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Perfect Time SHP Publishing Announces Forthcoming New Book, Women Who Lead In Sports

By: Vision & Purpose LifeStyle Magazine and Media Digital Team | Thursday, December 14, 2023 | 9:02 PM ET

Perfect Time SHP Book Publishing, a leading hybrid publishing firm, announces the upcoming release of " Women Who Lead In Sports: Trailblazers on the Court, on the Field, and in Life with Visionary Author, Dr. Sharon H. Porter and Lead Author, Laurie Governor Curtis.  Contributing authors will be announced beginning Friday, December 15, 2023. The book will release on March 1, 2024.

Women Who Lead In Sports shares the remarkable journeys of female athletes who have shattered gender barriers and redefined the world of sports. This inspiring and empowering book celebrates the resilience, determination, and unparalleled leadership of women who have left an indelible mark on the sports landscape.

From the basketball courts to the soccer fields this book showcases the stories of women who have risen above societal expectations and blazed a trail for future generations. Readers will be captivated by the courage and tenacity of these athletes, as they share their personal triumphs and challenges, on and off the field.

Each chapter takes you on a journey through the lives of these incredible women, offering insights into their training regimens, mental fortitude, and the unwavering support systems that have propelled them to greatness. You'll discover the secrets to their success, learn about their leadership styles, and gain valuable lessons in teamwork, discipline, and perseverance.

Women Who Lead In Sports is a testament to the fact that women can excel in any sport they choose, breaking down stereotypes and defying the odds. It is a celebration of diversity, highlighting athletes from various backgrounds, cultures, and sports disciplines, all united by their dedication to excellence.

Whether you're a sports enthusiast, a young athlete with big dreams, or simply seeking inspiration from extraordinary women who have carved their paths in sports leadership, this book offers a powerful and uplifting narrative. Women Who Lead In Sports will leave you motivated to pursue your passions, overcome obstacles, and embrace the leader within.

Women Who Lead In Sports is a part of the Women Who Lead Anthology book series published by Perfect Time SHP Publishing. Visionary, Dr. Sharon H. Porter selected Laurie G. Curtis, CEO and founder of On The Court Solutions, a former track and basketball athlete as Lead Author for this project. "When it was time to begin the call for authors for this project, Laurie Curtis was the first person I thought of to assist in gathering amazing women athletes to share their stories. Her passion and experience in the sports industry was just what I was looking for", said Porter.

Women Who Lead features can also be found in the print issues of Vision & Purpose LifeStyle Magazine and Media as well as the Women Who Lead LinkedIn Weekly Newsletter.

Porter selected Tonia Walker, Senior Associate Commissioner for Strategic Marketing & External Operations/SWA for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), to write the foreword. Walker was a contributing author in the very first Women Who Lead Anthology, which was published in 2018. Walker was the Athletic Director at Winston-Salem State University at that time.

About the Presenting Authors

Dr. Sharon H. Porter (Dr. Sharon) is the President of SHP Enterprise, the umbrella entity of Perfect Time SHP Book Publishing, SHP Media and Broadcasting, and Vision & Purpose LifeStyle Magazine and Media. She is the Executive Director and Founder of The Next In Line to Lead Aspiring Principal Leadership Academy (APLA), and the New Principal RoundTable, where she trains, mentors, and coaches assistant principals and first-year principals from across the U.S.

Dr. Sharon is the host of The I Am Dr. Sharon Show, The Women Who Lead Podcast, Vision & Purpose Podcast, the upcoming Leading With Purpose Podcast, and The PrinciPAL Podcast. She is co-founder and Vice-President of Media and Communications for WNM Ventures LLC.

Dr. Sharon is the author, visionary, and publisher of The Next In Line to Lead book series, The Women Who Lead Book series, and The HBCU Experience Anthology, book series.

She is a graduate of Howard University, Walden University, Johns Hopkins University, National-Louis University, and Winston-Salem State University. She is a part of the 2019 Harvard University School of Education Women in Leadership Cohort.

Dr. Sharon is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council, ForbesBLK, National Association of Black Journalists, Black Girls In Media, International Association of Women (IAW), American Business Women's Association, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She serves on the Board of Advisors for The Women of Prince George’s. Dr. Sharon is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach and National Association of Elementary School Principals ( NAESP) Certified Principal Mentor.

Laurie Governor Curtis is an accomplished international speaker, author, coach, and consultant. She is also the CEO and Founder of On The Court Solutions.

Powered by her personal experiences, Laurie helps business leaders, entrepreneurs, and student-athletes overcome fear, frustration, and uncertainty by developing systems and strategies that propel them to new heights of success.

Her personal brand is built on a foundation of authenticity, empathy, and results-driven strategies. Laurie is a servant leader whose approach is rooted in storytelling, integrating personal experience and sharing real-life examples to achieve a heightened sense of purpose and impact.


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