Ambassador Nikki Haley will be in conversation with The Country Bookshop's Kimberly Daniels Taws on Saturday, October 8th at 2:30pm.
The event will be held at the Owens Auditorium at Sandhills Community College.
The ticket includes admission to Ambassador Nikki Haley's talk with The Country Bookshop's Kimberly Daniels Taws and a copy of Nikki Haley's most recent book If You Want Something Done: Leadership Lessons From Bold Women. The book will include a signed bookplate.
If You Want Something Done: Leadership Lessons from Bold Women
is Nikki Haley's sharply intimate and inspirational book celebrates the world's most iconic women leaders."If you want something said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman." --Margaret ThatcherIn the spirit of Thatcher's quote, Ambassador Nikki R. Haley offers inspiring examples of women who worked against obstacles and opposition to get things done--including Haley herself. As a brown girl growing up in Bamberg, South Carolina, no one would have predicted she would become the first minority female governor in America, the first female and the first minority governor in South Carolina, or the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Her journey wasn't an easy one. She faced many people who thought she didn't belong--and who told her so. She was too brown. Too female. Too young. Too conservative. Too principled. Too idealistic. As far as Nikki was concerned, those were not reasons to hold her back. Those were all reasons to forge ahead. She drew inspiration from other trailblazing women throughout history who summoned the courage to be different and lead. This personal and compelling book celebrates ten remarkable women who dared to be bold, from household names like Margaret Thatcher and Israel's former prime minister Golda Meir, to Jeane Kirkpatrick, the first female U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, to lesser-known leaders like human rights activist Cindy Warmbier, education advocate Virginia Walden Ford, civil rights pioneer Claudette Colvin, and more. Woven with stories from Haley's own childhood and political career, If You Want Something Done
will inspire the next generation of leaders.
Nikki R. Haley served as United States Ambassador to the United Nations from 2017 until 2019. She previously served as Governor of South Carolina from 2011 to 2017. She and her husband, Michael, an entrepreneur and combat veteran in the South Carolina Army National Guard, have two children.