GRIT AND GRACE: WOMEN AT WORK IN THE EMERGING WORLD

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Publication Date: 
June 28, 2022
Format: 
Hardcover
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Trim Size: 
9.31in. x 9.29in. x 0.94in.
ISBN: 
9780764363917
About This Item: 
National Geographic Traveler of the Year, Alison Wright, documents the strength and dignity of women at work in more than 25 developing countries and in entrepreneurial pursuits including farming, cooking, healthcare, handcrafts, textiles, retail shops, and fishing. Contains a foreword by the Dalai Lama Contains a call to action by CEOs of international organizations working on creative solutions to combat women's poverty and oppression Her exquisitely reproduced photos capture a woman's strength and dignity and are accompanied by their stories. This singular book explores what work means to women--creating financial independence, purpose, and community--as well as deep-rooted cultural traditions and handicraft work. It includes a call to action to support grassroots organizations helping women create their own businesses. Countries represented include Sierra Leone, Liberia, Myanmar, Tanzania, Congo, Haiti, Sudan, Nepal, Tunisia, Nicaragua, Mexico, Indonesia, India, Zambia, Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Bangladesh, Thailand, Swaziland, Madagascar, Japan, Western Mongolia, Ethiopia, Botswana, and Afghanistan.
Publisher: 
Schiffer Publishing
$39.99
Binding: 
Hardcover

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