Aimee Cohen

Aimee Cohen

If you want to know about Aimee Cohen, then you need to know what she believes…”There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women” (Madeleine Albright). Let’s begin with a few questions…Do you wish you knew the secrets and strategies to advancing your career? Do you want to know how to stop sabotaging yourself and your success? Are you ready to Woman UP! with some practical tips, tools, and action steps so you can pull on your “big-girl panties” and manage your career like a boss? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you need Aimee Cohen to speak at your next event!

Aimee is a sought-after national keynote speaker, best-selling author of Woman UP! Overcome the 7 Deadly Sins that Sabotage Your Success, and has been an executive career coach for more than 20 years with a nearly 100% success rate. In addition to many national TV and radio shows, Aimee’s career advice has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, Fortune and Glamour magazines, and more. When Aimee is not speaking or coaching, she is a very proud military mom of an Army officer posting in Italy and a die-hard Survivor fan…she has auditioned for the show 5 times. Aimee Cohen is a bad-ass “Career Dream-Maker” and Woman UP! is more than professional development…it’s professional empowerment!

Most Requested Programs

Woman UP! Overcome the 7 Deadly Sins that Sabotage Your Success
Today’s professional woman battles social norms, corporate barriers, male-dominated industries, and mass media stereotypes…but her own self-sabotaging behaviors may present the greatest obstacles. Discover the 7 Deadly Sins that sabotage your success, and learn practical strategies to defeat them. You will hear real-life examples, success strategies and solutions, and plenty of guilty confessions. Time to pull on your big-girl panties, take control of your career, and Woman UP!

Woman UP! How to Manage Your Career Like a Boss!
Getting a job is one thing, getting ahead in your career is another. Everyone receives training and education about how to do a job. However, no one receives any training or education about how to successfully manage their own career. There are a lot of unexpected twists and turns, mistakes, missteps, and a lengthy learning curve when it comes to grabbing the wheel and driving your own career success. From increasing your visibility to squashing self-sabotaging behavior, learn the top tips, tricks, secrets, and strategies to make sure you’re always in the driver’s seat.

Polish Your Executive and Leadership Presence and Get to the Next Level
If you want to be an executive, then you need to act like one and be perceived as one. Perception is reality. Executive presence is a combination of behavior, communication style, and image…and it needs to convey confidence at all times. When it comes to advancing your career, executive presence accounts for 30% of what it takes to secure a promotion. There are many things you can’t control, but you can learn how to elevate your executive presence, catapult your confidence, and be the boss you were born to be!

Build Your Brand and SKYROCKET Your Self-Promotion
As little girls, we were taught that it’s not polite to brag. Well, that lesson may have served us well in the sandbox, but it doesn’t serve us in a competitive job market and workplace. It’s time to learn how to step up and stand out, because invisibility equals dispensability! Master the strategies and techniques that will empower you to build a brand, promote yourself, increase your visibility, and boost your confidence. Not only will you be tooting your own horn in no time, but you’ll be the leader of the whole band!


“Aimee recently presented to the National Association of Women in Construction. Having been involved in numerous women focus groups for many years, I have heard a LOT of speakers. I can honestly say Aimee presented one of the most energetic, on point, and inspired presentations about how women tend to get their own way of success and how to avoid and conquer the traps.” - VaLissa Padgett, Partner at Weaver and Executive Board Member at NAWIC

“We hired Aimee for our annual women’s conference and the attendees loved her. She was professional, personable, and a dynamic speaker. She provided practical, insightful strategies that attendees can implement to take control of their career and elevate their executive presence. I would definitely recommend hiring her.” - Valerie Johnston, VP of Education & Special Events at Community Bankers Association of Illinois

“Aimee Cohen was phenomenal! Aimee’s presentation broke the negotiation process into 16 easy to follow steps, while emphasizing the importance of remaining true to ourselves and our personalities. Since Aimee’s class, our ladies have reported successfully negotiating promotions, initial salary offers and even a car purchase. Aimee is smart, funny and overall empowering! This is a class every woman should have the opportunity to take!” - Amara Martin, Executive Director at Dress for Success

“Aimee spoke to our Chamber membership and she was incredible! Her presentation was high-energy and full of wisdom to which our guests could easily relate. I would highly recommend her for any speaking engagement - you will not be disappointed!” - Debbie Erck, Events Manager at Capital Region Chamber