When I'm a Surgeon: Dreaming is Believing: Doctor

When I'm a Surgeon: Dreaming is Believing: Doctor

by Samantha Pillay
When I'm a Surgeon: Dreaming is Believing: Doctor

When I'm a Surgeon: Dreaming is Believing: Doctor

by Samantha Pillay


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"When I'm a Surgeon," is a visionary children's book crafted to inspire and empower young minds. In this enchanting tale, aspiring surgeons, curious minds, and anyone eager to break free from stereotypes will find a narrative that transcends conventional boundaries.

This picture book doesn't merely break down gender stereotypes-it prevents their very formation. "When I'm a Surgeon" goes beyond shattering glass ceilings; it ensures they are never constructed in the first place. Within its vibrant illustrations and eloquent prose lies a powerful message encouraging girls to dream big and reach for the stars.

The narrative reveals the diverse skills, opportunities, and roles of a surgeon. Through the lens of this book, young readers witness a world where every aspiration is attainable, regardless of gender. It imparts a mantra of affirmations, instilling unshakable self-belief in every child and charting a course for future success.

An essential addition to every young girl's library, "When I'm a Surgeon" is more than a children's book-it's a manifesto for equality, a beacon of empowerment, and a celebration of limitless potential. Gift this extraordinary tale to the young dreamers in your life and watch as their imaginations soar to new heights.

A must-read for the next generation of leaders: "You can't be what you can't see."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781922675002
Publisher: Samantha Pillay
Publication date: 08/16/2021
Series: Inspirational Careers for Kids , #1
Pages: 38
Sales rank: 674,042
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 2 - 5 Years

About the Author

Samantha finished school at age 16 years and commenced studying medicine at The University of Adelaide. Driven to take on challenges, she became the first woman in South Australia to complete the adult Urological Surgical training program despite physical limitations from congenital hip dysplasia.Whilst training in urology, Samantha saw a need for a greater focus on incontinence treatments for women and a need for specialised care. Her vision was to establish a sub-specialty practice bringing the best treatments available to the women of South Australia. She became the first urologist in South Australia to exclusively specialise in female and functional urology, establishing Continence Matters in 2002, subsequently building her single surgeon practice into a Centre of Excellence.Dr Pillay has served on numerous National and State boards and committees, including;Chair of the Female Urology Special Advisory Group for the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand from 2007 to 2013. Samantha has devoted her career as a surgeon to treating incontinence, reducing the stigma, and educating doctors, health professionals and the community.She is a single mother and full-time practicing surgeon, running a business and a household, who enjoys writing in her spare time.Now she is a self-published author of: The No Recipe Cookbook - a cookbook for people who don't cook and The Inspirational Careers for Kids Picture Book Series. She was a 2022 finalist for SA Australian of the Year and a 2023 finalist for the Telstra Business Awards.
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