Anne Weisberg

Women’s Initiative Director, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP

Anne Weisberg is Director of the Women’s Initiative at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP, where she is responsible for designing and implementing a gender strategy that fosters a high performing, inclusive work environment for all.

She is also an adjunct professor of management at the NYU-Stern School of Business, where she teaches a course on inclusive leadership.

Anne joined Paul Weiss from the Families and Work Institute, where she conceived and directed three reports: Family Matters: The Business Case for Investing in the Transition to Parenthood; Modern Families: Same-sex and Opposite-sex Couples Negotiating at Home; and Leadership in Today’s Economy: The View of Pipeline Leaders. She was one of five leaders invited to dine at the Pentagon with the Secretary of Defense to advise him on the Force of the Future Initiative.

Anne has also worked at BlackRock on an award-winning women’s leadership program that is the subject of a Harvard Business School case study. She joined BlackRock from Deloitte, where she co-authored Mass Career Customization: Aligning the Workplace to Today’s Nontraditional Workforce (Harvard Business Press, 2007) that coined the phrase “corporate lattice.” Anne also managed the Deloitte Women’s Initiative, helping to close the gender gap in turnover and advance women into leadership.

Anne joined Deloitte from Catalyst, the preeminent non-profit working to advance women in business, where she directed Women in Law: Making the Case, and advised law firms and other clients on gender strategies.

Anne, a cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, has practiced law and written extensively on the topic of women and the workforce, including a New York Times op-ed titled “What Flying Nannies Won’t Fix” about workplace culture and co-authoring What Every Working Mother Needs to Know (Doubleday, 1994). She and her husband reside in New York and have five children between them.