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Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to the Women Who Will Run the World

Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to the Women Who Will Run the World

by Jennifer Palmieri
Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to the Women Who Will Run the World

Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to the Women Who Will Run the World

by Jennifer Palmieri


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Redefine the expectations for women in leadership roles with this #1 New York Times bestselling volume of inspiring advice by the former communications director for Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

Framed as an empowering letter from former Hillary Clinton Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri to the first woman president, and by extension, to all women working to succeed in any field, Dear Madam President is filled with forward-thinking, practical advice for all women who are determined to seize control of their lives-from boardroom to living room.

As a country, we haven't wrapped our heads around what it should look like for a woman to be in the job of President. Our only models are men. While wildly disappointed by the outcome of the 2016 election, Palmieri argues that our feelings-confusion, love, hate, acceptance-can now open the country up to reimagining women in leadership roles. And that is what Palmieri takes on in this book-redefining expectations for women looking to lead and creating a blueprint for women candidates and leaders to follow. Dear Madam President will turn the results of the 2016 election into something incredibly empowering for graduates, future female leaders, and independent thinkers everywhere.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538713457
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 03/27/2018
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 412,574
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jennifer Palmieri was the Director of Communications for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign. Prior to that position, she served as the White House Communications Director for President Barack Obama. She has also been the National Press Secretary for the 2004 John Edwards presidential campaign and for the Democratic Party in 2002. She is currently President of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, and she frequently appears on television and radio outlets.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Dear Madam President 1

Chart your own path

Chapter 1 The Day After 13

When the unimaginable happens, imagine what else may be possible

Chapter 2 Move Forward, Draw Fire 33

Brace yourself: Nothing draws fire like a woman moving forward

Chapter 3 In the Room 59

Speak up-Your voice is needed

Chapter 4 Nod Less, Cry More 73

It's your world and you can cry if you want to

Chapter 5 Keep Your Head (and Your Heart) During a Storm 89

You need both to steer the ship to safety

Chapter 6 Embrace Your Battle Scars 107

Show us what you have been through. It tells us what we can survive

Chapter 7 Her Story 119

Don't search for your role in his story-Write your own

Chapter 8 Underfeated 137

Even when you lose, refuse to be defeated

Chapter 9 Bound Together 157

We are bound together. Now we need to unite

Acknowledgments 176

About the Author 180

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