Lydia Fenet is a global thought leader who has led auctions for more than six hundred organizations and raised over half a billion dollars for nonprofits globally. Lydia is a keynote speaker represented by CAA and travels internationally speaking to groups about unlocking their sales potential and empowering their teams in the workplace. She was named one of New York’s most influential women by Gotham magazine and has been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Crain’s, and has appeared in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair and Town & Country. Her widely acclaimed book, ‘The Most Powerful Woman in the Room is You’ was published by Simon & Schuster and was optioned for TV/Film by Chernin Entertainment in August 2021. Lydia’s second book, Claim Your Confidence, will be published by Simon & Schuster in Spring 2023. You can follow her auctions, antics, and anecdotes on Instagram: @LydiaFenet.