APB Speaker Michelle Howard Highlighted in "Sailing True North: Lessons of Character from Ten Admirals"
30 Jun 2020
APB speaker and the first female U.S. Navy Four-Star Admiral, Admiral Michelle J. Howard (Retired), was also the first African-American woman to reach the rank of three-star and four-star in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces and the first African-American woman to command a ship in the Navy. Now, Admiral Howard is being highlighted in Sailing True North: Lessons of Character from Ten Admirals by Admiral James Stavridis USN.
This book examines the lives of ten admirals whose careers stretch across 2,500 years of history and tries to illuminate the most essential qualities of character so that each of us can chart a course toward becoming the best we can possibly be within our own lives. Looking at resilience, the book mentions Michelle Howard and how her inner voyage of character offers lessons we can study and apply today.
A gifted speaker, Admiral Howard instantly connects with audiences with warmth and humor. Her keynotes address leadership, cybersecurity, diversity, innovation and teambuilding. Bringing empowering insights as someone who spent her career shattering glass ceilings and breaking new ground, she continues to motivate others with her highly inspirational message.