Launching October 11, 2022 from Simon & Schuster’s Avid Reader Press
Julia Boorstin

When Women Lead

What They Achieve, Why They Succeed,
and How We Can Learn from Them

Outliers meets Lean In in a groundbreaking, deeply reported work from CNBC’s Julia Boorstin that reveals the odds-defying leadership and counterintuitive approaches of women running the world’s most innovative (and successful) companies—and what we can learn from them.
When Women Lead
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Julia Boorstin


Julia Boorstin is CNBC’s Senior Media & Tech Correspondent and has been an on-air reporter for the network since 2006. She also plays a central role on CNBC’s bicoastal tech-focused program “TechCheck” delivering reporting, analysis, and CEO interviews with a focus on social media and the intersection of media and technology. In 2013, Boorstin created and launched the CNBC Disruptor 50, an annual list she oversees, highlighting private companies transforming the economy and challenging companies in established industries. She also helped launch the network’s ‘Closing the Gap’ initiative covering the people and companies closing gender and diversity gaps.

A graduate of Princeton University, she has been a reporter for Fortune magazine, as well as a contributor to CNN and CNN Headline News. She also worked for Vice President Gore’s domestic policy office. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two sons.

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