With the upcoming release of the latest book in the Outlier Series, Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers, the Outlier Team decided it was time to reveal more of the women who are featured in the book (for the two previously announced women, click here). And without further adieu, it is our pleasure to announce Christine Jones and Dr. Mildred M. G. Olivier, who were interviewed and featured in our upcoming book Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers! We are humbled and thankful to work with these women on a book highlighting the accomplishments of the extraordinary, and inspiring … [Read more...]
Meet Sheryl Sandberg, a Woman Game Changer in the Workplace!
With the upcoming release of Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers, we are continuing the theme of honoring outstanding women! Sheryl Sandberg might not be a name you recognize, however I am sure you will all recognize the company she works for. Sandberg is the COO (Chief Operating Officer) of Facebook. Sandberg was the first woman to serve on Facebook’s board. Prior to Facebook, Sandberg was Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations at Google (isn’t that a mouthful!). This is an especially meaningful accomplishment since Sandberg is an active advocate for womens’ … [Read more...]
Maya Angelou, America’s Renaissance Woman, Passes Away at Age 86
Maya Angelou was one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time: a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist. Angelou will be missed, but her legacy of creativity, boldness and passion will continue to live on. Angelou’s life is nothing short of impressive, and even a fair highlight reel would be pages long. If you weren't familiar with Angelou, we've put together 10 facts worth learning about her that you will not want to miss. She is best known for her International bestseller, and … [Read more...]
Beyoncé and Other Powerful Women to Keep an Eye on in 2014
Every year people wait in anticipation for Time Magazine to release their Time 100, a list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Forbes also has a similar list titled The World’s Most Powerful People, however Forbes goes even further to break their list down to the 100 Most Powerful Women. Many inspirational and powerful women are honored on these lists. With the upcoming release of Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers, the Outlier Team is hopping on the bandwagon to celebrate some of these successful women! The woman who caught our eye first to recognize, Angela … [Read more...]