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Gina Din-Kariuki is an award winning East African business woman specializing in strategic communication and public relations in Kenya. She is best known as the Founder & Executive Chair of Gina Din Corporate Communications (GDCC), which she started after leaving her job as a Communications Manager at Barclays Bank of Kenya in 1997
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After the Fall
The Rise of Authoritarianism in the World We've Made
Ben Rhodes - 2021-06-01
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This powerful book delves into the urgent question of why democracy is under threat, both in America and around the world. Written by a former White House aide and confidante to President Barack Obama, the author embarks on a personal quest to discover what's happening in America by looking outward at dozens of countries facing similar issues. With memoir and reporting, the book explores how America's own actions have helped shape the world we live in today, and how it's still possible to fight for what America is supposed to be.
Gina Din
@brhodes You were way ahead of our time Ben. Such a great book.      source
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The Moment of Lift
How Empowering Women Changes the World
Melinda Gates - 2019-04-23
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This inspiring debut from a powerful woman in the global community is a necessary call to action for women's empowerment. Melinda Gates shows that investing in women is the key to lifting up societies and offers simple and effective ways for each of us to make a difference. Through startling data, moving conversations, and personal convictions, Gates advocates for family planning, equal job opportunities, shared household burdens, paid family leave, and eliminating gender bias. Her journey towards gender equity will inspire readers to get involved and become advocates for change.
Gina Din
@melindagates Loving your book Melinda      source
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A Promised Land
Barack Obama - 2020-11-17
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Take a riveting journey through the life of a young man who rose to become one of the most powerful leaders in the world. In this deeply personal memoir, the 44th President of the United States offers a unique and revealing look at his journey to the Oval Office, reflecting on both the awesome power and the limits of presidential power. From the Iowa caucus victory that demonstrated the power of grassroots activism to the passing of the Affordable Care Act and the death of Osama bin Laden, this memoir provides unprecedented access to the inner workings of the White House and the world of U.S. politics. A Promised Land is a powerful and introspective story of one man's bet with history and his belief that progress is always possible.
Gina Din
Half way through ⁦@BarackObama⁩ ‘s book and finding it hard to put down! “A promised land” is unlike any other presidential autobiography I’ve read. What a wonderful story teller and an incredible orator ⁦@SIRIliciously⁩ ⁦@bantigito⁩ ⁦@githu_muigai⁩      source
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Too Much and Never Enough
How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man
Mary L. Trump - 2020-07-14
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Psychologist Mary L. Trump sheds light on Donald J. Trump's toxic family history, revealing how neglect and abuse led to his current destructive behavior that threatens the world's health and economic security. From the strange and harmful relationship between Fred Trump and his sons to the disturbing details of family events, Mary provides an incisive and unexpected perspective that only she, as Donald's only niece, can offer. With an insider's familiarity and willingness to tell the truth, Mary tells a captivating and unnerving story of one of the world's most dysfunctional families.
Gina Din
@itsJeffTiedrich @realDonaldTrump Great book. What a dysfunctional family.      source
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The World as It Is
A Memoir of the Obama White House
Ben Rhodes - 2018-06-05
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A behind-the-scenes account of Barack Obama's presidency by one of his closest aides. This memoir goes beyond the typical White House tell-all and delves into the most poignant and consequential moments of the Obama administration. The author brings a writer's perspective to the story, rendering it in vivid detail. From the Arab Spring to the Cuban negotiations, this is an essential record of the forces that shaped the last decade. A must-read for anyone interested in politics or recent history.
Gina Din
@alexkuria @SIRIliciously Love that book @brhodes gives great insight      source
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Only the Paranoid Survive
How to Exploit the Crisis Points That Challenge Every Company
Andrew S. Grove - 1998-04-06 (first published in 1988)
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Leadership, strategy, and adaptation are at the forefront of this book by a former CEO of the world's largest chip maker. Grove shares his philosophy on how to navigate difficult moments of change, which he calls Strategic Inflection Points. These moments can make or break a company, but Grove shows how they can be opportunities to come out stronger. This classic guide to leadership and management includes real-life examples of Grove's successes and failures, including how he handled the Pentium flaw that threatened Intel's reputation. The new chapter in the Currency Paperback edition also offers advice on predicting and benefiting from Strategic Inflection Points in one's own career.
Gina Din
@kenyanpundit Such a great book      source
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In Between Dreams
Iman Verjee - 2014-03-06
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A dark and mysterious tale of a young girl, Frances, and her tumultuous relationship with her bewildered mother and adoring father. After a disastrous 16th birthday party and a grandmother found dead in the bathtub, Frances is sent away to boarding school, where she must confront the true nature of her life. Intertwined with her story is that of her father James, revealing a tainted love affair and a fluid boundary between perversity and normality.
Gina Din
@SafiaV an amazing book @ImanVerjee #inbetweendreams is an incredible read written by an inspiring young Kenyan. Well done Iman.      source