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What are people already SAYING
about the book?
"AMAZON #1 NEW RELEASE IN SELF-ESTEEM
FOR TEENS & YOUNG ADULTS"
"I am so humbled and grateful to be included in this book specifically geared toward middle school and high school girls. @IllanaRaia meets girls where they are, and her book covers financial confidence, philanthropy, innovation and entrepreneurship. With input from women like me (who have lived a little) as well as girls who are currently on the road to discovering all they could be. This generation of girls will be our future
global leaders and it is my privilege to add to the
celebration and support of all girls."
- Debra Messing, actor and activist
"GIRLS, WHO DO YOU WANT TO BE, an inspiring and entertaining new collection created by @illanaraia and @Etregirls should be your weekend read."
- Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author, creator and executive producer of Netflix TV dramas
"ˆEtre's new book ÊTRE: GIRLS, WHO DO YOU WANT
TO BE? became Amazon's #1 New Release in
Self-Esteem for Teens & Young Adults...on the first day
of pre-orders! I was honored to be among the luminaries quoted and listed in this book."
- Jayshree Seth, Corporate Scientist and Chief Science Advocate at 3M
“ÊTRE brilliantly does what no other organization or book does. It reaches middle school girls exactly where they are and helps them soar. Using fresh, engaging language, ÊTRE provides these girls with the tools to identify, preserve and foster their most authentic selves, the part that so often gets lost in the societal pressures of middle school. And then ÊTRE encourages them to become the best version of that authentic self. A must-read for every middle school girl and everyone who loves her."
—Marie Benedict, New York Times bestselling author of The Only Woman in The Room, Carnegie’s Maid, and The Other Einstein
"Breaking down big ideas like entrepreneurship, financial confidence, and mentorship for the younger set at an early and important age, this book springboards today’s girls to become tomorrow’s moguls!”
-Tiffany Pham, founder and CEO of Mogul and bestselling author of You Are a Mogul and Girl Mogul
"ÊTRE girls are the next generation of changemakers, leaders, and role models that our community needs. We’re proud to be building a world together where women’s power is embraced and celebrated.”
- Ellevate Network, a global community of professional women committed to helping each other succeed
“Middle school girls are a growing and mighty force for change. ÊTRE lays down a great road map for girls to help discover themselves and the leaders they can become in their own lives, communities, companies,
—Nell Merlino, original creator of Take Our Daughters to Work Day with the Ms. Foundation for Women, and founder of Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence, and Born Worthy
"The book's design, both in content and cover, is ingenious. Être approaches it from the perspective of middle and high school girls, and dives into concepts like innovation, philanthropy, and financial confidence in an engaging, very positive way. The bold text, the variety of images, and the incorporation of quotes from different women and girls make this book fun to read and keeps you in high spirits."
- Book Review in Thrive Global
by Jacqueline Luciano, Founder of Unraveled
"Thrilled to be included in this great new book, 'Girls, Who Do You Want To Be?' It's a compilation of Être's articles, breaking down topics like financial confidence, philanthropy, mentorship & entrepreneurship, with quotes from women & girls across the U.S.
- Phyllis Fagell, K-8 counselor, therapist, and author of Middle School Matters
"The Être book doesn't just encourage you to follow your dreams, it gives you the tools you need to actually start making things happen. Think of the book as a wise older sister you can carry around in your backpack. Every page is filled with quotes and interviews from trailblazing women and thriving teen girls that will inspire you."
- Book Review in YAYOMG!
Hang on, what is this book even ABOUT?
Why middle school is not too young to...
#BeSmart and raise your hand instead of lowering your standards;
#BeStrong and stay in your cleats;
#BeInnovative and change the world;
#BeWi$e and gain financial confidence;
#BeCharitable and make a real difference;
#BeConnected and find female role models;
#BeInformed and absorb different perspectives;
#BeHappy and pursue activities authentic to YOU;
#BeBrave enough fail and succeed with bravado; and
#BeWell-Read and devour every new release - including this one!