizations being driven to disruption and craving new approaches to holding their attention, ideas and actions decisively on what counts the most in both the short and long term. The need within this dynamic to manage perception to drive EDGE Performance becomes increasingly more essential. She is a #1 Amazon International Best Selling Author with her book PERCEPTION POWER: 10 SKILLS TO GET YOUR TEAM TO BUY IN, TAKE ACTION AND GAIN MOMENTUM.
www.LindaShaffer-Vanaria.com email: Linda@LindaShaffer-Vanaria.com
- Associate Member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots
- One of the 2014 National Association of Professional Women Women of the Year
- 1994 was the first woman honored as a Distinguished Graduate by the University of Pennsylvania Engineering College. Was the 9th Distinguished Graduate honored over the course of the previous 20 years