Book Club for Female Entrepreneurs

Self Made Sisterhood Announces Book Club for Business Women

Get ready to stack your business bookshelf with a startup reading list curated to engage and elevate entrepreneurs. Our new book club for female founders will meet monthly in cities across the country, as well as digitally through Startup Sisters’ Slack community.

From Shonda Rhimes to Ben Horowitz , our Spring 2020 Startup Reading List will level-up your learning, inspire your business journey, and spark ambition conversations this year. So, queue up your Amazon account or pull out your library card, and join us for these upcoming book club events for entrepreneurs:

January | Leapfrog: The New Revolution for Women Entrepreneurs

Set the stage for startup success with tools to build a profitable and scalable business. Leapfrog: The New Revolution for Women Entrepreneurs by Nathalie Molina Niño, the CEO and founder of BRAVA Investments, is a compilation of action-focused tactics to “work around, leap over, or straight‑up annihi­late the seemingly intractable hurdles facing those of you trying to cross the Valley of Death, or bootstrap without bootstraps.” From Arlan Hamilton to Kat Cole and more, this book calls upon business experts who have gone from zero to lucrative and sustainable businesses. | LEARN MORE.

January 2020 Startup Book

February | How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age

Dale Carnegie has inspired millions of readers to build better personal and professional relationships for more than 75 years. Now, his classic gets an update to navigate today’s digital landscape. Read How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age to strengthen your communications and boost your influence. | LEARN MORE.

February 2020 Startup Book

March | Girl, Stop Apologizing

Bestselling author and successful founder Rachel Hollis helps women unravel lifelong lessons in passivity so they can stop hesitating and start pursuing their dreams. With Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals, read about the lessons women must unlearn to flourish. | LEARN MORE.

March 2020 Startup Book

April | The Hard Thing About Hard Things

Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley’s most respected and experienced entrepreneurs, offers essential advice on building and running a startup. Filled with his trademark humor and straight talk, The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers offers insights into the problems that confront leaders every day and how to handle them. | LEARN MORE.

April 2020 Startup Book

May | Radical Candor

Leaders can’t afford to beat around the bush if they want their teams and colleagues to take them seriously. In Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity, former Google and Apple executive Kim Scott teaches readers a framework to empower their leadership, build better relationships, and further their careers at the same time. | LEARN MORE.

May 2020 Startup Book

June | Year of Yes

With three hit shows on television and three children at home, Shonda Rhimes has navigated both personal and professional challenges and goals. In Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person, she chronicles how saying “yes” for one year changed her life―and how it can change yours, too. | LEARN MORE.

June 2020 Startup Book

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