About

Emilie Aries is a nationally recognized speaker, writer, and podcaster, and the Founder and CEO of Bossed Up, an innovative personal and professional training organization that helps women craft sustainable careers.

Emilie is a political organizer turned award-winning women’s leadership consultant. She has helped hundreds navigate career transition and prevent burnout. Her TED talk, “The Power of No,” shows how to set healthy boundaries and invest in sustainable long-term achievement. Her forthcoming book, Bossed Up, will be published in 2019 by Public Affairs Books (a division of The Hachette Book Group) and will help women step up as the boss of their life and assertively design a sustainable career path.

After co-hosting the HowStuffWorks podcast, Stuff Mom Never Told You in 2017, Emilie launched her own podcast, Bossed Up, to break down listener career conundrums, interview expert guests, and deliver boss tips to listener’s earbuds each week. Emilie also writes as a regular contributor at Forbes, and is a sought-after speaker at companies, conferences, and universities across the country.

Emilie is ranked among such luminaries as Chelsea Clinton and Janet Mock in the LEVO 100, and received WIN’s Young Women of Achievement Entrepreneurship Award and the YWCA National Capital Area’s 2015 Rising Star Award.

Previously, Emilie served on national political campaigns as a digital strategist and grassroots organizer, where she trained and managed hundreds of organizers, helped campaigns leverage online communication technology, and smashed stereotypes about women in tech.

She earned her B.A. in political science from Brown University and completed a Fellowship on Organizing at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Emilie recently relocated to Denver, CO after 5 wonderful years spent in Washington, DC and continues to combine her political instincts and personal experience with burnout to help women step into their power and be the boss of their lives. 

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