Talking Leadership: Conversations with Powerful Women / Edition 1

Talking Leadership: Conversations with Powerful Women / Edition 1

by Mary S. Hartman
     
 

The Leaders Featured in Talking Leadership:

  • Peggy Antrobus—prize-winning economist and founding director of the Women and Development Unit at the University of West Indies.
  • Susan Berresford—first woman president of the Ford Foundation.
  • Mildred Dresselhaus—first tenured woman faculty member in the engineering school, Massachusetts
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Overview

The Leaders Featured in Talking Leadership:

  • Peggy Antrobus—prize-winning economist and founding director of the Women and Development Unit at the University of West Indies.
  • Susan Berresford—first woman president of the Ford Foundation.
  • Mildred Dresselhaus—first tenured woman faculty member in the engineering school, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and National Medal of Science winner.
  • Antonia Hernandez—president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund.
  • bell hooks—author of numerous books, including Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self Recovery and Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism.
  • Lois Juliber—executive vice president and chief of operations, developed markets, at Colgate-Palmolive Company.
  • Karen Nussbaum—director, Working Women's Department, the first women's unit with the AFL-CIO.
  • Jacqueline Pitanguy—former president of Brazil's National Council for Women's Right.
  • Anna Quindlen—Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, bestselling author and social critic.
  • Nafis Sadik—executive director, United Nations Population Fund.
  • Patricia Schroeder—twenty-four-year Democratic veteran in the US Congress and C.E.O, Association of American Publishers.
  • Ruth Simmons—first African American and third woman president of Smith College.
  • Christine Todd Whitman—first woman governor of New Jersey.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813525600
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
01/19/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Peggy Antrobus29
Susan Berresford45
Mildred Dresselhaus65
Antonia Hernandez79
Bell Hooks99
Lois Juliber117
Karen Nussbaum135
Jacqueline Pitanguy157
Anna Quindlen175
Nafis Sadik201
Patricia Schroeder217
Ruth J. Simmons237
Christine Todd Whitman257
Notes279
About the Interviewers283

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