Confessions of a GirlPreneur

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Fiona Gilligan, MSW, represents a new breed of exciting and talented female entrepreneurs, business leaders, and investors, and inspires girls and women to reach past their comfort zones, let go of doubt and fear, and achieve success in local and global markets.

Gilligan is the founder and former CEO (1994–2007) of The Trauma Management Group, a private trauma care business and industry-leading company in Canada that has dealt with disasters such as the World Trade Center attacks, SARS outbreak, and Dawson College shootings. She is also owner of the commercial real estate firm Arranmore Holdings Inc., and is a much sought-after panelist and public speaker.

Before blazing trails as an entrepreneur and investor, Gilligan obtained a BA in psychology, a master’s in social work, and worked in child welfare and trauma care at a leading trauma hospital.

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Kendall McQueen is an American writer and filmmaker living in Canada. For twelve years, she made award winning music videos for recording artists such as James Taylor, Celine Dion, Neil Diamond, as well as commercials, TV projects, documentaries for Vice President Al Gore, Wrangler Jeans, Toyota, Disney, and MCA records. Most recently, Kendall has been involved in the Toronto Film Festival.

Confessions of a GirlPreneur

Life, Love, Business and Babies

Authored by Fiona Gilligan, Kendall McQueen

It takes a lot to survive in today's business world, but one thing it doesn't take is a Y chromosome. Women are a vital and valuable part of our local economies and are just as capable of achieving success as men...and Confessions of a GirlPRENEUR provides proof positive of this fact.

A remarkable story of how an entrepreneur and single mother beat the odds and created an industry-leading start-up in a highly competitive market where many others failed, this engaging book - part business guide, part memoir - traces the unlikely path Fiona Gilligan, MSW, took to found her company, the Trauma Management Group, and shows how she led it to dominate the trauma care industry in Canada over the course of fifteen years.

How did she do it? Confessions of a GirlPreneur recounts her trailblazing journey and offers invaluable business tips, information, and inspiration, as well as touching and entertaining personal anecdotes. It’s a must-read for aspiring entrepreneurs, especially women, and is a particularly empowering gift for girls.

Publication Date:
1500672270 / 9781500672270
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5" x 8"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Business & Economics / Entrepreneurship

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