Doers and Dreamers: The 5 Books on Inspiring Women

Doers and Dreamers: 5 Books on Inspiring Women

Five fresh, inspiring titles that deserve a spot on everyone’s reading list.
A FEMINIST MANIFESTO IN FIFTEEN SUGGESTIONS by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche

Dear Ijeawele, or A FEMINIST MANIFESTO IN FIFTEEN SUGGESTIONS

A beautiful companion to We Should All Be Feminists, the newest title from author and famed TED Talker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie offers her perspective on how we can raise and empower our daughters to become strong, independent women while instilling the practice of gender equality. Written as a letter to a childhood friend, Dear Ijeawele is a quick read that is both powerful and honest.

The Meaning of Michelle, edited be Veronica Chambers

THE MEANING OF MICHELLE

A celebration of Michelle Obama, from her upbringing to her professional accomplishments, and her remarkable impact as First Lady. This collection of 16 essays is intertwined with writers’ personal experiences on how they relate to Michelle, but also why they admire her.

BAD GIRLS THROUGHOUT HISTORY by Ann Shen

BAD GIRLS THROUGHOUT HISTORY

A beautifully illustrated book that showcases 100 revolutionary women from different eras and the impact they made on our society. A real glimpse at their contributions to humanity is complemented by stunning portraits of each woman.

Shrill with Lindy West

Shrill

An equally powerful and humorous book of essays on how to live in a society filled with body shaming, sexism and harassment. Award-winning author Lindy West digs deep and pulls from her own personal experiences on these subjects and encourages acceptance, opinions, and self-love. Shrill will have you in laughter and tears (and nodding in agreement).

WOMEN IN SCIENCE by rachel ignotofsky

WOMEN IN SCIENCE

A well-deserved spotlight on women who fought against gender stereotypes and made discoveries that changed history. Both charming and inspirational, Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World, highlights the contributions women have made in their respective fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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