Based on her inspiring, viral 2018 commencement speech to Barnard College’s graduates in New York City, New York Times bestselling author, two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA World Cup champion Abby Wambach delivers her empowering rally cry for women to unleash their individual power, unite with their pack, and emerge victorious together.
Abby Wambach became a champion because of her incredible talent as a soccer player. She became an icon because of her remarkable wisdom as a leader. As the co-captain of the 2015 Women’s World Cup Champion Team, she created a culture not just of excellence, but of honor, commitment, resilience, and sisterhood. She helped transform a group of individual women into one of the most successful, powerful and united Wolfpacks of all time.
In her retirement, Abby’s ready to do the same for her new team: All Women Everywhere.
In Wolfpack, Abby’s message to women is:
We have never been Little Red Riding Hood. We Are the Wolves.
We must wander off the path and blaze a new one: together.
She insists that women must let go of old rules of leadership that neither include or serve them. She’s created a new set of Wolfpack rules to help women unleash their individual power, unite with their Wolfpack, and change the landscape of their lives and world: from the family room to the board room to the White House.
· Make failure your fuel: Transform failure to wisdom and power.
· Lead from the bench: Lead from wherever you are.
· Champion each other: Claim each woman’s victory as your own.
· Demand the effing ball: Don’t ask permission: take what you’ve earned.
In Abby’s vision, we are not Little Red Riding Hoods, staying on the path because we’re told to. We are the wolves, fighting for a better tomorrow for ourselves, our pack, and all the future wolves who will come after us.
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach’s empowering Wolfpack calls on women—and their allies—to seize control of their destiny, live their truth, and come together to rewrite patriarchy’s playbook. Reflecting on lessons learned as a member (and leader) of the World Cup–winning U.S. soccer team, Wambach offers eight fundamental rules for success within a system that’s stacked against ambitious women. The guiding principle behind her philosophy is that a woman’s individual power becomes magnified when she joins forces with other strong women who share a common goal. It’s not just self-help—it’s help for our communities.
What a quick inspiring read. I unleashes the inner Wolf that we all ought to be.
Inspiring, honest, real and attainable.
Abby Wambach is a POWERHOUSE.
I watched Abby on the soccer field and thought she was one of the most intense, graceful athletes I’d ever seen. What she and her team did for women in soccer was unheard of years ago. Similarly, what Abby has done now with Wolfpack will revolutionize women, how we work, and how we show up in the world at a time when we need it the most. This book is hands down the most impactful book I’ve read in my adult life (and I read A LOT).
$11 for 85 pages, asking for her worth!
It’s not that it’s not insightful or inspirational but just FYI it’s only 85 pages long. I admire how much she’s asking for her worth, 13c/page/purchase.