8 Books By Women to Read this Fall - 2020 Edition
If you've found a dearth of things to thing look forward to in 2020, well... you're not alone.
To help remedy that, we've put together a list of 8 books coming out this year to help you find the motivation you need to close 2020 on a high note!
On Taking Risks—at Work and Beyond
Undaunted by Kara Goldin (October 20)
Ready to move from ideas to action? Kara breaks down how you can overcome doubts (and your doubters) to build better products, brands, and companies!
Unapologetically Ambitious by Shellye Archambeau (October 6)
One of the first Black women to become a CEO in Silicon Valley, Shellya shares a blueprint for how you can achieve your professional and personal goals by recounting her own struggles and triumphs as a mom, wife, and ambitious professional.
Uncharted by Margaret Heffernan (September 8)
Ideal for these turbulent times, entrepreneur, CEO, and TED speaker Margaret Heffernan offers tips for preparing for and navigating uncertainty—from people who aren't daunted by it.
On Building Kinder, More Inclusive Workplaces
Building for Everyone by Annie Jean-Baptiste (August 18)
The head of Google's product inclusion team, Annie shares case studies and personal experiences to teach us how to incorporate diversity and inclusion in product design, ensuring that the products we create work for everyone.
Can't Even by Anne Helen Petersen (September 22)
Feeling burnt out? Join the club. Previously a senior culture writer at Buzzfeed, Anne Helen Petersen has seen millennial burnout firsthand—now she's offering strategies for individuals, societies, and companies to prevent it.
Do Good at Work by Bea Boccalando (November 24)
If you feel lost and demotivated at work, you're not alone. Bea Boccalando presents a framework to help workers break free from work that feels meaningless... without quitting their jobs! Learn the art and science of job purposing to unlock fulfillment at work.
Trampled by Unicorns by Maëlle Gavet (September 29)
Gavet explores the lack of empathy in big tech and shares steps the industry can take to course correct and have a positive impact on the world.
Confessions from Your Token Black Colleague by Talisa Lavarry (August 21)
Diversity and inclusion consultant Talisa Lavarry shares stories of the discrimination she's faced in her career, and lessons for building more equitable workplaces.
Dorra Bouchiha can remember the exact moment she realized she wasn't in control of her own career.
It was summer 2018, and she was sitting at work, watching a presentation by one of her then-employer's new leaders. The presenter was talking about personal growth and showed the room a slide of two images side by side.
Growing Your Career in Technical Support: 4 Tips for Getting Hired at Elastic from Support Director Heidi Sager
Heidi Sager loves math, but she also loves working with people.
She always has, which is why she enjoyed her part-time job working at the IT department of the University of Colorado while she was studying electrical engineering. (She'd started in computer science, but explains that it "wasn't for her" and switched her major.) She helped students and professors with word processors, basic programming, and software checkout, and took a full-time job after graduation as a UNIX system administrator.
Working at Relativity—the global tech company that equips legal and compliance professionals with a powerful data-organizing and discovery platform—looked different in 2020. The highly collaborative environment of their Chicago headquarters transitioned to a virtual setting, and just like companies around the country, Relativity adapted their goals and major projects to a completely remote environment.