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Talking Leadership: Conversations with Powerful Women [Kindle Edition]

Mary Hartman
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Including 13 conversations with women practitioners of leadership from a variety of fields, this volume encourages readers to expand their definition of who a leader is and can be.

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The Leaders Featured in Talking Leadership:
Peggy Antrobus - prize-winning economist and founding director of the Women and Development Unit at the University of West Indies.
Susan Berresford - first woman president of the Ford Foundation.
Mildred Dresselhaus - first tenured woman faculty member in the engineering school, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and National Medal of Science winner.
Antonia Hernandez - president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund.
Bell Hooks - author of numerous books, including Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self Recovery and Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism.
Lois Juliber - executive vice president and chief of operations, developed markets, at Colgate-Palmolive Company.
Karen Nussbaum - director, Working Women's Department, the first women's unit with the AFL-CIO.
Jacqueline Pitanguy - former president of Brazil's National Council for Women's Right.
Anna Quindlen - Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, bestselling author and social critic.
Nafis Sadik - executive director, United Nations Population Fund.
Patricia Schroeder - twenty-four-year Democratic veteran in the US Congress and C.E.O, Association of American Publishers.
Ruth Simmons - first African American and third woman president of Smith College.
Christine Todd Whitman - first woman governor of New Jersey.

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  • File Size: 6952 KB
  • Print Length: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Rutgers University Press (February 1, 1999)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B000RY6UZ8
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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5.0 out of 5 stars What Do Senior Executive Women Think about Leadership? January 27, 2011
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I know, respect and adore Dean Mary Hartman from our days Douglass College in NJ. She has taken the very top women in Corporate America and other institutions and interviewed them. The result: An excellent compendium on Thought Leadership. Some of the women are well-known and others less known. They all have a lesson and insight to share. Helpful to use their bios to stimulate conversation in either a Leadership or course on Women and Leadership.
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