an internationally acclaimed author, speaker, executive coach and Stanford
University trained psychotherapist known for her ground-breaking work
in helping women to lead more productive, balanced lives.
Hansen Shaevitz--the author of The Confident Woman: Learn the Rules
of the Game (Harmony Books/Random House, January, 2000)--also wrote
The Superwoman Syndrome, the best-selling book and audiotape series.
Superwoman was published in France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Brazil,
Sweden, China, Czechoslovakia and Japan. Hansen Shaevitz has co-authored
or contributed to other popular books and tape series including Making
It Together as a Two Career Couple, How to Raise a Happy Family, and
Director of the Institute for Family & Work Relationships in La Jolla,
California, Ms Hansen Shaevitz is past Chair of the National Advisory
Panel for Stanford University's Institute for Research on Women and Gender
and is a public member on the California Medical Association Foundation
Board. She also sits on the Select Panel to advise the California Office
of Women's Health, and is a past Chair of the California Commission on
the Status of Women.
Hansen Shaevitz has spoken to hundreds of corporations, professional associations,
universities, hospitals and other organizations including the American
Embassy in London, England, the U.S. Governors Spouse Conference,
Stanford Medical School, National Association of Women Judges, the National
Association of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons, and the Association
of MBA Executives.
University recently honored Ms. Hansen Shaevitz with the Outstanding Achievement
Award for her work on behalf of the university. She has also received
the National Association of Women Health Professional's National Women's
Health Advocate Award, and the California State Senate's Woman of the
Hansen Shaevitz is on the editorial boards for Rodale Press On-line
Health and American Health for Women magazine. She appears
regularly on national radio and television programs, including The
Oprah Winfrey Show and The NBC White Paper on Women, Work and Babies
with Jane Pauley. Articles about her work have appeared in such publications
as The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Vogue, Redbook, Prevention,
Cosmopolitan and Self.
clinical psychologist, Dr. Morton Shaevitz, Ms. Hansen Shaevitz lives
in La Jolla, California, and has two children
and two step-children.