Who is Audrey Nelson?

Dr. Audrey Nelson is an internationally recognized trainer, keynote speaker, author and consultant who helps organizations increase their productivity and profitability through winning communication strategies.

 

She holds a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in Communication. She conducted post-doctoral work at Warnborough College in Oxford, England, in gender communication. Dr. Nelson’s professional background includes teaching in the Department of Communication at the University of Colorado, Boulder, San Diego State and Southwestern College.

 

For 30 years, she has trained and consulted for a wide variety of government and Fortune 50 companies in 49 states and 4 continents. 

 

Her clients have included Xcel Energy, Price Waterhouse Coopers, The American Board of Trial Attorneys , AT&T, Honeywell, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Upjohn Pharmaceuticals, Pentax, Lockheed Martin, Johnson & Johnson, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Justice, and the U.S. Department of State. The State Department sent Audrey to South Korea to represent the US Embassy as a consultant on issues confronting Korean women in the workplace.

 

Dr. Nelson was the co-founder and served as president of the Organization for Research on Women and Communication and she is the gender communication blogger for Psychology Today.

 

Audrey is a published author. You Don’t Say: Navigating Nonverbal Communication Between the Sexes (Prentice Hall, 2004) was published in six languages. She co-authored Code Switching: How to Talk so Men Will Listen (Penguin-Alpha Books, 2009) and The Gender Communication Handbook: Conquering Conversational Collisions Between Men and Women (Pfeiffer 2012).

 

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