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  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Business, Careers, Occupations
  • Language:English
  • Pages:44
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781667861999

My VP Looks Like Me

by Dr. Phyllis Harris View author's profile page

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Overview
This memorable story was written to inspire and offer an introduction to career awareness for elementary students, particularly girls. It also serves as a resource for guidance counselors, educators, parents, and all of those who seek to inspire young girls to pursue their dreams. All young girls deserve accessible education about women role models who impact and empower them to become tomorrow's greatest leaders.
Description
"My VP Looks Like Me" is an inspiring children's book about a young girl who starts to think about what she would like to be when she grows up. The story depicts Kamala Harris, America's first woman Vice President as a role model who shows the young girl that anything is possible. The repetitive phrase "My VP Looks Like Me" used throughout the story was made viral by thousands of young black girls and women of color who wore the expression on T-shirts in support of the historic celebration. This must-read story was inspired by a Vice President who paved a path for future generations to see extraordinary achievements as ordinary.
About the author
Dr. Phyllis C. Harris, Ed.D., Educational Pundit, is the CEO of proceED and is a world-renowned educator who specializes in Gifted Instruction and identifying Gifted and Talented students globally. She is the first African American female founding executive of an American Curriculum International School in Kuwait. She specializes in writing curriculum, coordinating Professional Development, and Motivational Speaking. Her motivational speeches are presented in a savvy way to engage, inspire, and transform audiences across the globe. Dr. Harris has over 25 years of classroom and leadership experience serving students both in the United States and abroad. Dr. Harris uses creativity, innovation, and an array of interactive learning activities to ensure that students have an enjoyable, enriching, and engaging learning experience. Her teaching techniques have consistently resulted in successful execution of school wide learning goals, improved end of year test scores, and overall grade level academic performance. Dr. Harris has a Bachelor of Science degree in Curriculum Instruction from North Carolina A&T State University, a Master's in Education Administration and a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in K12 Leadership from Grand Canyon University. Dr. Harris is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated(R), the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African American college women.
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