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.
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