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Fears to Fierce

A Woman's Guide to Owning Her Power

Brita Fernandez Schmidt Gillian Anderson Jennifer Nadel



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19 January 2021
A feminist Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by leading voice in female empowerment Find Meaning Own Your Power Transform your World When we're 'head-heavy', we can get stuck. Inspiration is felt in the heart and the gut, and the way it feels is fierce. The 'fierce' is waiting for you to acknowledge it, to allow it and believe it.

Brita Fernandez Schmidt has spent 25 years championing women's rights across the world, nurturing her own fierce and inspiring others to do the same. Through a combination of guidance, storytelling and practical tools, her rallying call in Fears to Fierce will inspire you to realise your purpose and potential, ignite your fierce and create the life you have been dreaming of.
By:   Brita Fernandez Schmidt
Foreword by:   Gillian Anderson, Jennifer Nadel
Imprint:   Rider
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 215mm,  Width: 136mm,  Spine: 19mm
Weight:   245g
ISBN:   9781846046513
ISBN 10:   1846046513
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   19 January 2021
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  ELT Advanced ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Brita Fernandez Schmidt serves as the Executive Director of Women for Women International - UK and is the Senior Vice President for Global Partnerships (Global). She is an advocate and promoter of women's empowerment, women's rights and equality. She frequently writes about the challenges women face all over the world in the context of poverty and conflict. Brita is an in demand coach and public speaker. Originally from Germany, Brita went to school in Venezuela and has lived and/or worked in over 16 countries. She now lives in the UK with her husband and two daughters.

Reviews for Fears to Fierce: A Woman's Guide to Owning Her Power

The perfect dose of work-life inspiration from the woman who knows how to manage it all fearlessly, fiercely - and with a sense of humour. A must-read for anyone with big ambitions -- Viv Groskop An incredibly invigorating book, full of Brita's trademark energy, effervescent optimism and unquestionable wisdom, the perfect antidote to this current climate of despair. Brita is a true visionary, and has a real gift to empower. Fears to Fierce inspires confidence and sustenance for anyone who wants to take action and make a difference -- Amika George Brita embodies what it is to live fiercely in life and work. This book inspires you to embrace your deepest fears and reframe them -- Emma Gannon A book that reminds us to be who we are. Brita absolutely has the superpower to inspire -- Jasmine Hemsley In this powerful book, Brita urges us to embrace feminism as an inclusive movement, to join together and create the world we want to live in -- Nimco Ali

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