Women stood behind men for centuries. But in AD 61, Queen Boudicca came forward to save her people from the Romans. This tough “Warrior Queen” possessed traits that ruled. In Women Triumph When Tough Traits Rule, author Babette Anton explains how Queen Boudicca won the battle and saved her people. This is just one of twenty-four stories Anton shares illustrating how women have bravely gone forward on their own to be successful. This collection features women of all races and all abilities in the workplace, in sports, or on the Supreme Court. Women Triumph When Tough Traits Rule offers biographies of influential women such as Kate Chopin, Amelia Earhart, Anne Frank, Golda Meir, Danica Patrick, Sandra Day O’Connor, Margaret Thatcher, and many more. Anton shares events and anecdotes from the lives of strong women throughout history, communicating the importance of their contributions and influence. The stories serve to inspire teen girls to set their sights on developing leadership.
Babette Anton earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and a master’s degree from the Citadel, South Carolina. She worked as a public relations director and journalist in several states before becoming a twelfth-grade Advanced Placement teacher in South Carolina and Tennessee. Anton was the winner of Suspense Magazine’s 2011 Best Crime book.