To The Top

How Women in Corporate Leadership are Rewriting the Rules for Success
- A book by Jenna Fisher



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Ready to fast-track progress on gender equality at the top table?

In To the Top: How Women in Corporate Leadership are Rewriting the Rules for Success, accomplished leadership advisor Jenna Fisher reveals how the world faces a once-in-a-generation opportunity to close the gender gap at the top of organizations today.

You’ll discover how traits often held by women—including compassion, communication, and collaboration—are now in high demand. And why in this time of volatility and disruption, women are standing on the most solid foundation for success than ever before.

Drawing on scientific research and the powerful stories of women business leaders who have already made it, the book sets out how we can seize this opportunity in front of us.


You’ll learn:

  • Why women are well-suited to lead companies through the complex challenges facing our world.
  • The specific leadership skills that are in high demand and how to develop a compassionate and commanding leadership presence.
  • The stories of women business leaders at the top of organizations today—their success, their missteps, and their lessons for success.


    Why I Wrote This Book?



    From her unique vantage point as an advisor to world-leading companies, Jenna invites us to re-think everything we’ve been told about how to succeed in business. Drawing on first-class research, inspiring stories, and actionable insights, To the Top is a vital blueprint for how we reshape leadership and build organizations where everyone has an equal chance of making it to the executive team and beyond. "

    Sylvia Ann Hewlett
    Founder of Coqual and author of #MeToo in the Corporate World: Power, Privilege, the Path Forward




    By sharing stories of some the fiercest women in business, Jenna offers a powerful reminder that women have exactly what it takes to lead in our fast-changing world. To the Top is a must-read for any woman who wants to take their career to the next level—and any business leader who is looking to make meaningful progress on gender equity. "

    Robin Washington
    Co-founder of Black Women on Boards and board member of Alphabet, Salesforce, and Honeywell




    It’s time to accelerate the pace of change and close the gender gap in the C-suite and on boards—for the good of the world, society, and global economies. Through powerful storytelling and valuable lessons from leading women in business, Jenna offers both inspiration and practical ideas for how to move forward. "

    John Donahoe
    CEO, Nike




    Drawing on her extensive experience as a partner at a leadership advisory firm as well as interviews with dozens of women business leaders, Jenna provides the playbook for taking charge and making a difference—now. Chronicling women who have led Best Buy, Nike, Walmart, and a host of other innovative corporations, she maps a way forward, offering clear, actionable insights for your path to the top. "

    Michael Useem
    Faculty Director of the McNulty Leadership Program, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and author of The Edge: How 10 CEOs Learned to Lead




    To the Top shows why we need to close the gender gap now and accelerate bringing women leaders into the highest echelons of business and government.”

    Marc Benioff
    Chair and CEO, Salesforce