Nerve: Lessons On Leadership From Two Women Who Went First

byMartha Piper, Indira SamarasekeraForeword byKim Campbell

September 14, 2021|
Nerve: Lessons On Leadership From Two Women Who Went First by Martha Piper
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Candid and insightful perspectives on the dilemmas and opportunities women confront as they take on leadership positions Martha Piper and Indira Samarasekera had vastly different career paths on their way to becoming the first (and so far only) female presidents of two of Canada''s largest and most respected research universities and directors of some of the nation''s largest market cap companies, but what they had in common was their gender, their willingness to take risks when leadership opportunities presented themselves, and a work ethic second to none. It was not always easy, pretty, or fair, but it was always the result of choosing to answer the call to lead. A call that in the authors'' view, too many women still turn away from. In Nerve: Lessons on Leadership from Two Women Who Went First, Piper and Samarasekera share their personal and professional stories, offering guidance for women leaders of every age and at every stage of their career. Nerve is a must-read for any woman who is leading today, considering leading, or thinking about life after leading.
Indira Samarasekera served as the first woman president of the University of Alberta and is a director of Magna International, TC Energy, and Stelco and has served as a director of the Bank of Nova Scotia. An Officer of the Order of Canada, she was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Martha Piper ser...
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Title:Nerve: Lessons On Leadership From Two Women Who Went First
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:320 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.96 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.96 in
Published:September 14, 2021
Publisher:ECW Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781770416017

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