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Super women ─ who are some of the most awesome women in history? Heroes: Women hold up half the sky and, most days, do even more of the heavy lifting including childbearing and child-rearing. All after a long day at the office. Women have always been strong, true heroes ─ sheroes, oftentimes unacknowledged. As we shake off the last traces of a major patriarchal hangover, women are coming into their own. In the 21st Century, all women can fully embrace their fiery fempower and celebrate their no-holds-barred individuality. It is time to acknowledge the successful women of the world. Super women as female role models: From the foremothers who blazed trails and broke barriers, to today's women warriors from sports, science, cyberspace, city hall, the lecture hall, and the silver screen, The Book of Awesome Women paints 200 portraits of powerful and inspiring role models for women and girls poised to become super women of the future.
By age thirty Welteroth became the youngest and only the second Black editor-in-chief in Condé Nast history. She helped infuse Teen Vogue with social consciousness, amplifying youth voices on key issues and proving there was more to the selfie generation. As a young boss and the only Black woman in the room, she has had to contend with the notion that she wasn't enough. Now she unpacks profound lessons on race, identity, power, ambition, and love-- from forging her own path as the determined child of an unlikely interracial marriage in small-town California, to finding her voice on the front lines of a modern movement. -- adapted from jacket