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

An Open Letter to the Women Who Will Run the World

Jennifer Palmieri

Grand Central, 2018

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Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience

Hillary Rodham Clinton et al.

Simon & Schuster, 2019

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Greta Thunberg

Penguin, 2019

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5 Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose

Jean Case

Simon & Schuster, 2019

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Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, the chief executive of Feeding America, is trying to meet a huge surge in demand. A $100 million contribution from Jeff Bezos helped.

David Gelles

The New York Times, 2020

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Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility

Patty McCord

The Silicon Guild, 2018

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Drive Change, Manage Transitions, and Help Any Organization Turn Around

Jackie Jenkins-Scott

Career Press, 2020

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

Cecile Richards

Touchstone, 2018

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Book
How Every Woman Can Be a Leader of Change

Samar Shera

Grand Harbor Press, 2017

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Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back

Gretchen Carlson

Center Street, 2017

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