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Ann Smith
Executive Director
Books@Work
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Ann Kowal Smith serves as Executive Director of Books@Work.  Books@Work facilitates story-based conversations that deepen the quality of relationships and foster inclusion and collaboration at every level of the workplace. 

Ann has also served as Principal with Heidrick & Struggles International and Expert (Strategy) with McKinsey & Company. Prior to joining McKinsey, Ann practiced corporate and securities law in private and corporate settings.

Ann earned her AB from Bryn Mawr College, her MA from the University of Michigan, and both her JD and DBA from Case Western Reserve University. Her dissertation examined organizational learning and innovation.