Jodi’s Book, Go Out of Your Way, endorsed by Sheryl Sandberg, Reshma Saujani, Claudette McGowan and Takara Small is an inspiring memoir of a 42-year-old woman in a mostly all-male tech world. She offers great advice: If you are generous to others, not only will it help them, but it will also boost your own career. With personal examples and insights from savvy business leaders, Jodi Kovitz illustrates the power of generosity and going out of your way to help people.
Kovitz also describes how other people went out of their way to help her when she launched #movethedial, a global movement to get more women into tech. Now she’s sharing her methods for creating meaningful relationships to empower women in tech and all lines of business.
About the Author: Jodi Kovitz is the Toronto-based founder and CEO of #movethedial, a global movement she launched in January 2017 to advance the participation and leadership of women in tech. #movethedial has engaged > 60,000 people through the power of storytelling and driving substantial, measurable change in tech. In 2020, Jodi was recognized by the International Association of Business Communicators as Communicator of the Year. In 2019 and 2017, she was recognized by the Women’s Executive Network as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women. And in 2018, she was recognized as a Toronto Brand Star by Adweek and a Top 25 Women of Influence.
She is mom to eleven year old Lily, loves to travel, spin, cook and practice yoga.