Nancy Duarte

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Nancy Duarte
Occupation Non-fiction writer; graphic designer
Nationality American
Period 2008 – present
Genres Non-fiction
Subjects business; presentations

Nancy Duarte is an American writer and notable graphic designer. She is well known for her three best-selling books, which include Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences and slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations, and as the CEO of Duarte Design, the largest design firm in Silicon Valley and the fifth largest female employer in the area.[1]

Education[edit]

Duarte holds an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from the University of Southern Mississippi and an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.

Awards[edit]

In 2009, Duarte received the award for Mountain View Woman of the Year. In 2013, Nancy was awarded Microsoft's MVP Award for her work to help people excel with Microsoft PowerPoint. In 2013, she became a LinkedIn Influencer.

Notable Work[edit]

Duarte worked with Al Gore on the documentary slide show known as An Inconvenient Truth.[2][3][4] Duarte has long worked with TED Talks to improve the quality of presentations at the events.[5] She has also spoken several times herself at TED Talks.[6][7] She has also spoken widely at other venues, including South by Southwest and The World Domination Summit, hosted by Chris Guillebeau.

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