Kasia Urbaniak is the founder and CEO of The Academy, a school that teaches women the foundations of power and influence. Her perspective on power is unique- over the course of nearly 20 years she worked as highly sought-after professional dominatrix and practiced Taoist alchemy in one of the oldest female-led monasteries in China. Since founding The Academy in 2013, Urbaniak has taught thousands of women practical tools to step into leadership positions in their relationships, workplaces, families and wider communities. She has spoken at numerous corporations and conferences worldwide, including MoMA, Wharton School of Business and the Yale School of Management, and is already the subject of much media attention, with interviews in The Guardian, NYT, Forbes and on BBC Capital, amongst others.
[Kasia's] Academy is one of the new unconventional entities emerging to fight harassment, discrimination and bias. * New York Times * When it comes to power dynamics and influencing others, Kasia Urbaniak is a seasoned professional. * BBC * a master at unpicking power dynamics * The Guardian *