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Inspirational Women (Featured Authors)

To celebrate Women’s History Month, our featured Lulu authors this month are three motivational women! If you’re in need of a coloring book filled with sheroes, a memoir about perseverance, or a guide to advancing your career, look no further!

Summer Dawn Reyes

Author Summer Dawn Reyes is a multi-talented author, director, and organizer. Her book, Girls Who Colored Outside the Lines, is a celebration of women of color and their vibrancy. A part of Reyes’s larger project, Thinking In Full Color, an organization that empowers women of color through education & the arts.

You can also find a Guest Post on our Better than Yesterday blog from Summer Dawn Reyes.

The book came about as part of Reyes’s desire to give young women and girls of color clearly defined role models. Learn more about Summer on our Facebook Live:


Girls Who Colored Outside the Lines

Growing up, we all have heroes — from cartoon characters that remind us of us, to famous people who’ve overcome the same challenges we face. But finding these heroes isn’t easy for everyone, especially young girls of color. That’s why we made Girls Who Colored Outside the Lines, a coloring book featuring groundbreaking women of color.

Girls Who Colored Outside The Lines

Keep Up With Summer Around The Web:

Velma Scantlebury, Ph.D.

Our second featured author for March is a memoir from Velma Scantlebury, the first black, female transplant surgeon. Her incredible story begins with Dr. Scantlebury’s youth in Barbados and follows her as she learns and pursued her dreams to become a surgeon.

Here’s our Facebook Live feature with Lulu author Velma Scantlebury:


Beyond Every Wall

A remarkable journey in the life of young girl, born in Barbados, and her incredible stories as she struggled to become the first African American transplant surgeon in the United States. This book gives you a remarkable glimpse into the life and culture of Barbados.

Beyond Every Wall

Addie Perkins Williamson, Ph.D.

Last but not least, we have Addie Perkins Williamson, Ph.D. and her book ‘Crossing The Finish Line.’ Addie is a organizational psychologist who focuses on helping people in the workplace stay on track and find success.

Learn a little more about Addie and her amazing book in our Facebook Live feature:


Crossing the Finish Line

An essential guide to accelerating your career, getting to the highest levels of your organization—and staying there. Addie Perkins Williamson is founder and CEO of Perkins Williamson Associates; a boutique organizational-development consulting firm that helps companies increase their operating effectiveness and efficiency, ensure high levels of employee engagement, and improve their overall global competitiveness.

Crossing the Finish Line: Getting to the Top and Staying There

If you’d like to find some more amazing authors,
check out our complete Featured Author Series:

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