Annapurna: A Woman’s Place (20th Anniversary Edition) by Arlene Blum

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This dramatic story is the inspiring story of thirteen women, who, in 1978, did what no American before had done before, climbing Annapurna I, one of the world’s highest and most dangerous mountains. Not only was it named one of the “75 Books that Teach You Business” by Fortune magazine, but also one of the “100 best adventure books of all time” by National Geographic Adventure magazine. This incredible journey, chronicled by team leader Arlene Blum, continues to inspire many through its tale of triumph and personal accomplishment. It is a story “of challenge and commitment, told with passion, humor, and honesty.
Dr. Lynn K. Jones is a Certified Personal and Executive Coach based in Santa Barbara, California and a sought after coach and consultant for organizations and individuals across the US.   Her doctoral work completed at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University concerned organizational culture; she coaches, consults and trains organizations on what they need to do to create organizational cultures that are aligned with their vision and values using a process of Appreciative Inquiry.  She coaches individual on achieving their reflected best selves.  An MSW@USC faculty member, Dr. Lynn K. Jones, MSW, DSW, CSWM, teaches Human Behavior and Social Environment.