Resources that have inspired my work with women leaders and influence me in daily life.
on women, the workplace, and leadership
An inspirational book that gives women practical tools and motivation to stretch beyond their self-imposed limitations and take bold action for themselves and their careers.
You Can't Fix What You Can't See
Cornwell, a Silicon Valley tech guru, provides practical tools that allow men to ‘see’ more clearly, and therefore to help ‘fix,’ the battles women face in the workplace.
The Virago Book of Women Travelers
EDITED BY MARY MORRIS
Tales of adventurous women who ignored convention and charted their own travels.
Successful Women Speak Differently
Practical, powerful tips on communication that can increase confidence and expand influence.
What Works For Women At Work
JOAN C. WILLIAMS AND RACHEL DEMPSEY
Illustrates four patterns that present challenges for working women, and strategies for addressing them
What Works: Gender Equality by Design
Focuses on practical steps organizations can take to address and overcome gender inequality.
How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back
SALLY HELGESEN AND MARSHALL GOLDSMITH
A good overview of self-defeating behaviors that hold women back from realizing their ambitions, with practical tips for overcoming them.
How Remarkable Women Lead
JOANNA BARSH AND SUSIE CRANSTON
As useful for men as for women, provides a pragmatic framework for leadership (“Centered Leadership”) that moves beyond stereotypes.
The Fix: Overcome the Invisible Barriers That Are Holding Women Back at Work
MICHELLE P. KING
Important perspective, grounded in ample research, that it’s workplaces that need fixing — not women. Benefits for men too!
Dare To Lead: Brave Work, Tough Conversations, Whole Hearts
A must-read primer for developing brave leadership skills, in organizations or in any realm.