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Women and leadership


There’s been a lot of discussion about the new book Lean In by Facebook COO Sherly Sandberg. It’s part memoir and part self-help book with posits about women and leadership.

Dr. Dan Gottlieb and his guests advance the conversation about how women lead, what propels women or holds them back, and what leadership is. Dan’s joined by Bonnie St. John, Donna De Carolis, Beth Weinstock, and Autumn Bayles.

Bonnie St. John is the co-author of How Great Women Lead: A Mother-Daughter Adventure into the Lives of Women Shaping The World, which she wrote with her daughter Darcy Deane. In the Clinton Administration, she served as a Director for the National Economic Council. She is the first African-American to win a medal in The Paralympic Games as a ski racer and is CEO of Courageous Spirit, Inc.

Donna De Carolis, Ph.D. is the founding Dean of the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship at Drexel University.

Beth Weinstock is a Leadership Coach and Clinical Psychologist. She is part of the Resilience Group in Narberth.

Autumn Bayles is head of The Forum of Executive Women. She is VP of Global Operational Excellence at Aramark.



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  • Tammie Calabrese

    This book review is a step up from the changes to programming for the Today Show.
    A friend sent me this link, nice. Sadly, the Today Show is a cross between entertainment tonight, a talk show, and a sorority and/or fraternity meeting. My memories of Today Show began with coverage of the assassination of JFK, stepping on the moon, etc. I turn on the show and think maybe Today will be different, only to find more of the same. Looking for meaningful reporting on national and world news not opinion on water cooler topics so I now watch CBS and WHYY. PS The Billie Jean King documentary was outstanding. Thank you.




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