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Five Empowering Women Books for You

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There’s no easier way to speak to others than to read a book. In each of these books, you’ll hear from female brilliant and visionary minds whose observations about history and life experiences, will make you understand the world, and your place in it, more completely.

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
Book by Christina Lamb and Malala Yousafzai.

I Am Malala is a biography of Malala and her family who love education, and how they had to for their right to study in the midst of Taliban cruelty. Divided into sections that convey the reader’s emotions well. She talks about her family and how they live humbly in order to save up and build schools. Malala also shared about her dream of wanting to be like Benazir Bhutto: not afraid to fight for what is right. Clearly described the differences that occurred before the Taliban and after the Taliban. Not only that, Malala, who is a Muslim woman, said that the Taliban were not an example of how Muslims should be.
This book really shows that getting an education is part of human rights. It doesn’t matter what religion, gender or nationality, we all need education, and for women, having education means freedom for their future.

Becoming is the memoir of former United States first lady Michelle Obama, published in 2018. Described by the author as a deeply personal experience,the book talks about her roots and how she found her voice, as well as her time in the White House, her public health campaign, and her role as a mother. The book is published by Crown and was released in 24 languages.One million copies were donated to First Book, an American nonprofit organization which provides books to children. It was the highest-selling book published in the United States in 2018, setting the record 15 days after its publication, with over two million copies sold. Becoming More takes the readers through Barack Obama’s presidency, Michelle Obama’s focus on her Let’s Move campaign, and her role of “head mom in chief” to her two daughters – Malia and Sasha Obama, along with the other aspects of the Obama’s life as first family. The Epilogue talks about the last day of Obamas in the White House which was also Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony and Michelle Obama’s reflection on Optimism. She also expresses her lack of desire to ever run for office.
A debut from Forbes’ third most powerful woman in the world, Melinda Gates, a timely and necessary call to action for women’s empowerment. For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission. Her goal, as co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has been to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this journey, one thing has become increasingly clear to her: If you want to lift a society up, invest in women. In this candid and inspiring book, Gates traces her awakening to the link between women’s empowerment and the health of societies. She shows some of the tremendous opportunities that exist right now to “turbo-charge” change. And she provides simple and effective ways each one of us can make a difference.
Packed with humor, inspiration, and advice, You Are a Badass is the #1 New York Times bestselling self-help book that teaches you how to get better without getting busted. In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide, bestselling author and world-traveling success coach, Jen Sincero, serves up twenty-seven bite-sized chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, sage advice, easy exercises, and the occasional swear word, helping you to: Identify and change the self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors that stop you from getting what you want, Create a life you totally love. And create it NOW, and Make some damn money already. The kind you’ve never made before. By the end of You Are a Badass, you’ll understand why you are how you are, how to love what you can’t change, how to change what you don’t love, and how to use The Force to kick some serious ass.
Updated edition of a book on a timely subject (women’s empowerment) by international best-selling author Louise Hay, with a new foreword by New York Times best-selling author Christiane Northrup, M.D. The modern world is full of change and upheaval. However, in this inspirational book, Louise Hay reveals that true changes come from within. She points out that when we, as women, are willing to shift our internal ground, we operate on a much more expanded level in life. Louise’s goal was to see all women experience self-love, self-worth, self-esteem, and a powerful place in society. You’ll see how Louise’s penetrating insights from decades ago are still just as relevant today. In her inimitably warm and forthright manner, she demonstrates how women of all ages and backgrounds can make the coming years the most productive, fulfilling, and empowering ones ever.


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