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Ball, Erica

Summary: Madam C. J. Walker-reputed to be America's first self-made woman millionaire-has long been celebrated for her rags-to-riches story. Born to former slaves in the Louisiana Delta in the aftermath of the Civil War, married at fourteen, and widowed at twenty, Walker spent the first decades of her life as a laundress, laboring in conditions that paralleled the lives of countless poor and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WALKER, C.J. BAL

Stanborough, Rebecca

Summary: Discover 25 women who shattered the glass ceiling, each in their own way. In politics, government, the business world, and more, these women show us that ambition, perserverance, and hard work go a long way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J920 STA

Hobkirk, Lori.

Summary: "Starting a successful business is not an easy task. It was even more difficult for a Black woman to accomplish this in the 1900s. Yet, this is what Madam C.J. Walker did"--Page 5.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WAL

Gillard, Julia

Summary: "In conversation with some of the world's most powerful and interesting women, Women and Leadership explores gender bias and explores the barriers to women's participation in politics"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The MIT Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 GIL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Business Gillard

Zhuo, Julie

Summary: "Congratulations, you're a manager! After you pop the champagne, accept the shiny new title, and step into this thrilling next chapter of your career, the truth descends like a fog: you don't really know what you're doing. That's exactly how Julie Zhuo felt when she became a rookie manager at the age of twenty-five. She stared at a long list of challenges--from hiring to firing, from meeting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 ZHU

Pearson, Allison

Summary: Kate Reddy is facing her 50th birthday. Her children have turned into impossible teenagers; her mother and in-laws are in precarious health; and her husband is having a midlife crisis that leaves her desperate to restart her career after years away from the workplace. Once again, Kate is scrambling to keep all the balls in the air in a juggling act.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Pearson 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC PEA

Nooyi, Indra K.

Summary: "Indra Nooyi, the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo, offers clear-eyed insight and a call to action for how our society can really blend work and family-and advance women-in the twenty-first century"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NOOYI, INDRA K. NOO

Bonney, Grace

Summary: Across the globe, women are embracing the entrepreneurial spirit and starting creative businesses. In the Company of Women profiles over 100 of these influential and creative women from all ages, races, backgrounds, and industries. Chock-full of practical, inspirational advice for those looking to forge their own paths, these interviews detail the keys to success (for example, going with your...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 651 BON

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Business Bonney

McLaughlin, Elizabeth Cronise

Summary: "What if women forgot everything they'd been taught and radically redefined modern leadership? For those who have spent years playing by the rules only to suffer the cost, and who are now ready to transform their world and work, a soulful guide to knowing their power and using it for change at the deepest levels. Catastrophic events give us an opportunity to question everything. With systems of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio / Penguin 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 MCL

Shipman, Viola

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Once the hottest mergers and acquisitions executive in the company, Henrietta Wegner can see the ambitious and impossibly young up-and-comers gunning for her job. When Henri's boss makes it clear she'll be starting the New Year unemployed unless she can close a big deal before the holidays, Henri impulsively tells him that she can convince her aging parents to sell Wegner's -- their iconic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2023

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Lublin, Joann S

Summary: "Wall Street Journal reporter, author of Earning It, and Power Mom Joann Lublin reveals how boomer and millennial women navigate the emotional and professional challenges of careers and families through the generations"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 LUB

Steel, Danielle

Summary: The gripping story of a woman who loses everything-her husband, her home, her sense of self and safety, and her freedom. Sydney Wells's perfect life with her wealthy, devoted husband vanishes when he dies suddenly in an accident. Widowed at forty-nine, she discovers he has failed to include her in his will. With Andrew's vicious daughters in control of his estate, and no home or money, Sydney...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STE

Wang, Lisa Carmen

Summary: "Lisa Carmen Wang, the Founder and CEO of Bad Bitch Empire, writes about how women can break free of Good Girl Brainwashing and unapologetically turn their dreams into reality"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperBusiness, an imprint of HarperCollins Publisher 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 WAN

Steel, Danielle.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Running a successful fashion empire in Paris and New York that hides the pain of a failed marriage, Timmie O endures a sequence of meaningless relationships before a surprise bout of appendicitis places her under the care of alluring but married French doctor, Jean-Charles Vernier.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STE

Wolf, Alison.

Summary: Explores how the growing number of professional women have impacted society, considering controversial perspectives on how the definition of female success has changed in ways that may not be supporting a woman's best interests.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.4 WOL

Puma, Grace

Summary: "At a time when many long-held workplace structures and beliefs are changing, Career Forward is a beacon for women aspiring to achieve success and satisfaction in rewarding careers. Drawing on decades of experience reaching the top of Fortune 500 companies, Grace Puma and Christiana Smith Shi show women how to maximize their career journeys, get paid what they're worth, navigate the shifts that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2024

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Barrett, Jennifer L.

Summary: The CEO of the Acorns financial wellness app reframes traditional views on what it means to be a primary breadwinner, counseling working women on how to achieve freedom and security through practical approaches to financial independence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1082 BAR

Summary: Part two of Ayn Rand's groundbreaking novel. The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Brilliant creators, from artists to industrialists, continue to mysteriously disappear. Dagny Taggart, Vice President in Charge of Operations for Taggart Transcontinental, has discovered what may very well be the answer to a mounting energy crisis, a revolutionary motor that could seemingly power the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ATL RATED PG-13

Westerhout, Madeline

Summary: "From the first day President Trump stepped into the White House, Madeleine Westerhout was by his side, first as his executive assistant, then as the Director of Oval Office Operations. From her desk outside the Oval, she saw everyone who came in to see the president. She placed his phone calls, and was in the room for several historic moments. During her time working with President Trump at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WESTERHOUT, MADELINE WES

Lapin, Nicole

Summary: "Lapin draws on raw and often hilariously real stories from her own career -- the good, the bad, and the ugly -- to show what it means to be a "boss" in twelve easy steps. In her refreshingly accessible and relatable style, she first shows how to embracethe "boss of you" mentality by seizing the power that comes from believing in yourself and expanding your skillset. Then she offers candid...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Business 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.5 LAP

Pearson, Allison

Summary: "Allison Pearson's brilliant debut novel, I Don't Know How She Does It, was a New York Times bestseller with four million copies sold around the world. Called "the definitive social comedy of working motherhood" (The Washington Post) and "a hysterical look--in both the laughing and crying senses of the world--at the life of Supermom" (The New York Times), I Don't Know How She Does It introduced...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEA

Summary: A comedy centered on the life of Kate Reddy, a finance executive who is the breadwinner for her husband and two kids. When Kate gets handed a major new account that will require frequent trips to New York, Richard also wins the new job he's been hoping for and both will be spreading themselves even thinner. Complicating matters is Kate's charming new business associate Jack Abelhammer, who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY I

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE I

Goodman, Allegra.

Summary: "...a novel about getting and spending, and about the substitutions we make when we can't find what we're looking for..." --inside cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOO

Foster, Lori

Summary: "While investigating a criminal network, Detective Crosby Albertson keeps crossing paths with members of the highly trained, suspiciously well-informed McKenzie family... Madison McKenzie is the tech and surveillance whiz of her family's operation. A recent case introduced her to Detective Albertson. She finds herself irresistibly drawn to the sexy and mysterious cop. There's just one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HQN 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOS

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