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Women Who Are Changing the World

Time Inc

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Time Home Entertainment
01 December 2017
Biography; Cultural studies; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women
This groundbreaking collection profiles nearly 50 women across a range of endeavors: business, politics, science, technology, sports, entertainment and more.

A companion to TIME's multi-platform documentary, the book includes 15 first person deep-dives into the lives of influential women such as General Lori Robinson, the first woman to lead troops into combat, Kathryn Sullivan, the first woman to walk in space, and Aretha Franklin, the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Many others, including Oprah Winfrey, Madeline Albright, and Sheryl Sandburg offer their own personal reflections, thematic quotes and perspectives on balance, perseverance and strength.

Each first-person piece or quote is accompanied by a distinctive portrait by photographer Luisa Dorr - set up and taken on her iPhone. Others included in this unforgettable volume: Serena Williams, Ellen Degeneres, Loretta Lynch, Shonda Rimes, Nancy Pelosi, Rita Moreno, Cindy Sherman and Mo'Ne Davis.

With a stirring introduction by Nancy Gibbs, herself a pioneer as the first female editor of TIME magazine, this is an inspirational book for all women and men.
Edited by:   Time Inc
Imprint:   Time Home Entertainment
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 178mm,  Width: 178mm, 
ISBN:   9781683300687
ISBN 10:   1683300688
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   01 December 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Firsts: Women Who Are Changing the World

The book profiles 45 women ranging in age from 16 to 87 who are pioneers in their fields...It's a remarkable lineup, and their stories are, in turns, bold and bewildering. -- Chicago Tribune


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