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.
Preparing for the Unexpected: How Maria Fava Found Her Confidence as a Bicultural, Bilingual Woman at T. Rowe Price
Born in Mexico City and raised in Guadalajara, Maria Fava never would have predicted that she'd have a career in financial services. And certainly not in Maryland.
Over two decades ago, when Maria moved to the U.S. to study psychology at the University of Texas at Arlington, she'd planned on moving back to Mexico to study law after graduation. Instead, she fell in love with an unassuming Italian-American her senior year. She married him and moved to Maryland, his home state.
When the pandemic began in spring and her friends (and fellow Carnegie Mellon master's students) started to find out that their offers for summer internships were canceled, Mai Sha held her breath.
A five-step framework for addressing systematic racism at work
The world has changed in the past few weeks.
We're watching corporations and organizations across the world come out in support of Black lives in droves. Many of those organizations are doing so for the first time in their history.