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Mori Taheripour is a globally recognized negotiation expert, an award-winning faculty member at the Wharton School, a highly sought-after speaker, and the author of Bring Yourself: How to Harness the Power of Connection to Negotiate Fearlessly


With more than 20 years of experience in negotiations, DE&I, and sports business, Mori's impressive roster of clients includes Fortune 100 companies, major sports leagues, leading charitable institutions, and government agencies. Her current and past clients include the Goldman Sachs Foundation, Google, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Players Association, the National Football League, The Timberland Company, United Parcel Service, the US Agency for International Development, Wasserman, Wells Fargo, and the White House Fellows Program.  


Top business publications and media outlets have featured Mori's work including ESPN, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Marketplace, Money, NPR, and The Next Chapter by American Express. She regularly contributes to sports discussions on Wharton Business Daily on SiriusXM. 


Mori is a member of the board of directors for USA Track and Field, the advisory board of the Sport Leadership and Administration Program at University of Massachusetts Boston and serves as a trustee emeritus for the Women's Sports Foundation. She is also a commissioner for the Women's Refugee Commission and a Global Sport Fellow with the Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University.


Mori earned her BA from Barnard College of Columbia University, her MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Diversity and Inclusion Certificate from Cornell University.

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