Denise Restauri


Denise Restauri is a storyteller, amplifier of women’s voices and adventurer. Her latest adventure: “Living My Inner Hippie Tour” includes a bold move from NYC to Los Angeles. As the founder and CEO of GirlQuake, a Forbes contributor and host of the Forbes Mentoring Moments podcast, Denise amplifies the voices of females from multiple generations and democratizes mentoring. 

Denise is the author of Their Roaring Thirties: Brutally Honest Career Talk From Women Who Beat The Youth Trap. She was the architect and executive producer of the inaugural Forbes Women’s Summit. She has been at start-up, speed-up and stay #1 companies in both digital and traditional media including VP of Sales at USA Today. 

Denise serves on the boards of female-led organizations She’s the First and The Empowerment Plan. She’s a guest lecturer at Stanford University and an honorary professor at Glasgow Caledonian University. Denise is a Tribeca Disrupter Foundation Fellow, has been named to numerous people to watch lists and has appeared on NBC Today, CBS Early Show, ABC News, CNN International and NPR. 
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