Deanne Durrett,Helen Blanchard's Breaking the Ice PDF

By Deanne Durrett,Helen Blanchard

ISBN-10: 0981664016

ISBN-13: 9780981664019

no longer some time past, girls lived the lives that culture dictated. Few dreamed of being something except a spouse, mom, or even secretary or instructor. this is often the tale of Helen Blanchard who broke during the boundaries of tradition.
Her trip took her from uncomplicated beginnings as a instructor in a Midwest one-room university to an exhilarating lifetime of go back and forth, experience and around the globe management. Helen tells the tale of ways she left Nebraska to pursue a bigger lifestyles, entire with travels as a army spouse and the demanding situations she confronted as a civilian worker of the U.S. Navy.
while she wanted assist in her specialist ambitions, Helen joined Toastmasters foreign, then a male-only association. compelled to hitch below the assumed identify, "Homer", she eventually rose to steer this association as its first woman president.
Hers is the tale of exertions, commitment, guts, smarts and friendshiip. Helen has gained the hearts of aquaintances, supervisors, co-workers -- and so much of all -- her fellow participants of Toastmasters foreign. She cleared the path for girls to affix Toastmasters, to take part totally, and to dare to dream of management roles.

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