Wake Up Sleeping Beauty – Protect your daughter from sexism, stereotypes and sexualization
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Series: Raising Strong Girls
Genre: Girls
Publisher: CenterPoint Media
Publication Year: 2017
Format: Available Fall 2017
Length: 150 pages
ISBN: 9780993984051
AVAILABLE SPRING 2018! Although there is a lot of talk these days about “girl power,” girls continue to suffer loss of self-esteem, depression, self-abuse and perfectionism. And worse yet, girls don’t complain. They hunker down, work even harder or opt out. We tell them it's just hormones or a teen-girl thing and they will get over it. But they don’t. Girls continue to struggle well into their adult years. So, what’s really going on? You will see here that girls suffer, not because they weak, but rather because we as a society tell them day-in and day-out that they are not good enough. This book describes the world of raising girls and shines a light on the many ways we hold girls back. More importantly, it provides practical ways to dismantle the expectations, pressures and barriers that we place in front of our daughters so girls everywhere can be truly free.
About the Book
About the Author
Maureen F Fitzgerald, PhD

Maureen F. Fitzgerald, PhD, LLB, LLM, BComm is a recovering lawyer, author and change agent. She practiced law for over 20 years and is the founder of CenterPoint Media, a multimedia publisher of books that advance thinking.
In her former life, Maureen was a labor/policy lawyer and mediator. She was also a professor of law at two universities and has written many articles, both academic and practical.
She has a doctorate degree from University of British Columbia, a business degree from University of Alberta; a law degree from the University of Western Ontario; and a masters’ degree in law from the London School of Economics (with distinction). Maureen is author of the following books:
• Lean Out: How to dismantle the corporate barriers that hold women back. 20 Strategies for True Success!
• Motherhood is Madness: How to break the chains that prevent mothers from being truly happy. 15 Simple Solutions!
• Occupy Women: A manifesto for positive change in a world run by men. 20 Powerful Strategies!
• A Woman’s Circle - Create a peer mentoring group for advice, networking, support and connection.
• Invite the Bully to Tea - End harassment, bullying and dysfunction forever with a simple yet radical new approach.
• If not now, when? - Create a life and career of purpose with a powerful vision, a mission statement and measurable goals.
• Mindfulness Made Easy - 50 simple practices to reduce stress, create calm and live in the moment - at home, work and school.
• Hiring, Managing and Keeping the Best - The Complete Canadian Guide for Employers, with Monica Beauregard.
• So You Think You Need a Lawyer - How to Screen, Hire, Manage or Fire a Lawyer.
• Legal Problem Solving - Reasoning, Research and Writing (6thd). Lexis/Nexis
• Wake up Sleeping Beauty: Protect your daughter from sexism, stereotypes and sexualization [out in 2016]
• Mean Girls Aren’t Mean: Stand up to cliques, bullies, peer pressure and popularity and empower girls in a radical new way.[out in 2016]
• Gritty is the New Pretty- Raise confident, courageous and resilient girls in a man’s world. [out in 2016]
Always a leader of both people and ideas, she speaks on topics that promote equality, open-mindedness and justice.Her motto is: Sharing the right ideas at the right time can change the world. You can find her at www.MaureenFitzgerald.com.

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