Helga Hengge is an inspiring keynote speaker, author and mountaineer. She is the first German woman to successfully climb Mount Everest and the Seven Summits. With her appearances at international conferences (such as AIRBUS, Daimler, BMW, IBM) and talk shows she reaches a worldwide audience.

In her presentations Helga takes her corporate audiences to the top of the highest mountains in the world linking the principles of success for outstanding challenges to the principles of success in business.

Reaching the summits of the highest mountains in the world was the high point of an exciting career between the extremes of creative work and outstanding mountaineering achievement. Helga started her career at VOGUE. She worked as a fashion editor on international campaigns in New York and studied philosophy, marketing, and film at New York University. 

Helga is the author of numerous publications and gained wide popularity through her appearances in prime time talk shows. She has written a bestseller about her Mount Everest ascent, “Mount Everest: Only the Sky Above”, and the Seven Summits.

Helga is currently living near Munich, Germany, pursuing her speaking career and new mountaineering challenges. She is married and has two children.

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