Chris Jahnke, Guest Contributor

A nationally recognized author and speech coach, Chris Jahnke is a leading voice on how women in politics can be powerful communicators. Chris is the founder and president of Positive Communications and has advised Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. She has coached hundreds of women candidates and elected officials for debates and speeches. Her insights on gender dynamics in politics have been featured in The New York Times, NPR, Politico, Slate, Vice News, and other media. Chris’ books provide confidence building tips and strategic advice, The Well-Spoken Woman Speaks Out (Prometheus Books, 2018) and The Well-Spoken Woman: Your Guide to Looking and Sounding Your Best.