American Women Leaders

1,560 Current Biographies


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About the Book

This reference work contains entries on 1,560 women who have excelled in their careers to become well-known leaders in politics, business, education and culture. From Justice Cynthia Aaron to business executive Andrea Zoop, it includes women of many races, nations of origin, economic backgrounds, and fields of interest to present a wide-ranging group of leaders who can be considered positive role models of achievement. Each entry gives an informative biography, including up-to-date details of accomplishments.

About the Author(s)

Carol Hooks Hawkins is an insurance agent in Fayetteville, Georgia.

Bibliographic Details

Carol Hooks Hawkins
Format: hardcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 416
Bibliographic Info: 1507 photos, index
Copyright Date: 2009
pISBN: 978-0-7864-3847-1
eISBN: 978-0-7864-5275-0
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments      vi
Preface      viii
Foreword      ix

American Women Leaders      1

Appendix 1. Occupational Listing      383
Appendix 2. Geographical Listing      391

Book Reviews & Awards

  • “Objective and well researched…recommended”—ARBA
  • “Valuable…The author’s selection of leaders whose lives and achievements stand as role models for future generations results in a book that is both a useful reference work and simply an interesting read”—Feminist Collections
  • “A useful directory”—Reference Reviews.