Joan Kuhl is a champion for girls leadership and advancing women in the workforce. She is the author of Dig Your Heels In (April 2019) and Misunderstood Millennial Talent (2016). She is an international speaker and a consultant on talent management, career, communication and leadership trends. After 14 years in the pharmaceutical industry and as a college campus speaker, she launched Why Millennials Matter, a training, research and consulting company that focuses on raising awareness about the value of investing in the early career workforce and The Kuhl Company focuses on advancing women in the workplace in global corporations and business schools with clients such as Eli Lilly, Goldman Sachs, Johnson & Johnson, Discovery Communications, FINRA, Novo Nordisk, Viacom, the NY Mets, Columbia Business School and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School. Her expertise has been featured in the NY Times, Harvard Business Review, CNBC, Cosmopolitan and SUCCESS Magazine.

Joan is a #SheBelieves Champion for the U.S. Soccer Organization developing an academy to inspire girls and women to achieve their goals on and off the field. She is also a Contributor to Women@Forbes and currently serves on the board of Girls Inc of NYC. Joan has her BSBA from the University of Pittsburgh, an MBA from Rutgers University where she studied global management in Beijing and Shanghai, China and completed the Programs and Principles of Organizational Development at Columbia University.