Over, Under, Around and Through
Over, Under, Around and Through

Over, Under, Around and Through

How Hall of Famers Surmount Obstacles



176 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Paperback, ebook: EPUB

Paperback, $15.95 (US $15.95) (CA $20.95)

Publication Date: May 2022

ISBN 9781682753354


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“Inspiring experiences from true American leaders. Encouraging and compelling stories – a must-read.” – Lilly Ledbetter Includes biographies of fifty successful women, who have all been inducted into halls of fame across the United States and the world. Based on interviews and historical records, each of their profiles discusses how they handled significant challenges in their lives. Learn from lives of :-Temple Grandin -Marilyn Van Derbur Atler -Carlotta Walls LaNier -Dottie Lamm -Lena Archuleta -Dr. Justina Ford -Carla Brown Throughout these biographies, readers are presented with ten key characteristics held by successful people: -Mental intelligence -Emotional intelligence -Social Support -Moral Compass – Spirituality -Determination – Perseverance – Persistence -Optimism -Creativity -Resilience -Action-Orientation -Passion


"Essential reading for women who want to have a successful career." —Temple Grandin, Professor of Animal Science Colorado State University and author of Thinking in Pictures

"Over, Under, Around and Through: How Hall of Famers Surmount Obstacles recognizes the incredible special abilities of women along with their dreams, hopes, disappointments, courage and triumphs." —Hon. Elbra M. Wedgeworth, Former President, Denver City Council and Community Leader

“Inspiring experiences from true American Leaders. Encouraging and compelling Stories——a must-read.” —Lilly Ledbetter, American Activist, Fair Pay Act

"This is a must read that reveals and helps you understand the many women who solve the problems of their space, family, community, country and the world."  —Carlotta LaNier, Congressional Gold Medalist; Author: A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School

"This is a must-read book that inspires and challenges the reader to persist and not give up. Numerous tips for overcoming difficult times are provided." —Polly Baca, Trailblazing politician, and government and community leader

"The women portrayed in Over, Under, Around and Through are vivid examples of what can and has been accomplished, against all odds, whenever women set their heart, mind and souls on accomplishing the shattering of the glass ceiling." —Antonia C. Novello, MD, MPH, DrPH

"Jill S. Tietjen and Elinor Miller Greenberg, themselves members of the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame, interviewed and researched 40 honorees to find out how they faced challenges and successfully used them to advance their careers." —The Denver Post

"People need this book. Particularly now, coming out of the pandemic. Everyone faces obstacles in their lives. Absolutely everyone. The book provides in the words of readers – inspiration." —Pretty Progressive

Author Biography

Jill S. Tietjen, PE, is an author, national speaker, and electrical engineer. After more than forty-five years in the electric utility industry, her professional focus is now on women's advocacy, worldwide. Her ten books include the bestselling and award-winning Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America and Hollywood: Her Story, An Illustrated History of Women and the Movies. She has been inducted into the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame and the Colorado Authors' Hall of Fame.Elinor Miller Greenberg, EdD, has devoted her career and community life to expanding access to opportunity