NEW PRODUCT – Girl CEO by Ronnie Cohen & Katherine Ellison

3918 front ORIG 2018 08

NEW PRODUCT – Girl CEO by Ronnie Cohen & Katherine Ellison

“That girl thinks she’s the queen of the neighborhood
She’s got the hottest trike in town
That girl she holds her head up so high
I think I want to be her best friend, yeah

Rebel girl, rebel girl
Rebel girl, you are the queen of my world”

Girl CEO is an illustrated collection to inspire and motivate rebel girls, young entrepreneurs, and other trailblazing tweens and teens with success stories and practical advice from leading women entrepreneurs (including *drumroll* Limor “Ladyada” Fried!).

3918 03 ORIG 2018 08

3918 02 ORIG 2018 08

3918 01 ORIG 2018 08

This book is full of mini-biographies from Judy Faulkner to Oprah, Venus Williams to Tavi Gevinson, and Madam C.J. Walker to Linda Alvarado—offer windows into what it takes to succeed, with a focus on the challenges faced (and overcome) by girls and women. Each story provides different lessons in life and leadership.

Featured Trailblazing Women:

  • Noa Mintz – Founder of Nannies by Noa – Make the Most of Your Kind of Smarts
  • Haile Thomas – Founder and CEO of The HAPPY Organization – Choose a Business Close to Your Heart
  • Diane von Furstenberg – Fashion designer, founder, and co-chairman of DVF – Find Your Signature
  • Bridget Hilton – Founder of LSTN Sound Co. – Incorporate a Cause
  • Muriel “Mickie” Siebert – First woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, CEO of Muriel Siebert & Co. – Rock the Boat
  • Katrina Lake – Founder and CEO of Stitch Fix – Find an Unmet Need and Fill It
  • Judy Faulkner – Founder and CEO of Epic Systems – Nerds Rule
  • Ursula Burns – Former CEO of Xerox – Embrace STEM
  • Tavi Gevinson – Founder and editor-in-chief of Rookie – Find Your Voice
  • Mariam Naficy – Founder and CEO of Minted – Let the Customer Choose and Stay Fresh Forever
  • Oprah Winfrey – Media mogul, chairman and CEO of OWN – Be Willing to Change
  • Reese Witherspoon – Producer, founder of Hello Sunshine – Leverage Success
  • Josephine Cochrane – Inventor – Timing is Everything
  • Debbie Sterling – Founder and CEO of GoldieBlox – Kick-Start Your Dream
  • Lilly Singh – Comedian, YouTube star – Be Your Own Superhero
  • Mikaila Ulmer – Founder of Me & the Bees Lemonade – You’re Never Too Young to Start a Business
  • Estée Lauder – Founder of Estée Lauder Cosmetics – Reward Your Customers
  • Rachel Zietz – Founder and CEO of Gladiator Lacrosse – Be the Brand
  • Ayanna Howard – Founder and CTO of Zyrobotics – Do Good to Do Well
  • Katharine Graham – Former CEO and publisher of The Washington Post – Excellence Leads to Success
  • Julie Rice & Elizabeth Cutler – Co-founders of SoulCycle – Make It Fun
  • Francesa Kennedy – Fonder and CEO of Ix Style – Build a Network
  • Rosanna Pansino – Baker, YouTube star – Be Choosy
  • Pleasant Rowland – Founder of Pleasant Company and creator of the American Girl empire – Market Directly to Your Customers
  • Jessica Alba – Founder of The Honest Company – Learn on the Job
  • Limor Fried – Founder and CEO of Adafruit Industries – Do It Yourself
  • Venus Williams – Tennis champion, founder and CEO of EleVen by Venus – Know Your Customers
  • Anne Wojcicki – Co-founder and CEO of 23andMe – Setbacks are Opportunities to Learn
  • J.K. Rowling – Author and creator of the Harry Potter empire – Keep Control of Your Brand
  • Mary Barra – Chairman and CEO of General Motors – Do the Right Thing
  • Madam C.J. Walker – Founder of Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company – Grow a Grassroots Sales Force
  • Heidi Ganahl – Founder of Camp Bow Wow – Build a Franchise
  • Linda Alvarado – President and CEO of Alvarado Construction – Redefine Women’s Work
  • Taylor Swift – Singer, songwriter – Know Your Value
  • Sheryl Sandberg – COO of Facebook and founder of LeanIn.Org – Give It All You’ve Got
  • Kimberly Bryant – Founder and executive director of Black Girls Code – Be a Role Model
  • Joy Mangano – Inventor, founder and president of Ingenious Designs – Turn No Into Yes
  • Alice Waters – Founder, owner and executive chef of Chez Panisse restaurant – Envision, Empower, Delegate
  • Prerna Gupta – Founder and CEO of Hooked – Dare to Be Different 

Katherine Ellison is a Pulitzer Prize-winning former foreign correspondent and author and co-author of several books, including The Mommy Brain: How Motherhood Makes You Smarter and Buzz: A Year of Paying Attention.

Ronnie Cohen is a prize-winning freelance writer in Northern California. She contributes regularly to Reuters Health, and her work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Guardian, and Newsweek.

3918 back ORIG 2018 08

In stock and shipping now!

Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.

Join 35,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community!

Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more

CircuitPython – The easiest way to program microcontrollers –

Maker Business — Chip inventories rise as demand falls

Wearables — Go insane with a membrane (button or keypad)

Electronics — Shift away from basic arithmetic

Python for Microcontrollers — Python on Microcontrollers Newsletter: CircuitPython 8.0 RC 1 Out, Board Guides, and Much More! #CircuitPython #Python @ThePSF @micropython @Raspberry_Pi

Adafruit IoT Monthly — Cat Doorbell, Deep Algae Bloom Detector, and more!

Microsoft MakeCode — MakeCode Thank You!

EYE on NPI — Maxim’s Himalaya uSLIC Step-Down Power Module #EyeOnNPI @maximintegrated @digikey

New Products – Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! — JP’s Product Pick of the Week 1/31/23 Feather RP2040 Scorpio NeoPXL8 Driver @adafruit @johnedgarpark

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at !

No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.