Joann S. Lublin

Author of "Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World"


Watch a 90-second video about Joann's WSJ career. 

WSJ honors Joann for winning the 2018 Gerald Loeb Lifetime Journalism Achievement Award

Joann S. Lublin recently retired as management news editor at The Wall Street Journal. She still writes a career advice column for the WSJ.

In 2018, she won the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Gerald Loeb Awards, the Pulitzer of business journalism. 

In 2003, she shared the Journal's Pulitzer Prize for stories about corporate scandals.

Ms. Lublin is the author of the popular leadership book,  "Earning it: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World.''

It offers insights from 52 high-level female corporate executives, based on career obstacles they overcame. Nearly two-thirds of the women interviewed are experienced public company CEOs.



Joann reads from "Earning It" at New York State Writers Institute program, December, 2016

  On KXAN TV, Austin, TX, April 2017

University of Toronto Rotman School of Management, March 2017

City University Of New York TV, June 2017

"Mind Your Business" on WABC radio, New York, December 2016

Program at Bay-area nonprofit Watermark, with Melissa Dyrdahl, September 2017


A sample of Joann's "Earning It" appearances

* Corporate women’s leadership events at Home Depot, Coca Cola, Vanguard Group, Delta Air Lines, Cisco, American Express, BlackRock, J.P. Morgan Chase, Campbell Soup, Adobe, IBM, Boston Consulting Group, Sidley Austin and Johnson & Johnson.

* Panel programs sponsored by the Global Institute for Women Corporate Directors, Chicago’s Executive Club, the Concordia Summit annual global affairs forum, the Rockefeller Foundation and the United Nations.

* Interviews on CNBC,, Bloomberg TV, National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered,” Sirius XM Business Radio and WABC Radio, New York.  

* Business school programs at Stanford, Harvard, Wharton, MIT’s Sloan School, the University of California Berkeley’s Hass School, Northwestern’s Kellogg School and the University of Toronto’s Rotman School.


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