Fawn Germer brings to life the wisdom and mentoring advice from her personal interviews with more than 300 famous women leaders for her bestselling books — one of which was an Oprah pick. Germer has distilled insights from interviews with everyone from Hillary Clinton to Susan Sarandon, Jane Goodall, Meg Whitman, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Olympic athletes, Academy Award winners, CEOs, senior executives and many, many others. Germer contends that there is no special “success DNA” and all of us can achieve beyond our perceived limits if we set aside our self-esteem issues and tone down the negativity so we can dare to lead. She is a four-time Pulitzer nominated journalist who wrote for The Miami Herald, The Washington Post and U.S. News and World Report. She is one of the nation’s most sought after leadership speakers and the author of seven books including “Hard Won Wisdom,” “Mustang Sallies” and her latest, “Pearls,” which features the best quotes from all of her interviews.