Girl to Boss!: Advice for Girls from 50 of America's Most Successful Women (Paperback)

Girl to Boss!: Advice for Girls from 50 of America's Most Successful Women By Julia Taylor Brandus, Paul Brandus (With) Cover Image
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Fifty women. Fifty inspiring stories. Fifty role models for America’s girls!

Spies. Venture capitalists. Pilots and Pulitzer Prize winners. Doctors and diplomats. Economists and engineers. Scientists and CEOs. Teachers. Software developers. Video game makers. And so many more!

In this amazing book—based on dozens of interviews—fifty of America’s most successful women, some famous, some not, reveal their tips on how they made it. How they blazed their own trail. How they learned along the way. How they dealt with setbacks and defied the naysayers.

Written for girls ages nine and up—girls who will soon enter what is a rapidly evolving economy and a rapidly evolving workforce—Girl to Boss! will inspire, entertain, and inform the next generation of leaders and achievers!

Featuring interviews with:
-Maureen Dowd, Pulitzer Prize–Winning Columnist for the New York Times
-Norah O’Donnell, Anchor, CBS Evening News
-Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Historian and Professor, NYU
-Noël Bakhtian, Director of Tech Acceleration, Bezos Earth Fund
-Carmen Medina, Former Deputy Director, CIA
-Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Former US Representative
-Eun Sun Kim, Music Director, San Francisco Opera
-Jill Hennessy, Actor, Singer, Songwriter
-Dr. Seema Yasmin, Epidemiologist, Stanford University
-Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour, First Black Female Combat Pilot
-Cynthia Germanotta (Lady Gaga’s Mom), President, Born This Way Foundation
-Pam Randhawa, CEO, Empiriko Corp.
-Kimberly Smith Spacek, Head of Capital Formation, TechStars
-Cynthia Marshall, CEO, Dallas Mavericks, NBA
-Benita Fitzgerald Mosley, Olympic Gold Medalist
-And many more inspiring women!

About the Author

Julia Taylor Brandus, eleven, is a sixth grader in Virginia. She plays basketball and soccer, reads, and is learning to play the bass. She lives with her mom, dad, and Poppy the Corgi. This is her first book.

A historian and keynote speaker—including at seven presidential libraries—Paul Brandus is a columnist for USA Today and Dow Jones/MarketWatch, and one of the most followed journalists in the White House press corps, with more than 375,000 Twitter followers (@WestWingReport). He is the author of books on the White House and presidency, U.S. military, and former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. His podcast, Jackie, has won numerous awards. He lives in the Washington, D.C. area with his family.

Praise For…

Girl to Boss! Advice for Girls from 50 of America’s Most Successful Women by Julia Taylor Brandus (with a little help from Mom and Dad) is a great resource for the next generation of women leaders. The collection of conversations helps young women dream big by providing impactful stories, thoughtful advice, and tangible lessons all from the perspective of ten-year-old Taylor Brandus. Interviewees include prominent leaders from a broad range of industries—artificial intelligence, business, sustainability, government, technology, and more—a testament to the boundless possibilities of women. I am confident this book will serve to empower and inspire the next generation of women leaders.”
— Jessica Sibley, CEO, Time, Inc.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781637589939
ISBN-10: 163758993X
Publisher: Post Hill Press
Publication Date: September 5th, 2023
Pages: 304
Language: English