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

This is the official blog of the “Occupy Women Movement.” It is a cutting edge collection of news, ideas, videos and podcasts that advance women. Please share your strategies and successes here! [Read More…]


“Your presentation was tailored to meet our needs, informative, useful, stimulating, entertaining and seamlessly professional.”
Vera Piccini, Chief Operating Officer, Law Firm
“Your presentation was inspiring, the highlight of my week. As you were presenting, I found myself affirming nearly every statement.”
Terry Hewlin, College Instructor
“There aren’t many people who impress me frankly but your presentation was fresh, real and bloody useful! Thanks!”
“Thank you so much for such an inspiring and intelligent body of work.”
HR Consultant
“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
“You are a terrific speaker: clear, focused, enthusiastic and very entertaining. It is rare to see someone who is confident without being obnoxious; intelligent without being too technical; natural without being too “new age”. You are all of those things. Thanks for sharing your insights with us.”
Government employee

Posts by Maureen Fitzgerald

Women journalist harms women at multiple levels

April 29th, 2016|Categories: Gender Bias, Ideas & Inspiration, News & Events, Thought Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , |

Why does the Globe and Mail not fire Ms Wente? Margaret Wente plagiarism. Here is another article by Shari Graydon (of Informed Opinions) that describes how many educated women feel about the things that Margaret Wente [Read more]

Should women’s groups only hire female speakers?

April 26th, 2016|Categories: Gender Bias, Ideas & Inspiration, Occupy Women|Tags: , , , |

I just saw another (boring) article criticizing women's groups for only having women speakers. Several men posted comment saying that is stupid for women to do this because men are in the know and can offer good advice. Here is my [Read more]

Five ways to promote gender equality

April 25th, 2016|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender Bias, Glass Ceiling, Women Leaders|

Good article by the Guardian. Five ways to promote gender equality http://www.theguardian.com/women-in-leadership/2016/apr/20/five-things-to-promote-gender-equality-at-work?

Books by Maureen Fitzgerald