Diversity reboot

Carol Fishman Cohen
Carol Fishman Cohen
Summit Speaker

CEO and Co-founder, iRelaunch

Carol Fishman Cohen is the CEO and Co-founder of career reentry consulting, training and events company iRelaunch. iRelaunch produces the iRelaunch Return to Work Conferences, has worked globally with over 200 clients on return to work programs and programming, and leads a community of over 100,000 "relaunchers." iRelaunch has led hundreds of trainings for managers, recruiters and participants in return to work programs. In addition to its work with individual employers, iRelaunch co-leads the STEM Reentry Task Force with the Society of Women Engineers, a multi-employer initiative involving 34 leading employers launching and running in-house return to work programs. More than 700 relaunchers have participated in Task Force company return to work programs and 84% have been hired. Cohen’s TED talk "How to get back to work after a career break" has over 3.6 million views and has been translated into 30 languages. She hosts the popular 3,2,1 iRelaunch podcast, is the author of the Harvard Business Review Magazine articles "The 40-Year-Old Intern,” and the recently released “Return-to-Work Programs Come of Age” and writes regularly for Harvard Business Review on career reentry topics. Cohen is a relauncher herself; her return to work as a financial analyst at Bain Capital after an 11-year career break is the subject of a Harvard Business School case study and iRelaunch is the subject of a Stanford Graduate School of Business case study. Cohen is a graduate of Pomona College and Harvard Business School.