Shadé Zahrai is recognized for her superhuman ability to translate neuroscience and psychology research into practical, actionable strategies to accelerate success. As Principal and Director of her positive-leadership consultancy, Influenceo Global, she consults, trains and coaches leaders and teams from startups to Fortune-500s, breathing life into organisational culture to enhance change-readiness for transformation, increase engagement, support the development of people-centric strategies and boost commercial performance.
A former commercial lawyer with a background in psychology and strategy consulting, bolstered by 10+ years across a top tier legal firm and Big-4 bank, Shadé is very in touch with the human side of a business and how to optimize performance.
She is also passionate about advocating for women in business and specializes in equipping them with the confidence, capability and clarity to excel through her Neurofemina Institute.
In 2019 Shadé was recognized as Mentor of the Year for Women in Financial Services and is a two time Victoria state finalist in the prestigious Telstra Women in Business Awards. She has also been featured in the New York Times, Yahoo Finance, Vice and Red Table Talk due to her prolific career development content on Forbes and social media that has garnered over 2.5 million combined followers. She is also a 3 time Australian Latin Dance Champion whose contemporary Latin performance promoting unity and collaboration was been featured on TED.