Harriet Minter is a journalist and broadcaster, specialising in female leadership and working from home. She is the author of WFH: How to Build a Career you Love Outside the Office and she founded the Guardian’s Women in Leadership section - the first editorial section in a national newspaper to focus on women’s working lives. She is also a columnist for Psychologies magazine and hosts her own radio show, The Badass Women’s Hour on TalkRadio. She’s written for publications including The Times, The Telegraph and Red magazine.
As well as her journalism, she is also a fully qualified coach and facilitator and trains companies in how to make their workplaces work for their staff. She’s run programmes on female leadership and how to lead a team from your home for everyone from multinationals to start-ups. She is a regular speaker on women’s rights, remote working, and the future of leadership. She’s given two TED Talks, the first on the importance of learning to fail and the second on yoga, which have had 10s of thousands of views.
Outside of work she is a doting mum to a rescued Staffordshire Bull Terrier and an enthusiastic, if not exactly talented, pottery student.