She’s content just to carry on: She goes to work, troubleshoots the teen-targeted Gemstone Bible, watches movies in a Greenpoint basement with her boyfriend. His mindfulness app, TakeOff, is already the hottest thing in tech and he’s about to launch a new and improved version that promises to bring investors running and may turn his brainchild into a $1 billion dollar business–in startup parlance, an elusive unicorn. Additionally, the book addresses a variety of other challenges that modern women face today when it comes to careers, motherhood, friendships, and family life. Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wages. But few fans know that behind these groundbreaking features was an incredibly influential group of women who fought for respect in an often ruthless male-dominated industry and who have slipped under the radar for decades. Until, that is, an incident at the insurance company she works for leaves her jobless—and she realizes that there are very few job openings for recently laid-off senior mathematicians with no people skills. As she learns to navigate White House protocols and more than once runs afoul of the hierarchy, Beck becomes romantically entangled with a consummate D.C. insider, and suddenly the political becomes all too personal. Have you (or someone you know) ever experienced it at work or personally? As Mae tours the open-plan office spaces, the towering glass dining facilities, the cozy dorms for those who spend nights at work, she is thrilled with the company’s modernity and activity. Originally relegated to teaching math in the South’s segregated public schools, they were called into service during the labor shortages of World War II, when America’s aeronautics industry was in dire need of anyone who had the right stuff. As the influence of Walt Disney Studios grew—and while battling sexism, domestic abuse, and workplace intimidation—these women also fought to transform the way female characters are depicted to young audiences. We also talked about inter-office romantic relationships as well as inter-office friendships. With the recent passing of her Chinese immigrant parents, she’s had her fill of uncertainty. Secrets will be exposed. The book reads, “Everything was about work, even the things that weren’t: Would we continue to work after children? Very quickly, she discovered that no job is truly “unskilled,” that even the lowliest occupations require exhausting mental and muscular effort. But could there be room for more than one genius in a marriage? Membership is free & gives you access to book giveaways, author chats & your private, free book club page.

She has her work and her Sudoku puzzles. With breathtaking ease, Miranda can turn each and every one of these hip sophisticates into a scared, whimpering child. Do you tend to believe women (and men) or not? As Scott Kraft’s right-hand woman, whip-smart Sophia is in the eye of the storm, sometimes floundering, sometimes nearly losing relationships and her health, but ultimately learning what it means to take charge of her own future the way the men around her do. Their life together was a partnership of heart and mind. The Devil Wears Prada meets Wall Street in Bond Girl—a hilarious, fast-paced race through the jungle of high finance in four-inch heels. This book guide focuses on Whisper Network … Two sisters, one farm. There are parties that last through the night, there are famous musicians playing on the lawn, there are athletic activities and clubs and brunches, and even an aquarium of rare fish retrieved from the Marianas Trench by the CEO. This time, when they find out Ames is making an inappropriate move on a colleague, they aren’t willing to let it go.

Is speaking up about sexual misconduct mostly helpful or should these accusations be handled differently? ", “Exciting and sprinkled with razor-sharp insights about what it is to be a woman today, Whisper Network is a witty and timely story that will make you cheer for sisterhood.”?Liv Constantine, USA Today bestselling author of The Last Mrs. Parrish. Do you have experience dealing with these questions posed in the book?

Sexual misconduct in the workplace is the main focus of the book and has dominated recent headlines. AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!“Honest, timely, and completely thrilling.” ?Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick). Best Book Club Guide. We decided to make dinner easy for everyone. Katya Pasternack is hungry for a scoop that will drive traffic. This Study Guide consists of approximately 42 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Whisper Network. Jackie and I decided to read Whisper Network with our book club. However, talk of Ames’s sexual behavior has been quietly rippling throughout the company. Have you read Whisper Network?

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The information about Whisper Network shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. This causes a stir among the employees, and it’s quickly rumored that an executive named Ames will be the next one in charge. With some luck (read: bad luck) Germaine manages to secure a position at city hall answering calls on the Senior Citizens Helpline. What did you do? Sign up for your FREE email about the latest top book club picks, exclusive book giveaways, new releases, and online author events. Decide among yourselves how you want to play this. However, in the book and in reality, there are always people who don’t believe those that have spoken up — they say the women and men who share their stories only want recognition or to destroy the life of the accused. Those whispers have been ignored, swept under the rug, hidden away by those in charge.

Additionally, the book addresses a variety of other challenges that modern women face today when it comes to careers, motherhood, friendships, and family life. The Whisper Network by Chandler Baker is a little outside of my usual reading genre. Lies will be uncovered. We are thrilled to be kicking off the month with a book club topic that sparks engaging conversation about a topic that is of crucial importance to workplace dynamics. The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger. Companies cease operations. at every turn, a world populated by impossibly thin, heart-wrenchingly stylish women and beautiful men clad in fine-ribbed turtlenecks and tight leather pants that show off their lifelong dedication to the gym. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments. Throughout the course of the story, we learn this ranges from consensual relationships to sexual assault. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. Meanwhile, Edith’s granddaughter, Diana, grows up knowing that the real world requires a tougher constitution than her grandmother possesses. Or maybe your group want’s a more hands-on activity like paper airplane racing or a Trust Fall.

Whisper Network touched on lots of different discussion points among our group of friends. While they may have different roles at Truviv, Sloane, Ardie, and Grace, and Rosalita are all working mothers. No boring black for me! We talked extensively about sexual harassment, choosing to try to define what it meant to be sexually harassed. The Lager Queens of Minnesota by J. Ryan Stradal. Suddenly, these overlooked math whizzes had a shot at jobs worthy of their skills, and they answered Uncle Sam’s call, moving to Hampton, Virginia and the fascinating, high-energy world of the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory. The club is comprised of women aged 30-75; it will be interesting to see what everyone thought of it and if age has any bearing on their opinions. Additionally, the novel switches back and forth from depositions given by Truviv employees and the group narration of the story. Sabrina Choe Blum just wants to stay afloat.