Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz is 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.

Ms. 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 Sexual Static.

Currently 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.

Keynote Speaker
Ms. 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.

Award Winner
Stanford 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 Year award.

Media Resource
Ms. 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.

Married to clinical psychologist, Dr. Morton Shaevitz, Ms. Hansen Shaevitz lives in La Jolla, California, and has two children and two step-children.