Women in Leadership

You’d think the female boss would be ubiquitous by now, but leadership roles still pose particular challenges for women – from overcoming old stereotypes to mastery disruptive innovation. In an era of female political leaders and board members (albeit too few), new role models abound, and many of them have great advice to offer.

Summaries

Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Sheryl Sandberg

Knopf, 2013

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Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back

Gretchen Carlson

Center Street, 2017

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Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility

Patty McCord

The Silicon Guild, 2018

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How Empowering Women Changes the World

Melinda Gates

Flatiron Books, 2019

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Freakonomics Radio

Stephen J. Dubner and Matt Frassica

Freakonomics, 2018

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Why Science Is Still a Boys' Club

Eileen Pollack

Beacon Press, 2015

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What You Need to Lead but Won't Learn in Business School

Selena Rezvani

Praeger, 2009

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Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead

Cecile Richards

Touchstone, 2018

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Greta Thunberg

Penguin, 2019

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The New Playbook for Managing Across Differences

Jane Hyun and Audrey S. Lee

HarperBusiness, 2014

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