Tucson Festival of Books

Freedom's Just Another Word


In this session, these women who found success in different fields will describe their struggles to gain acceptance and respect.


Panelists
Evette Dionne

"Weightless" author Evette Dionne is a journalist, editor and culture critic. She is the former editor-in-chief of Bitch Media and the current executive editor of YES! Media. "Lifting as WE Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box," Dionne's middle-grade nonfiction book about Black women suggragists, was nominated for a National Book Award and won a Coretta Scott King author honor....

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Jamie Fiore Higgins

Jamie Fiore Higgins worked as a managing director at Goldman Sachs. One of just 8 percent of Goldman employees to earn the managing director title, she was the highest-ranking woman in her department....


Books:
Weightless
Making Space for My Resilient Body and Soul
Evette Dionne
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
HarperCollins Publishers
December 2022
ISBN 9780063076365
272 pages

Bully Market
My Story of Money and Misogyny at Goldman Sachs
Jamie Fiore Higgins
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Simon and Schuster
August 2022
ISBN 9781668001028
320 pages