Fran Hauser Biography

Fran Hauser is a long-time media executive, startup investor, keynote speaker and best-selling author of "The Myth of the Nice Girl." Best known for her role building PEOPLE.com – one of the biggest media brands online – Hauser made the leap to early stage investing in 2014, funding and advising consumer-focused companies such as iFundWomen, HelloGiggles, Mogul, Swaay and Meditation Studio. 18 of the 20 companies in Hauser's portfolio are founded by women, highlighting her broader commitment to increasing the representation of female founders and investors.

Hauser's first book, "THE MYTH OF THE NICE GIRL: Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) deconstructs the negative perception of "niceness" that many women struggle with in the business world and has resonated with thousands of women who are looking to lead authentically and take their career to the next level. "The Myth of the Nice Girl" was named Audible's Best Business Book of 2018 and one of Amazon's Best Business and Leadership Books of 2018, among other accolades. The book has been translated into eight languages.

Hauser spent 15 years in the digital media space, holding President and General Manager positions at Time Inc., AOL and Moviefone. She played an integral role in the $525mm sale of Moviefone to AOL and in building PEOPLE.com into one of the most successful women's websites.

Hauser writes a regular career advice column for Refinery29. She and "The Myth of the Nice Girl" have been featured on a wide range of outlets including NBC’s Today Show, CNBC, PEOPLE, Fortune, TIME, Yahoo! Business, Fast Company, Oprah.com, Business Insider, Elle, and many more.

She serves on the board of directors of Global Giving and the Foundation for Bedford Central Schools. A summa cum laude graduate of Pace University, Hauser resides outside of NYC with her husband and two sons.

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Fran Hauser Videos

Fran Hauser | The INBOUND Studio
Fran Hauser: "The Myth of the Nice Girl" | Talks at Google
A Conversation with Fran Hauser, author of "Myth of the Nice Girl"

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Fran Hauser is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Fran Hauser for your event is $5,000 - $20,000. Fran Hauser generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Fran Hauser for an upcoming event.

Fran Hauser Videos

Fran Hauser | The INBOUND Studio
Fran Hauser: "The Myth of the Nice Girl" | Talks at Google
A Conversation with Fran Hauser, author of "Myth of the Nice Girl"
Why One Startup Investor is Debunking The Myth of the Nice Girl

Fran Hauser Reviews

  • Great job!
    Edwards Lifesciences - Oct 12 2020

  • Thank you so much for an amazing event! My computer and phone are still buzzing with comments and compliments about Fran's presentation. We loved her candidness and story-telling. I am still amazed how down to earth and humble Fran is! For someone with her level of success. You don’t see that every day.
    Edwards Lifesciences LLC - Oct 12 2020

  • The team at All American made it very easy to work with Fran and ensure a successful experience. Our team loved their experience with Fran and are still talking about her book and her interaction. I look forward to future opportunities to work together again.
    Spectrum Enterprise - Jan 23 2020

  • Fran was wonderful and the evening was a resounding success. Our women leaders were talking about how much they enjoyed the experience all day today. We hope there will be a future opportunity to work with Fran again!
    Spectrum Enterprise - Jan 16 2020

  • It's been nothing but glowing reviews! Everyone who was able to attend left feeling connected and inspired. Multiple Slacks of "incredible," "fantastic," and "can we have this in our other offices?" The Q&A was also really strong—we chatted a bit about imposter syndrome and there are already multiple women jumping in on our #MovablePink Slack channel to be each other's sounding boards for when they need a motivational boost. All in all, we had almost 80 attendees filter into the event, including some of our male allies.
    Moveable Ink - Jan 16 2020

Fran Hauser Speaking Topics

  • The Myth of the Nice Girl, Fran Hauser

    Have you ever wondered how to ask for what you want without feeling like a jerk? Become a boss who’s respected, not feared? Lead with both kindness and strength? We are thrilled to host Fran Hauser, long-time media executive, startup investor and celebrated champion of women and girls, in a discussion of her best-selling book THE MYTH OF THE NICE GIRL: Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate.

    Join us as Fran deconstructs the negative perception of "niceness" that many women struggle with in the business world and offers real advice to help smart, professional women take their career to the next level.

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