Top Left: Captured at Books Inc–just a few of the powerful women in this audience: front left: Marya Stark (Emerge America board chair); middle left Google executive Rachel Payne; back row my editor at Seal Press Brooke Warner and publisher Krista Lyons; Front row center activist par excellence Marilyn Fowler representing Women’s Intercultural Network-California Women’s Agenda, and right semi-hidden by my book is environmental blogger Beth Terry of Fake Plastic Fish.
Top Right: Me and Heidi Groshelle at the Books, Inc. signing
Bottom Left: Blogger Beth Terry (check out Fake Plastic Fish) tells her inspiring story of how she used the power tool “create a movement” and got Brita to make its filters recyclable.
Bottom Right: Marilyn Fowler, stalwart leader of U.S. Women Connect and the Women’s Intercultural Network shares her power to story.
GLORIA FELDT is the New York Times bestselling author of several books including No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power, a sought-after speaker and frequent contributor to major news outlets, and the Co-Founder and President of Take The Lead. People has called her “the voice of experience,” and among the many honors she has been given, Vanity Fair called her one of America’s “Top 200 Women Legends, Leaders, and Trailblazers,” and Glamour chose her as a “Woman of the Year.”
As co-founder and president of Take The Lead, a leading women’s leadership nonprofit, her mission is to achieve gender parity by 2025 through innovative training programs, workshops, a groundbreaking 50 Women Can Change The World immersive, online courses, a free weekly newsletter, and events including a monthly Virtual Happy Hour program and a Take The Lead Day symposium that reached over 400,000 women globally in 2017.