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 mastering disruptive innovation. In an era of women political leaders and board members (albeit too few), new role models abound, and many of them have great advice to offer.


Summaries

What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table

Minda Harts

Seal Press, 2019

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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 and Chelsea Clinton

Simon & Schuster, 2019

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Greta Thunberg

Penguin, 2019

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Molly Ball

Henry Holt, 2020

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5 Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose

Jean Case

Simon & Schuster, 2019

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Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility

Patty McCord

The Silicon Guild, 2018

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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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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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