Bonnie in the News
“Aim higher; normal is overrated,” Bonnie St. John told attendees of the 2014 RIMS Awards Luncheon Monday afternoon.The paralympic silver and bronze medal-winning skier, scholar, economist, and successful author addressed the RIMS crowd following the annual awards presentation to RIMS chapters and risk managers for their outstanding achievements throughout the past year, thanking them for all the catastrophic events that didn’t happen in the past year due to their preventative efforts in the risk management field.
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Bonnie was invited to speak on live television for a segment on Women’s Leadership. Watch her here:
Bonnie wrote a piece for the Huffington Post called “10 Good Reasons to Curb Your Perfectionism“, to highlight the importance of recognizing habits that can hurt success in the long run.
Read Bonnie’s piece in the January 2014 issue of Essence Magainze
Bonnie was interviewed for Forbes about applying her insights and knowledge from the athletic, political, and academic field into the business world. You can find the full interview here.
Join the journey with bonnie St. John and her teenage daughter, Darcy Deane, as they travel the world on an amazing adventure into the lives, and life lessons, of some of today’s most fascinating women leaders including: Hillary Rodham Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Wendy Kopp, Sheryl Sandberg, and many more.
Read Bonnie’s post on the Huffpost Healthy Living Blog --How Do Olympics Matter in our Everyday Lives?
The Story Exchange is a global video project empowering women to start their own
businesses. They know the importance of role models and that’s what The Story Exchange is all about: it’s women inspiring women. By telling the stories of successful entrepreneurs from all walks of life and sectors, they encourage others to gain economic freedom, create the lifestyle of their choosing, and uncover their full potential.
Bonnie and Darcy share highlights from their journey – including the characteristic all great women leaders have.
“Bonnie and Darcy have created a new genre: bringing together inspired narrative with valuable advice from some of the most influential women of our time. This mother-daughter adventure gives us a firsthand account of the journey future female leaders will experience as they embrace the wisdom, strength and influence from those that came before them. As a mother of two daughters, I loved the book!”
Senior Vice President and Global Chief Diversity Officer
“I have been an avid student of leadership for nearly 40 years, reading thousands of books on leaders from all walks of life and on the general subject of leadership excellence. This is the first book in this territory where my first thought was to share it with my wife and daughter. Bonnie and Darcy have created a fresh conversation about leadership from a woman’s perspective which is well crafted and very much needed. I highly recommend it.”
Douglas R. Conant
Retired President and CEO, Campbell Soup Company
New York Times Best Selling Author of “TouchPoints”
The TEDx Youth at NASA featured a diverse field of inspiring speakers on topics such as inventing, imagination, biofuel, chemistry and filmmaking. Reaching out to smart, curious youth, particularly girls and minorities, to get them interested in pursuing STEM related study and ultimately, careers.
Listen to Darcy Deane, co-author of How Great Women Lead, share her thoughts on what she learned about leadership from the extraordinary women in the book.