Anne Weisberg is the Senior Vice President for Strategy at Families and Work Institute. She is a recognized thought leader and executive who has designed innovative practices to build effective, inclusive work environments, including co-authoring the best selling Mass Career Customization: Aligning the Workplace With Today’s Nontraditional Workforce (HBS, 2007). She directed the seminal research on women in the legal profession, Women in Law: Making the Case (Catalyst, 2001), and has authored numerous other pieces, including The Gender Dividend: Making the Business Case for Investing in Women (Deloitte, 2011), and Paths to Power: Advancing Women in Government (Deloitte, 2010), and Everything a Working Mother Needs to Know (Doubleday, 1994), a guide for women who have careers and are starting families and all the issues they face at work. She has appeared on the TODAY Show, is regularly quoted in the media, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Boston Globe, and is a sought after speaker, having presented at the Conference Board, The Best Places to Work, Working Mother, Princeton University, The Wharton School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School.
Prior to joining the Families and Work Institute, Anne worked with companies and firms to align workplaces to the changing nature of work and the workforce. As a Managing Director at The FutureWork Institute, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at BlackRock, and Director in Talent at Deloitte LLP she has designed and delivered leadership development programs for senior women, customized the business case for diversity by business area, launched global affinity groups and redesigned talent management practices, including helping to implement mass career customization for over 40,000 people at Deloitte. She joined Deloitte from Catalyst, the non-profit research and advisory organization whose mission is to change lives by changing workplaces for women. While at Catalyst, Anne directed seminal research on women in the legal profession and advised law firms, other professional services firms and Fortune 500 companies on diversity and inclusion strategies, and published numerous articles.
Anne served on the National Advisory Commission to Workplace Flexibility 2010, a consortium of multiple stakeholders in the flexibility conversation who were charged with developing a national policy platform for flexibility. The platform, released in 2009 at the National Press Club, became the blueprint for the Obama Administration’s approach to workplace flexibility, including the first-ever White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility held in 2010.
Prior to Catalyst, Anne practiced law both full time and part-time. She has served on the Board of the Forte Foundation and the Harvard Law School Association, and on the Diversity Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. She has also held elected office, serving as trustee for the Village of Scarsdale from 2000-2002, and worked for State Assemblywoman Audrey Hochberg as Director of Community Affairs.
Anne received her Bachelor of Science Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Berkeley and her Juris Doctor cum laude from Harvard Law School. She and her husband live in New York and have five children between them.