Meena Harris discusses her book and the “A” word — ambition — at a Festival of Books panel - News Summed Up

Meena Harris discusses her book and the “A” word — ambition — at a Festival of Books panel


“I, every day, saw female ambition on display, and it was truly my worldview,” Harris said. “We’re taught to hide our ambition, to diminish it,” Harris said Sunday at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Reframing them, redefining them, establishing them as the positive qualities and positive attributes in girls and women,” Harris said. Because she’s seen women running for president and has a children’s book about Mae C. Jemison, the first Black woman to travel into space. Books with protagonists of color don’t just benefit marginalized communities, Harris added.


Source: Los Angeles Times April 18, 2021 22:07 UTC



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