Kristen Knepper is the Founder and CEO of Kristen Knepper Consulting, a professional development firm specializing in diversity & inclusion. She facilitates workshops on gender inclusion, subconscious bias, cross-generational communication, sexual harassment prevention, women’s leadership, and women’s leadership for men.

Kristen served both Senator Edward M. Kennedy and Senator Debbie Stabenow, advising on a variety of policy issues while perfecting her negotiation and mediation skills. She managed Senator Kennedy’s elite Washington DC internship program, and spent ten years with Thomson Reuters, a legal technology company, recruiting, hiring, on-boarding, and creating inclusive, high-performing teams. As founder of Kristen Knepper Consulting, her mission is to help organizations retain and engage the talent of the modern workforce, while assisting individuals in articulating their value.

Kristen serves as a board member of the San Diego chapter of Girls in Tech, and as adjunct faculty at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. She is the creator of “Work. Like A Girl.” - a series of online courses, live workshops, and videos which teach women how to empower themselves and amplify their careers.

Kristen earned her Juris Doctor from the American University, Washington College of Law. She speaks on a variety of topics surrounding women in business, including self-advocacy, empowerment, feminine leadership, and intersectionality.

Who I’ve Worked With

  • HP, Fandango, Tech Ladies, Latham & Watkins, Sempra Energy, Jack in the Box, The Girl Scouts of America, Ms. JD, Mavenlink, American Bar Association, Association of Legal Administrators, United States Navy, and others


  • Speaker
  • Consultant
  • Facilitator
  • Trainer
  • Executive Coach

What I Offer

  • *training & facilitation on leadership, subconscious bias, conscious culture creation, & self-advocacy *executive coaching including self-awareness, self regulation, mentorship, sponsorship, team communication, & servant leadership *program & policy creation including gender inclusion, succession planning, inclusive hiring, & performance improvement *strategy & creative problem solving