Sally Bendersky is an international bestselling author and executive coach, and the founder of New Leadership. With over 25 years of experience in business management and operations, Sally has particular expertise in engineering, systems analysis, and change management. She is driven by the mission to increase female executive leadership by tenfold in next 8 years, to foster greater diversity into leadership. Sally helps to free her clients from operating as if their options and the world are “small and constraining,” opening their eyes and empowering them with tools and steps to take advantage of the great wealth of choices and opportunities across their industry and worldwide.
Celebrating her recent appointment as president of the board of the Port of Coquimbo, and her election as a member of the board of the Chilean Institute of Engineers (Instituto de Ingenieros de Chile), Sally has also served on the Board of the Universidad del Pacífico Chile for the past 2 years. She has been an integral part of the Business Success Coach Network for nearly 5 years, and a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) for over a decade. She was the recipient of the 2001 Premio Justicia Acuña Mena for womens’ life achievement in Engineering, the 2004 Outstanding Alumnae award at Santiago College, and the 2008 Premio Universidad del Pacífico award for professional achievement.
After earning degrees in Civil Chemical Engineering, Sally rose quickly in her career, with emphasis in organizational strategy, leadership and management, and continued to supplement her education. She holds certification as a Gestalt Therapist, is a certified Master in the Art of Professional Coaching by the Newfield Network, and has completed further independent study in systems analysis.
She has held managerial and leadership positions as: Head of a Technological Innovation Center, (INTEC-CHILE), Secretary of Higher Education in the Ministry of Education, and ambassador of Chile in Israel. Sally has also worked as a coach, transforming lives and creating a leadership mindset in hundreds of people across the globe.
As an author, Sally has published The Secret Skill to Excel at Work, co-authored the #1 International bestseller Pebbles in the Pond Wave 4, and I Have a Dream. Do you? She will publish her book “The Novel Entrepreneur: a heart-centered path for fulfillment” in 2016.
Sally resides in Santiago, Chile, and speaks an impressive 4 languages: English, Spanish, French and Hebrew. She continues to inspire her clients and help people to develop into the “2.0 version” of themselves.
International Society of Female Professionals Member Sally Bendersky can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.