Despite having her right leg amputated at age five, Bonnie St. John became the first African-American to win Olympic medals in ski racing--silver and two bronze medals in downhill events at the 1984 Paralympics. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from HarvardUniversity, won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford, and was appointed by President Clinton to the White House National Economic Council.
Today Bonnie travels the globe as a highly sought after keynote speaker, leadership trainer, and television personality. NBC Nightly News called her "One of the five most inspiring women in America." She has been featured extensively in both national and international media including: The Today Show, CNN, CBS Morning News, NBC News, and The New York Times, as well as People, O, and Essence magazines. Bonnie's other books include How Strong Women Pray and Live Your Joy.
Darcy Deane attends high school in New Jersey as well as the OnlineHigh School at StanfordUniversity where she founded a virtual, global Model United Nations club. Home schooled until sixth grade, she has traveled extensively throughout all fifty states, and many countries abroad. Darcy is interested in a career as a linguistic anthropologist and studies Chinese, Spanish, and ancient Greek.
In boardrooms and lecture halls, on the field and at home, strong female leaders are making a statement around the globe. In HOW GREAT WOMEN LEAD Bonnie St. John and her teenage daughter, Darcy Deane, explore the qualities that motivate some of the world's most powerful women. Through engaging ...