Audrey Nelson Ph.D.
Dr. Audrey Nelson is an internationally recognized trainer, keynote
speaker, author and consultant who helps organizations increase
their productivity and profitability through winning communication
She holds a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in Communication. She
doctoral work at Warnborough College in Oxford,
England, in gender communication. Dr. Nelson’s professional
background includes teaching in the Department of Communication
at the University of Colorado, Boulder, San Diego State and
For 30 years, she has trained and consulted for a wide variety of
government and Fortune 50 companies in 49 states and 4
Her clients have included Xcel Energy, Price Waterhouse Coopers,
The American Board of Trial Attorneys , AT&T, Honeywell, Hewlett
Packard, IBM, Upjohn Pharmaceuticals, Pentax, Lockheed Martin,
Johnson & Johnson, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Forest Service, U.S.
Department of Justice, and the U.S. Department of State. The State
Department sent Audrey to South Korea to represent the US
Embassy as a consultant on issues confronting Korean women in
Dr. Nelson was the co
founder and served as president of the
Organization for Research on Women and Communication and she
is the gender communication blogger for Psychology Today.
Audrey is a published author.
You Don’t Say: Navigating
Nonverbal Communication Between the Sexes
2004) was published in six languages. She co
Switching: How to Talk so Men Will Listen
(Penguin Alpha Books,
2009) and The Gender Communication Handbook: Conquering
Conversational Collisions Between Men and Women (Pfeiffer