July 15, 2008
BossaNova Founder Creates “Hear Us Roar!” Project to
WASHINGTON, DC, July 15, 2008 - A woman’s ability
to overcome obstacles, solve problems and nurture others
has been a source of both awe and ridicule for years.
Today’s society calls upon those skills more than ever
as women are seen more and more in key leadership roles.
The “Hear Us Roar!” project, launched by BossaNova
Consulting Group’s founder Andrea Howe, is an
auto-biographical collection of stories from women
around the globe that celebrate the vitality, strength
and power they realized as a result of their experiences
during the most challenging moments in their lives.
The goal of the “Hear Us Roar!” project is to collect
stories from 100 women by October 15, 2008, publish them
in a book by the end of the year, and raise $100,000
from book sales to be donated to charity by June 2009.
The first 25 stories that are contributed will qualify
to be entered into a “Hear Us Roar!” grant drawing.
Every woman is invited to share their story via the
“Even while women are making remarkable strides in the
world to fully step into our natural leadership role—as
Moms, Best Girlfriends, Politicians, CEOs, and
everything else in between, we still diminish and
under-represent our abilities and accomplishments,” says
Andrea Howe. “This is an opportunity for women to stand
in our power and contribute to the world by letting
ourselves be known as generous leaders whose sharing
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“Hear Us Roar!” is a project created by
a small and mighty group of entrepreneurial women living
throughout the U.S. They receive their inspiration from
Margaret Mead, the famous anthropologist who said,
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed
citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only
thing that ever has.”
BossaNova Consulting Group
P: (202) 465-3298
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