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Raise Her Up

Stories and Lessons From Women in International Educational Leadership

This anthology presents a collection of powerful stories written by women whose backgrounds are as diverse as their leadership roles. Readers will discover a sense of community among the pages, as well as practical guidance on how to develop the skills and character to achieve success.


  • Learn about the challenges women leaders face in international education.
  • Study the real-life experiences of 10 women leaders and analyze the lessons learned from each unique story.
  • Gain self-reflection exercises and strategies to identify areas of growth.
  • Feel inspired to overcome gender barriers and pursue ongoing professional development.
  • Receive reproducible tools and templates to reinforce learning and self-reflection.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: On Staying Committed and Being Empowered
Chapter 2: On Embracing Control and Knowing Your Worth
Chapter 3: On Building Resilience and Finding Courage
Chapter 4: On Overcoming Imposter Syndrome and Transcending Titles
Chapter 5: On Getting Unstuck and Redefining Success
Chapter 6: On Building Relationships and Blazing Trails
Chapter 7: On Learning Self-Care
Chapter 8: On Valuing Persistence and Trusting Right Timing
Chapter 9: On Defying Limits and Leading From the Heart
Chapter 10: Bringing It All Together


Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9



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