Kirstine Stewart to pen book on female leadership

Kirstine Stewart is set to pen a new book on female leadership. Called Our Turn, her first book is due out in spring 2015 via Random House Canada and will draw on her experiences at both CBC (where she was head of English services) and Twitter Canada. According to Random House, the book will look […]

Kirstine Stewart is set to pen a new book on female leadership.

Kirstine Stewart

Called Our Turn, her first book is due out in spring 2015 via Random House Canada and will draw on her experiences at both CBC (where she was head of English services) and Twitter Canada.

According to Random House, the book will look at the opportunities new media technologies have created for women in the corporate world.

“Women have long been pushed to conform to what people have valued as traditional masculine leadership traits in business,” Stewart said, in a release. “Now that business values, and the values of what is expected of leadership, have changed, women are primed to take their place among leaders at the top.”

The book follows the success of Lean In by Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, which has sold more than one million copies since its release in March. Like Lean In, Our Turn will look at female leaders in the business world and how they fit into shifts in culture and commerce.

“Kirstine Stewart is leaping ahead with the conversation started by Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In, showing us why the time is now for new ideas and female leaders, and how the new nimble business models and the new generation of women and men entering the work force will create success with a more female face,” said Anne Collins, publisher of the Knopf Random Canada publishing group.

Media Articles

Mona Networks takes mixed-use retail development mobile

New mobile network connects property management, office workers and retailers

Postmedia names Sid Lee agency of record

Win follows successful "Postmedia Reimagined" campaign

Corus Entertainment revenue up, adjusted earnings flat

Tough national advertising market adds pressure to revenue growth

Shaw profit beats estimates, but revenue doesn’t

Despite solid earnings, Shaw reports a drop in cable and satellite TV subscribers

The YouTubers CMOs need to meet

Four made-in-Canada YouTube channels brands should become acquainted with

Bell and Rogers in disagreement over NHL GamePlus mobile app

Canada's biggest media companies face off over access to NHL content

Fashion Magazine launches awards show

Inaugural event caps off annual World MasterCard Fashion Week

TVB disputes IAB’s ad spend figures

Television marketing body says numbers unfairly include digital spend on traditional media including broadcast and print

Rogers partners with Netflix on original series

Between starts filming in Toronto this fall