Women Leaders in Healthcare - Gail Evans
Gail Evans is the best selling author of "Play Like A Man Win Like A Woman", an informative business guide to the secrets men know about success that women need to learn. The book was listed for several months on the New York Times, Business Week, and Wall Street Journal's bestseller lists. Play Like A Man, Win Like A Woman has been translated into 18 languages and has been a bestseller around the world. She has appeared in recent years on outlets such as, NBC's The Today Show, USA Today, the Larry King Live Show, and the New York Times to name a few. Her latest book, She Wins, You Win" was published in May of 2003.
Evans began her career in the early 1960s, working on a number of congressional staffs. She worked at the White House in the Office of the Special Counsel to the President during the Lyndon B. Johnson Administration and was instrumental in the creation of the president's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity and the 1966 Civil Rights Act. During the late 1960s, Evans lived in Moscow with her husband, who was then Moscow bureau chief for CBS News. After returning to the United States in 1970, she was a founding partner of Global Research Services, an Atlanta-based research and marketing firm.
Evans is active in numerous Atlanta and Georgia charities and served for two years as the chairperson of the Georgia Endowment for the Humanities. In 1979, she was nominated to Leadership Atlanta. Evans was appointed by President Clinton to the Commission on White House Fellows.
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