American news presenter and author
About the instructor
Mika Brzezinski is the co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe and the author of three best-selling books. Her memoir All Things At Once became a New York Times bestseller in January 2010. Her second book, Knowing Your Value, which examines the role of women in the workplace, reached #1 on the New York Times bestseller list for business books in 2011. Her third book, Obsessed: America’s Food Addiction and My Own, debuted on the bestseller list in spring of 2013. In 2015, Mika released Grow Your Value, which is a sequel to Knowing Your Value and explores the intersection between self-fulfillment, family, and career. Most recently, Mika, along with host Joe Scarborough, was inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame.
In 2014, Mika partnered with NBCUniversal to produce events based on Knowing Your Value throughout the country. Know Your Value is a nationwide effort focused on empowering women to express their worth in business and in life. Through these events, Mika will provide tangible, relatable advice that will support all women – at all ages and stages of their careers.
Prior to joining MSNBC in January of 2007, Mika was an anchor of CBS Evening News Weekend Edition and a CBS News correspondent who frequently contributed to CBS Sunday Morning and 60 Minutes. She reported live from Lower Manhattan for CBS News during the September 11, 2001 attacks.
A native of New York City, Mika is the daughter of Foreign Policy Expert and Former National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski. She is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations and a Williams College alum.
How can Mika empower me?
Mika Brzezinski is a powerhouse who is dedicated to educating and empowering women to know their value and narrow the wage gap. As the co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, founder of the Know Your Value movement and author of the book, Knowing Your Value: Women, Money, and Getting What You're Worth, Mika has empowered hundreds of thousands of women around the world to know their own value. Mika's book is a must-read for professional women of all ages and careers to successfully get promoted and receive equal pay to their male counterparts. Written in a brutally honest, funny, and personal style, Mika takes an in-depth look at how women today achieve their deserved recognition and financial worth. Prompted by her own experience as co-host of Morning Joe, Mika interviewed a number of prominent women across a wide range of industries on their experience moving up in their fields and shares her findings.
What will I get out of this course?
This course gives you the toolkit you need to take your career to the next level. Mika provides the guidance you need to make a lasting impression and confidently own everything you do. No more being overlooked in the workplace. No more hiding your opinions and ideas. You have a brand and a voice; Mika wants to help you show it to the
Why did Mika create this course?
Throughout Mika’s career, she has come across many women who continue to stand in the background with the hope that something good will eventually happen. Unfortunately, this is rare. Many years ago, she was one of those people. And then Mika realized that she had to take action if she wanted to reach all her professional goals. Know Your Value is all about changing your life now — not later. You have what it takes to succeed. Let’s get started.