BOOKS + COFFEE is a new book club organized by NAWBO OC President Katie Adams Farrell. We explore great books about business and life authored by women.


July - Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown

#1 New York Times Bestseller
A timely and important new book that challenges everything we think we know about cultivating true belonging in our communities, organizations, and culture. From the author of Rising Strong, Daring Greatly, and, The Gifts of Imperfection.

July's Club meets: Friday, August 3, 2018 at Kéan Coffee in Tustin.


August - Drop the Ball by Tiffany Dufu and Gloria Steinem

A bold and inspiring memoir and manifesto from a renown voice in the women's leadership movement who shows women how to cultivate the single skill they really need in order to thrive: the ability to let go.

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September - The Awakened Woman by Dr. Tererai Trent

Remembering and Reigniting our Sacred Dreams

Through one incredible woman’s journey from a child bride in a small Zimbabwe village to one of the world’s most recognizable voices in women’s empowerment and education, this manifesto inspires women to pursue their sacred dreams through nine essential lessons brought forth from ancient African wisdom.


October - Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Elizabeth Gilbert is the keynote speaker at this year's National Women's Businsess Conference, "Work Well, Live Well" in Spokane, Washington from September 23-25.

“Gilbert leads readers through breaking out of their own creative ruts, finding fulfillment, and facing fear while finding balance between our spiritual and pragmatic beings in her forth coming book. Yes, please.” —Bustle