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Godiwalla: Hall of Fame Award

Nina Godiwalla is the CEO of MindWorks Leadership, and the bestselling author of Suits: A Woman on Wall Street, an insider’s perspective on her experience at Morgan Stanley from the outsider’s point of view of a second-generation Indian woman. The New York Times describes her internationally acclaimed book as “The Devil Wears Prada” of investment banking.


Ms. Godiwalla is often sought out as a leadership expert by prominent institutions including The White House, Harvard Business School, NASA, Smithsonian, The Wall Street Journal Executive Task Force, and TED Conference. Before becoming an internationally recognized speaker, Ms. Godiwalla spent almost a decade working for Fortune 500 corporations. Along with Barbara Bush and Sandra Day O’Connor, Ms. Godiwalla was honored into the Texas Women's Hall of Fame. In 2012 she accepted the invitation by the White House, Office of the President, to serve on their Leadership Roundtable, and she also serves on Governor Rick Perry’s Business Council. She is often featured in major media including USA Today, Forbes Magazine, Elle Magazine, NPR, ABC News, and CNN.

Ms. Godiwalla holds an MBA from Wharton, an MA from Dartmouth, and a BBA from The University of Texas.