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  • Published: 19 January 2021
  • ISBN: 9781846046513
  • Imprint: Rider
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $35.00

Fears to Fierce

A Woman's Guide to Owning Her Power

A feminist Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by leading voice in female empowerment

Find Meaning
Own Your Power
Transform your World
When we're 'head-heavy', we can get stuck. Inspiration is felt in the heart and the gut, and the way it feels is fierce. The 'fierce' is waiting for you to acknowledge it, to allow it and believe it.

Brita Fernandez Schmidt has spent 25 years championing women's rights across the world, nurturing her own fierce and inspiring others to do the same. Through a combination of guidance, storytelling and practical tools, her rallying call in Fears to Fierce will inspire you to realise your purpose and potential, ignite your fierce and create the life you have been dreaming of.

  • Published: 19 January 2021
  • ISBN: 9781846046513
  • Imprint: Rider
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $35.00

About the author

Brita Fernandez Schmidt

Brita Fernandez Schmidt serves as the Executive Director of Women for Women International – UK and is the Senior Vice President for Global Partnerships (Global). She is an advocate and promoter of women’s empowerment, women’s rights and equality. She frequently writes about the challenges women face all over the world in the context of poverty and conflict. Brita is an in demand coach and public speaker. Originally from Germany, Brita went to school in Venezuela and has lived and/or worked in over 16 countries. She now lives in the UK with her husband and two daughters.

Praise for Fears to Fierce

The perfect dose of work-life inspiration from the woman who knows how to manage it all fearlessly, fiercely - and with a sense of humour. A must-read for anyone with big ambitions

Viv Groskop

An incredibly invigorating book, full of Brita's trademark energy, effervescent optimism and unquestionable wisdom, the perfect antidote to this current climate of despair. Brita is a true visionary, and has a real gift to empower. Fears to Fierce inspires confidence and sustenance for anyone who wants to take action and make a difference

Amika George

Brita embodies what it is to live fiercely in life and work. This book inspires you to embrace your deepest fears and reframe them

Emma Gannon

A book that reminds us to be who we are. Brita absolutely has the superpower to inspire

Jasmine Hemsley

In this powerful book, Brita urges us to embrace feminism as an inclusive movement, to join together and create the world we want to live in

Nimco Ali

Brita Fernandez Schmidt is a trailblazer and a powerhouse that has spent a lifetime fighting for oppressed women around the world, Fears to Fierce is a handbook for women everywhere wanting to follow Brita's lead in changing the world

June Sarpong

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