Real Women, Real Leaders
Surviving and Succeeding in the Business World
By Kathleen Hurley, Priscilla Shumway
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: March 2015
Pages: 208

Praise for Real Women, Real Leaders

“Hurley and Shumway have put together an excellent and important work. Montana was built by hardworking and fearless mothers, wives and daughters, Indian and immigrant both and Real Women, Real Leaders profiles those who carry on the tradition and continue to blaze new trails.”
—Brian Schweitzer, Governor of Montana from 2005–2013

“It all comes down to leadership. The principles of leadership exemplified in this book are our roadmap. Let us not forget that we will never fulfill our 21st century potential if we don't have leaders capable of taking us there!”
—Ken Kay, CEO, EdLeader21 and Founding Chair, P21

“This book is critical to every girl and woman aspiring to be a leader and every boy and man committed to supporting a sister, a spouse, a partner, or a mom. All readers can discover remarkable role models, new insight, and new knowledge.”
—John I. Wilson, Former Executive Director, National Education Association

“Hurley and Shumway have produced a vital analysis of the essential skills, talents, and competencies of a fascinating group of female leaders. Not only an inspiring read, but also a practical guide to adopting some of these leaders' very best approaches in your own professional and personal life.”
—Deborah Quazzo, Founder and Managing Partner, GSV Advisors

“Leading large-scale impact is challenging for anyone, but historically, women have had to overcome added academic and professional obstacles. Real Women, Real Leaders captures the powerful stories of women who overcame these hurdles and not only found success but led others to success in the process.”
—Tom Vander Ark, CEO, Getting Smart, an education advocacy firm

“This book is for every woman who has faced challenges in the workplace because of her gender. These stories of women leaders will inspire and help those wishing to not only survive but also thrive because of the unique gifts women bring to the workplace.”
—Holly Jobe, Past President, International Society for Technology in Education

Real Women, Real Leaders wonderfully knits together stories of women in leadership and begins to build a bridge that can help future generations of girls and women cross to the leadership positions they so richly deserve and need to fill.”
—Wendy La Duke, Group Publisher, eSchool Media

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