Oprah told the world, "If you want to read a very inspiring book, read Hard Won Wisdom." Through exclusive interviews with many of the strongest women of our times, best-selling author Fawn Germer shares the insights of female groundbreakers, dreamers, and survivors who've found extraordinary success. In Hard Won Wisdom, more than fifty of today's most successful women -businesswomen and politicians, athletes and scientists, activists and actresses-act as mentors by sharing their hardships and triumphs while relating what they have learned. Through never-before-published interviews and analysis from the nation's foremost experts in women's psychology, business and sociology, Hard Won Wisdom offers a practical program for success and a guide to living a bolder and more fulfilling life. Featuring: Jane Goodall, Carly Fiorina, Rita Moreno, Jocelyn Elders, Cokie Roberts, hockey's Cammi Granato, journalism legend Helen Thomas, Academy Award winner Frances McDormand, and many, many others. Best-selling author is an international speaker and corporate coach. She is a four-time Pulitzer-nominated journalist who worked as a correspondent for The Washington Post and U.S.News and World Report, and was a staff writer for The Miami Herald.
Fawn Germer is one of America's most sought-after keynote speakers on leadership. A four-time Pulitzer Prize-nominated investigative journalist, she is the bestselling author of nine books, including the Oprah pick Hard Won Wisdom. She has written for The Miami Herald, The Washington Post and U.S. News and World Report. Her recent clients include Kraft, NASA, Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Ford Motor Co., and State Farm, among others. She is based in Dunedin, Florida.