Linda Tarr-Whelan will discuss her new book, Women Lead the Way: Your Guide to Stepping Up and Changing the World, which offers practical steps for women to bring their passions, brains, and backgrounds to the power table and make life better for themselves, their company or organization, and global society.
Host Bonnie Marcus shared, “It is an honor to have Linda on the show. She is a role model for all women and has had a remarkable career. This new book brings her strong experience, powerful research and her personal convictions about women’s strengths to the ground level with a practical roadmap for women to move up.”
Linda currently directs the Women’s Leadership Initiative at Demos, a New York-based think tank. She has been named by Ladies Home Journal as “One of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Washington”.
As managing director of Tarr-Whelan & Associates, Inc, Linda built the Center for Policy Alternatives (CPA) into a leading state policy and leadership center. She initiated and led CPA national policy campaigns and Leadership Institutes for elected leaders and created a bi-partisan and multi-cultural research and communications initiative, “Women’s Voices”, and two economic summits on the role of women and the economy with the White House in 1997 and at 11 Downing Street Summit in London in 1999.
She was appointed as Ambassador by President Bill Clinton in 1997 as the US Representative to the UN Commission on the Status of Women. Linda was Deputy Assistant to President Jimmy Carter in the White House, director of government relations and chief lobbyist for the National Education Association.
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