Bonnie Hagemann and Lisa Pent
The Courage to Advance
Real Life Resilience from the World’s Most Successful Women in Business
Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2021
Women leaders who faced challenges and found success tell their inspirational, candid stories.
Bonnie Hagemann, Lisa Pent and their colleagues from the WomenExecs on Boards network offer a collection of truly inspiring stories of the struggles that defined and shaped them as strong women leaders. All 36 women who share their experiences here participated in the Harvard Business School network program and are passionate about Hagemann and Pent’s cause: increasing gender parity in leadership roles worldwide. Their stories expose the less glamorous side of success and demonstrate the strength women must muster to overcome adversity. These revealing narratives about how women leaders found strength and persevered will inspire readers to overcome obstacles in their path.
About the Authors
Bonnie Hagemann and Lisa Pent and their colleagues in the WomenExecs on Boards network are graduates of the Harvard Business School.
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