Who runs the World

Dear SMU community

With 8th March being International Women’s Day SMU Libraries has curated a list of books featuring ground-breaking women in Business, Leadership, History and other areas.

Visit the display at the New Arrivals Shelf on Level 2, Li Ka Shing Library until March 8th 2020.

Title / Author

#Girlboss / Sophia Amoruso

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 4   HD6053 .A56 2014

Angela Merkel a chancellorship forged in crisis / Alan Crawford & Tony Czuczka


Becoming / Michelle Obama

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   E909.O24 A3 2018

Boss lady : how three women entrepreneurs built successful big businesses in the mid-twentieth century / Edith Sparks


Breaking through : stories and best practices from companies that help women succeed / Martine Liautaud


Brotopia : breaking up the boys' club of Silicon Valley / Emily Chang

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   HD6060.5.U5 C52 2018

Conversations with RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on life, love, liberty, and law / Jeffrey Rosen

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 4   KF8745.G56 R67 2019

Current perspectives on Asian women in leadership : a cross-cultural analysis / Cho Yonjoo, Rajashi Ghosh, Judy Sun & Gary Mclean, editors


Feminine capital unlocking the power of women entrepreneurs / Barbara Orser & Catherine Elliott


Half the sky : turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide / Nicholas Kristof

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 3   HQ1236.5.D44 K75 2009

How women lead : 8 essential strategies successful women know / Sharon Hadary & Laura Henderson


In the company of women : inspiration and advice from over 100 makers, artists, and entrepreneurs / Grace Bonney

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 4   HD6057.5.U5 B66 2016

Jo Malone: my story / Jo Malone

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 3   TP983 .M355 2016

Kick some glass : 10 ways women succeed at work on their own terms / Jennifer Martineau & Portia Mount


Lean in : women, work, and the will to lead / Sheryl Sandberg

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   HD6054.3 .S265 2013

Mdm Kwa: The life of Mrs Lee Kuan Yew / Morgan Chua, author, illustrator

Kwa Geok Choo Law Library   Level 4   KPP5.49 .C48 2016

My fight for a new Taiwan one woman's journey from prison to power / Lu Xiulian & Ashley Esarey


Powerful women : dancing on the glass ceiling / Sam Parkhouse

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 4   HD6054.4.G7 P37 2001

Real women, real leaders : surviving and succeeding in the business world / Kathleen Hurley & Priscilla Shumway, editors


Road to power : how GM's Mary Barra shattered the glass ceiling / Laura Colby


Stiletto network : inside the women's power circles that are changing the face of business / Pamela Ryckman

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 4   HD6053 .R93 2013

The book of gutsy women: favorite stories of courage and resilience / Hillary Clinton & Chelsea Clinton

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 4   CT3202 .C55 2019

The Mary Kay Way: timeless principles from America's greatest woman entrepreneur / Mary Kay Ash & Yvonne Pendleton


The moment of lift : how empowering women changes the world / Melinda Gates

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   HQ1155 .G38 2019

The next generation of women leaders: what you need to lead but won't learn in business school / Selena Rezvani

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 4   HD6054.3 .R49 2010

Tough choices: a memoir / Carly Fiorina

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 4   HD6054.4.U6 F56 2006

Vital voices : the power of women leading change around the world / Alyse Nelson


Why do so many incompetent men become leaders? : (and how to fix it) / Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 4   HD6060.6 .C47 2019

Women in business and management : gaining momentum


Women and school leadership international perspectives / Cecilia Reynolds


Words of wisdom from women to watch : career reflections from leaders in the commercial insurance industry / Business Insurance