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
ABOUT THE SERIES Generation Girl books celebrate game-changing women. They are filled with profiles of amazing women who’ve been there, done that, and learned some valuable lessons along the way. Readers will be inspired by their stories, learn from their struggles and successes, and pick up some useful tools so that they too can change the world. Other Generation Girl books include: Girl Activist and Girl Genius.
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.
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.