More women are running major companies than ever before. While still far
too few in number, these female heads of industry are the forerunners of
a radical shift in power now underway. During the past few years,
women’s groups have been coalescing in every major American city.
Formidable ladies across professions are convening at unprecedented
rates, forming salons, dinner groups, and networking circles—and
collaborating to achieve clout and success. A new girls’ network is
alive and set to hyperdrive.
Stiletto Network is about those groups: the “Power Bitches,”
“Brazen Hussies” and “S.L.U.T.S.: Successful Ladies Under Tremendous
Stress.” It’s about what happens when bright, extraordinary women—from
captains of industry to aspiring entrepreneurs—come together to
celebrate and unwind, debate and compare notes. But it’s also about what
happens when they leave the table, when the talking stops and the action
starts. It’s about how they mine their collective intelligence to
realize their dreams or champion a cause, how they lift up their friends
and push them forward, how they join forces to ensure each woman gets
what she needs—be it information, an introduction, a partnership, or a
This is the first book to shed light on this groundbreaking movement.
Sharing story after story of women banding together to help other women, Stiletto
Network is both a call to action and an inside look at a better way
of doing business.