Maureen’s Books

Maureen’s books all do one thing: they challenge your thinking! From social justice and feminism to resolving conflicts and mindfulness, there is never a dull word written! [Read More…]

About Maureen

Maureen Fitzgerald, PhD is a Gender Diversity Advisor, xLawyer and Author. She advises corporations and government on how to advance women. She provides advice, speaks to groups and resolves conflicts. [Read More…]


Maureen’s Blog

WOMEN. LEADERS. GENDER BALANCE. FEMININE INTELLIGENCE. Here you will find it all! I also welcome YOUR your stories, strategies and successes here! [Read More…]


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Vera Piccini, Chief Operating Officer, Law Firm
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Terry Hewlin, College Instructor
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“For me it was an honor to participate in your workshop. I was so overwhelmed with the information, especially the subject of business mission statements, I have to confess it inspired me to reflect and focus on MY mission more seriously.”-
Alfredo Chin, Import Broker
“You are like a can opener for the mind. Not many people can challenge my thinking like you do. I usually process information rather quickly, but it took me much longer to digest what you said. What a wonderful treat.”
Chantal Caron, Personal Coach
“Maureen Fitzgerald is a dynamic and intelligent presenter who, through her workshops, has helped countless budding entrepreneurs and consultants develop powerful mission statements. This book now makes it easy for many more to guide their careers, indeed their lives.”
Roxanne Davies, Successful Contracting and Consulting, Vancouver
“The workshop received the highest score on the content, presenter’s sense of humor and participation with delegates. The presentation was called, “Very practical, dynamic leading but a fabulous presenter with a great sense of humor.”
Conference Organizer
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Posts by Maureen Fitzgerald

12 things you must tell your daughter about sex

Here is a letter I wrote for my daughter: 12 things I wish my mother told me about sex. Dear Teen Daughter, When I was a teenager a friend of mine got pregnant. Another got talked into having sex when she did not want to. A third got raped by her [Read more]

A great speech on Gender Equality in Canada

Here is a great speech by Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner, Canadian Human Rights Commission: “Continuing the Conversation – Women’s Rights and Gender Equality in Canada” Keynote Address International Women’s Day Celebration, Tuesday, March 8, 2016, Ottawa, Ontario, Gender Equality in Canada CHRChttp://www.chrc-ccdp.ca/eng/node/2069

Top ten things for Fathers to NEVER do

As Father’s Day approaches, dads are in the spotlight. They are celebrated for being great dads, but what does that mean to a daughter? As a gender expert here are my top ten things for dads to avoid when trying to raise strong girls: Don’t let your wife do all [Read more]

Books by Maureen Fitzgerald