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Department ofManagement & Entrepreneurship

Monsef, Tanya

Tanya Monsef

Dean's Executive Professor


Tanya Monsef is a global business consultant and executive coach with 25+ years of Silicon Valley high tech, startups and non-profit business success in the areas of finance, marketing and strategy. She has coached and delivered programs with leaders from 40+ countries.

Tanya is committed to a world in which everyone's unique gifts and talents are celebrated and treasured as integral in the global family. As an internationally recognized leader, she speaks boldly about the power of leading from authenticity as a way to create harmony in the world. She designs leadership training, leads workshops, provides one-on-one coaching, and facilitates conversations to clients around the world with a focus on gender equity.

She is Dean's Executive Professor, Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University (SCU), CA. Additionally, she serves in various leadership capacities, including member of the Board of Fellows at SCU, Advisory Board for My Own Business Institute, OwnIt Summit, Plan C Advisors, and Readability Matters. She is the former Board Chair for Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) and is Co-Founder of SF Turkish Women’s International Network Chapter.

June 2020

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