The Only Woman in the Room

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  • Author : Marie Benedict
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Pages : 256 pages
  • ISBN : 1529325404
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 37 reviews
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The Only Woman in the Room

The Only Woman in the Room
  • Author : Marie Benedict
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 07 March 2019
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The New York Times and USA Today Bestseller Hedy Lamarr possessed a stunning beauty. She also possessed a stunning mind. Could the world handle both? Her beauty almost certainly saved her from the rising Nazi party and led to marriage with an Austrian arms dealer. Underestimated in everything else, she overheard the Third Reich's plans while at her husband's side, understanding more than anyone would guess. She devised a plan to flee in disguise from their castle, and the whirlwind

The Only Woman in the Room

The Only Woman in the Room
  • Author : Eileen Pollack
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release : 01 September 2016
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"Eileen Pollack had grown up in the 1960s and 70s dreaming of a career as a theoretical astrophysicist. Denied the chance to take advanced courses in science and math, she nonetheless made her way to Yale, where, despite finding herself far behind the men in her classes, she went on to graduate, summa cum laude, with honors, as one of the university's first two women to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in physics. And yet, isolated, lacking in confidence,

The Only Woman in the Room

The Only Woman in the Room
  • Author : Beate Sirota Gordon
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 11 April 2014
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In 1946, at age twenty-two, Beate Sirota Gordon helped to draft the new postwar Japanese Constitution. The Only Woman in the Room chronicles how a daughter of Russian Jews became the youngest woman to aid in the rushed, secret drafting of a constitution; how she almost single-handedly ensured that it would establish the rights of Japanese women; and how, as a fluent speaker of Japanese and the only woman in the room, she assisted the American negotiators as they worked to

The Only Woman in the Room

The Only Woman in the Room
  • Author : Rita Lakin
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release : 01 September 2015
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(Applause Books). Rita Lakin was a pioneer a female scriptwriter in the early 1960s when Hollywood television was exclusively male. For years, in creative meetings she was literally "the only woman in the room." In this breezy but heartfelt remembrance, Lakin takes readers to a long-forgotten time when women were not considered worthy or welcome at the creative table. Widowed with three young children, she talked herself into a secretarial job at Universal Studios in 1962, despite being unable to type

The Only Woman in the Room

The Only Woman in the Room
  • Author : Ashley L. Wilson,Liz Faircloth,Andresa Guidelli,Brittany Arnason
  • Publisher : Real Estate Investher Publishing
  • Release : 17 August 2020
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Have you ever attended a real estate event and been the only woman in the room? In The Only Woman in the Room, Knowledge and Inspiration from 20 Women Real Estate Investors, you will hear from 20 incredible women who will share how they were able to achieve financial freedom in a world historically dominated by men. From residential to commercial, this book is packed full of knowledge and inspiration on all facets, regardless of where one is in their real estate

The Only Woman in the Room

The Only Woman in the Room
  • Author : Eileen Pollack
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release : 15 September 2015
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A bracingly honest exploration of why there are still so few women in the hard sciences, mathematics, engineering, and computer science In 2005, when Lawrence Summers, then president of Harvard, asked why so few women, even today, achieve tenured positions in the hard sciences, Eileen Pollack set out to find the answer. A successful fiction writer, Pollack had grown up in the 1960s and ’70s dreaming of a career as a theoretical astrophysicist. Denied the chance to take advanced courses in

The Only Woman in the Photo

The Only Woman in the Photo
  • Author : Kathleen Krull
  • Publisher : Atheneum Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 04 February 2020
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Discover the incredible life of Frances Perkins, the first woman to serve in a presidential cabinet and the mastermind behind Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal, in this fascinating picture book biography that’s perfect for fans of I Dissent. Most people know about President FDR, but do you know the woman who created his groundbreaking New Deal? As a young girl, Frances Perkins was very shy and quiet. But her grandmother encouraged Frances to always challenge herself. When somebody

Summary Of The Only Woman in the Room

Summary Of The Only Woman in the Room
  • Author : Alma Duncan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 22 September 2020
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Marie Benedict's work of historical fiction, The Only Woman in the Room, tells the life story of Hedy Lamarr, a famed actress of the 1930s and 1940s. The 2019 novel rewrites Lamarr's legacy by focusing on her path towards inventing a frequency-hopping radio technology that anticipates wi-fi. Benedict uses the political machinations of WWII and Hedy's experiences to explore performativity, guilt, and sexism.

Summary of The Only Woman in the Room

Summary of The Only Woman in the Room
  • Author : Emilie Perly
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 06 September 2020
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The Only Woman in the Room Summary and Study GuideMarie Benedict's work of historical fiction, The Only Woman in the Room, tells the life story of Hedy Lamarr, a famed actress of the 1930s and 1940s. The 2019 novel rewrites Lamarr's legacy by focusing on her path towards inventing a frequency-hopping radio technology that anticipates wi-fi. Benedict uses the political machinations of WWII and Hedy's experiences to explore performativity, guilt, and sexism.The Only Woman in the Room: A Novel by

The Most Powerful Woman in the Room Is You

The Most Powerful Woman in the Room Is You
  • Author : Lydia Fenet
  • Publisher : Gallery Books
  • Release : 09 April 2019
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In The Most Powerful Woman in the Room Is You, Lydia Fenet takes you on her twenty-year journey from intern to managing director and global head of strategic partnerships at Christie’s Auction House. Lydia shares the revolutionary sales approach she has crafted over the years that has not only shaped her career, but helped her raise more than half a billion dollars for nonprofits around the world. This is an approach that will empower you to sell your way

Carnegie s Maid

Carnegie s Maid
  • Author : Marie Benedict
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release : 16 January 2018
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The USA Today Bestseller From the author of The Other Einstein comes the mesmerizing tale of what kind of woman could have inspired an American dynasty. Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She's not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh's grandest households. She's a poor farmer's daughter with nowhere to go and nothing in her pockets. But the other woman with the same name has vanished, and pretending to be

The Only Woman in the Room

The Only Woman in the Room
  • Author : Annette Merritt Cummings
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Release : 13 April 2017
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The Only Woman in the Room, Quotes and Wisdom for a Fearless Life. Former advertising and public relations executive, Annette Merritt Cummings, has written a memoir about a career where she was often the only woman and only black person in the room. This book features quotes, wisdom and inspirational hymns and poems she collected over the years that motivated and encouraged her throughout her 30 year career from the bottom to the top; from unwed mother to a senior executive