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Author: Mary J. Wardell

Paperback: 150

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

Copyright: 2020

Language: English

Twice as Good Leadership and Power for Women of Color

With the emergence of the #MeToo, #TimesUp, and #BlackLivesMatter movements, as well as the election of the most diverse and female Congress in history, America is experiencing a referendum on what power and leadership looks like.

Women of color are the answer to that referendum and uniquely positioned to assume powerful roles in the country. But first, is to be honest about the misogyny and racism that women of color experience at work and in their lives.

In Twice as Good, Dr. Mary J. Wardell, an expert on diversity in the workplace and women of color in leadership, writes a stirring call-to-action for women of color who are ready to step into their power.

Twice as Good shows women of color:

  • Why their work community needs them to be the courageous leader,

  • The truth about why others fail to recognize the leadership capacity of women of color,

  • Ways to bring their passion and perspective into work to advance their leadership,

  • Stories from women of color who successfully aligned their personal power and cultural identity into their leadership, and

  • Practices for taking the necessary steps to becoming a leader.

Author Bio:

Dr. Mary J. Wardell is a University Leader, Professor, Keynote Speaker, Commissioner, and Diversity/Inclusion Expert based in San Francisco where she resides.

A twenty-five-year veteran of California higher education, Dr. Wardell is the Vice Provost for Diversity Engagement and Community Outreach at the University of San Francisco and the President of the San Francisco Public Library Commission.

A sought-after speaker and thought leader in building a culture of love and inclusivity for all employees and students, she is the Founder and Principal of the DEI Leadership Group, a diversity solutions and crisis management firm in San Francisco.

She has a doctorate from Pepperdine University's Graduate School of Education and Psychology, a master's in Cross Cultural Counseling and Social Justice Education from San Diego State University, and bachelor's degree from the University of the Pacific. 

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