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Voices of Powerful Women

Voices of Powerful Women

In this empowering book, 40 amazing women who have exerted an influence on others in many different ways discuss their work, their achievements, their hopes and even their fears, offering women everywhere inspiration and optimism for the future through their fascinating explanations of what they have achieved. From entrepreneurs, musicians, artists, actors, politicians, environmentalists, humanitarians, world leaders and even Nobel Peace Prize winners, this book encourages readers to believe that they can achieve their greatest ambitions and help change the world for the better.

Ten questions have been answered by the 40 interviewees, providing a pithy and insightful view to each one. Topics range from influential early experiences, inspirations in life and most admired female figures to causes of anger, greatest fears, how to change the world and advice for the younger generation. Don’t get fooled by the book size, the insights by far exceed expectations!

The 40 Powerful Women in the Book

  • Isabel Allende
  • Christiane Amanpour
  • Maya Angelou
  • Hanan Ashrawi
  • Joan Baez
  • Benazir Bhutto
  • Mary Kayitesi Blewitt
  • Emma Bonino
  • Shami Chakrabarti
  • Jung Chang
  • Kate Clinton
  • Marie Colvin
  • Marion Cotillard
  • Severn Cullis-Suzuki
  • Carla Del Ponte
  • Judi Dench
  • Shirin Ebadi
  • Tracey Emin
  • Jane Fonda
  • Tanni Grey-Thompson
  • Dagmar Havlova
  • Swanee Hunt
  • Bianca Jagger
  • Natasa Kandic
  • Kathy Kelly
  • Martha Lane Fox
  • Dame Ann Leslie
  • Professor Wangari Maathai
  • Mairead Maguire
  • Mary McAleese
  • Soledad O’Brien
  • Sinead O’Connor
  • Yoko Ono
  • Mariane Pearl
  • Kim Phuc
  • Paloma Picasso
  • Sister Helen Prejean
  • CSJ
  • Paula Rego
  • Louise Ridley
  • Mary Robinson
  • Jody Williams

About the Author

Zoë Sallis was born in India and educated in England. She attended Cheltenham Ladies’ College. After college she won a scholarship to the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, and went on to act in stage performances, television and cinematic films. She met and fell in love with film director John Huston in 1960. Among her published books, “Ten Eternal Questions” and “Our Stories, Our Visions” were both international bestsellers.

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