Women Leaders at Work by Elizabeth Ghaffari (auth.)

By Elizabeth Ghaffari (auth.)

"Women Leaders at Work lines the private lifestyles judgements taken by way of girls who came across how one can in attaining greatness of their paintings. each one tale is interesting. yet, jointly, the tales supply notion. They illustrate how actual girls of assorted abilities from different backgrounds traversed particularly diversified paths, seized possibilities awarded in lots of guises, and located how you can in attaining and to give a contribution to society. Elizabeth Ghaffari relates those tales with an unerring intuition to bare the interesting, own dimensions of actual women." Anita ok. Jones, college Professor Emerita, collage of Virginia

"Women Leaders at Work shines a mild on ladies. present day leaders who're ladies, who're altering our international, at the same time examples, motivate younger women who're our leaders of the long run. nice book!" Frances Hesselbein, President & CEO,Leader to chief Institute, long island, NY

"The tales of every of those awesome girls learn like novels -- humble beginnings, triumphs, mess ups, extraordinary selection and resourcefulness, overcoming the widespread hindrances dealing with ladies within the place of work. yet those tales are real, they usually motivate us. there are numerous extra tales in the market, yet due to Elizabeth Ghaffari, we're privileged to proportion those few. Groundbreaking girls, groundbreaking book." Judith M. Runstad, legal professional, FOSTER PEPPER PLLC,Seattle, WA

"I have learn many books on management and ladies leaders, and Elizabeth Ghaffari's booklet rises to the pinnacle for me. The in-depth interviews supply perception into management often, concerns targeted to girls, in addition to an insider's view right into a extensive array of industries. Women Leaders at Work highlights tremendous girls leaders, past the "usual suspects," a lot of whom you could by no means have another way come to know." Cathy Sandeen, Ph.D., MBA, Dean, UCLA Extension, collage of California, l. a.

"In her most modern booklet, Elizabeth Ghaffari has scouted out unheard of girls who begun in small, yet brave how one can stick to targeted visions. those girls completed positions of impression and gear, yet their routes to good fortune have been by no means straight-lined. They persevered digressions and embraced switch. They navigated the intricacies of organizations, academia, non-profits, and the fields of technological know-how and know-how. They communicate with their very own voices approximately their lives and motivation and inform their tales with modesty and encouragement to different ladies who will want to lead and serve." Mary S. Metz, Ph.D., President Emerita, generators collage

"Women Leaders at Work is crammed from cover-to-cover with tales in regards to the lives of impressive ladies who're in management this day. Elizabeth Ghaffari makes use of her unparalleled interviewing abilities to invite the ideal inquiries to elicit memorable classes which are inspiring, uplifting and academic. all the eighteen chapters specializes in the existence and profession direction of a desirable, finished lady. Ghaffari illustrates that step forward good fortune can ensue in a myriad of fields from drugs, legislation, academia, govt, public companies, technological know-how and philanthropy. it's not essential to remain on a slim hierarchical occupation course. actually, none of those champions occupation paths that have been straight-line trajectories. 'We frequently need to be re-potted to develop' and 'Don't depart the facility of a company simply because you need to switch the realm. Harness it,' are of the various memorable classes. Women Leaders at Work is full of very important knowledge and recommendation for previous, current and destiny leaders. I hugely suggest this publication for women and men of every age and interests!" Susan Murphy, Ph.D, famous writer, speaker, company advisor, www.Consult4Business.com

"Ghaffari's ladies Leaders at paintings captures diversified own tales of trailblazing ladies who proportion candid stories together with occupation demanding situations. it's transparent that rather more than mentoring concerns -- sponsorship is key." Linda Griego, President & CEO, Griego corporations, Inc.

In Women Leaders at Work, expert interviewer Elizabeth Ghaffari speaks to girls at or close to the head in their professions in a big selection of fields. partially, the publication specializes in how they did it: how they ready, how they overcame stumbling blocks, how they accomplished significant milestones, and the way they took the novel flip within the occupation direction that made the entire distinction. every one bankruptcy is additionally a gem that comprises beneficial insights into gaining and utilizing strength responsibly. each interview exhibits how lady leaders make a distinction on a daily foundation: charting technique, dealing with senior managers and key companions, allocating assets, influencing stakeholders and the general public, dealing with inner difficulties and aggressive demanding situations, launching tasks, or pouncing on possibilities the remainder of us cannot see.

This booklet, just like the others within the bestselling Apress At Work sequence, presents readers with a variety of examples and studies they could use to accomplish their very own objectives. It info key activities or judgements that may aid girls achieve the C-level, win public place of work, or in attaining expert reputation and standing. via tapping the knowledge and astute recommendation of up to date ladies in management, Women Leaders at Work presents an up to date consultant for formidable girls looking expert luck. This book:

  • Showcases profitable girls in management positions within the smooth millennium
  • Explains how they ready to tackle the demanding situations management imposes
  • Provides recommendation if you may persist with of their footsteps
  • Demystifies occupation good fortune for ladies

Other books within the Apress At paintings sequence:

  • Coders at Work, Seibel, 978-1-4302-1948-4
  • Venture Capitalists at Work, Shah & Shah, 978-1-4302-3837-9
  • CIOs at Work, Yourdon, 978-1-4302-3554-5
  • CTOs at Work, Donaldson, Seigel, & Donaldson, 978-1-4302-3593-4
  • Founders at Work, Livingston, 978-1-4302-1078-8
  • European Founders at Work, Santos, 978-1-4302-3906-2
  • Advertisers at Work, Tuten, 978-1-4302-3828-7
  • Gamers at Work, Ramsay. 978-1-4302-3351-0

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Women’s participation percentages are exemplary in both winter and summer Olympic Games. That was all accomplished very quietly and not at all painfully. If we can have gender equity in the two weeks of the Olympic Games, we can do it any time. The foundation did studies of newspaper and television coverage of women in sports in the 1990s and in the 2000s. Early on, that research provided some unique lessons about televised coverage of women in sports. Women were infantilized in the finals of US Tennis Open.

We can undertake studies to look at how coaching is done, for example. We’re also doing a project on a new way to prevent the head injuries that are endemic in football. We’re working on a different way of tackling as a different way to solve the problem of head injuries among youth. The helmet only works to keep all the parts in place once you have the problem. It doesn’t solve the issue of preventing concussions or spinal injuries. It was never designed to deal with any of that. We’re looking for ways to avoid the injuries that typical, head tackling produces.

I’ve been a member of the USOC since 1976 except for an eighteen-month hiatus. At one point, I thought I’d finished my time on the USOC in February 1985. Then in 1986, I was elected to the IOC and then re-joined the USOC as required by the IOC. Ghaffari: How did you get the LA84 Foundation job? DeFrantz: I was already working at the Foundation when the current president, Dr. Stanton Wheeler, decided to return to Yale. The Board members knew me from my work for the LAOOC and recognized that I had a passion for the work at hand.

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