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“Inspiring experiences from true American leaders. Encouraging and compelling stories – a must-read.”  

 – Lilly Ledbetter 


Winner of the 2022 Next Generation Indie Book Awards (in the Women's Literature category)


Includes biographies of fifty successful women, who have all been inducted into halls of fame across the United States and the world. Based on interviews and historical records, each of their profiles discusses how they handled significant challenges in their lives. Learn from lives of 

  • Temple Grandin 

  • Marilyn Van Derbur Atler 

  • Carlotta Walls LaNier 

  • Dottie Lamm 

  • Lena Archuleta 

  • Dr. Justina Ford 

  • Clara Brown


Throughout these biographies, readers are presented with ten key characteristics held by successful people: 

  • Mental intelligence 

  • Emotional intelligence 

  • Social Support 

  • Moral Compass – Spirituality 

  • Determination – Perseverance – Persistence 

  • Optimism 

  • Creativity 

  • Resilience 

  • Action-Orientation 

  • Passion 


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Over, Under, Around and Through How Hall of Famers Surmount Obstacles

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    Jill S. Tietjen, PE, is an author, national speaker, and electrical engineer. After more than forty-five years in the electric utility industry, her professional focus is now on women’s advocacy, worldwide. Her ten books include the bestselling and award-winning Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America and Hollywood: Her Story, An Illustrated History of Women and the Movies. She has been inducted into the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame and the Colorado Authors’ Hall of Fame.  

     Elinor Miller Greenberg, EdD, devoted her career and community life to expanding access to opportunity, especially for women and minorities, by designing and implementing innovative higher education programs for adults. She authored, coauthored, and edited nine books and numerous articles and pamphlets. She led many academic programs and community organizations, including the University Without Walls, the Colorado Women’s Leadership Coalition, and the Women’s Forum of Colorado. She also received multiple honorary doctorates and was inducted into the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame.

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