Girl CEO

Foreword by: Tory Burch
For Ages: 9 - 99
Rebel girls, young entrepreneurs, and other trailblazing tweens and teens will find inspiring success stories and practical advice for launching their own illustrious careers—right now!

Mini-biographies of leading women entrepreneurs—from Katrina Lake to Oprah, Tavi Gevinson to Sheryl Sandberg, and Ursula Burns to Diane von Furstenberg—offer windows into what it takes to succeed, with a particular focus on the challenges faced (and overcome) by girls and women. Each success story provides different lessons in life and leadership—such as how to:

*identify a lucrative niche

*build and maintain a brand

*grow a loyal customer base

*raise money for research and development

*turn an interest (or a passion) into a career

*build a strong network

Fascinating figures from the words of media, technology, fashion, food, and more share their secrets with tomorrow’s leaders. Some of the women whose stories will be included in the book are:

Oprah
Prerna Gupta
Sheryl Sandberg
Venus Williams
Katrina Lake
Ursula Burns
Noa Mintz
Estee Lauder
Mikaila Ulmer
Madam CJ Walker
Diane von Furstenberg
Tavi Gevinson
Joy Mangano
Lilly Singh
Mariam Naficy
Judy Faulkner
Debbie Sterling
Anne Wojcicki
Katharine Graham
  • Downtown Bookworks | 
  • 160 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781941367520 | 
  • June 2018 | 
  • Grades 4 and up
List Price $15.99 (price may vary by retailer)

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Katherine Ellison

Katherine Ellison is a Pulitzer-prize winning former foreign correspondent and author and co-author of several books, including The Mommy Brain: How Motherhood Makes You Smarter and Buzz: A Year of Paying Attention.

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Ronnie Cohen

Ronnie Cohen is a prize-winning freelance writer in Northern California. She contributes regularly to Reuters Health, and her work has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, The Guardian, and Newsweek.

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