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Fears to Fierce

Fears to Fierce

A Woman’s Guide to Owning Her Power


With a foreword by Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadel

'A must-read for anyone with big ambitions' VIV GROSKOP


Brita Fernandez Schmidt has spent 25 years championing women's rights across the world, nurturing her own fierce and inspiring others to do the same. Through a combination of guidance, storytelling and practical tools, her rallying call in Fears to Fierce will inspire you to realise your purpose and potential, ignite your fierce and create the life you have been dreaming of.

'Incredibly invigorating. Brita is a true visionary' AMIKA GEORGE

embodies what it is to live fiercely in life and work. This book inspires you to embrace your deepest fears and reframe them' EMMA GANNON


  • The perfect dose of work-life inspiration from the woman who knows how to manage it all fearlessly, fiercely - and with a sense of humour. A must-read for anyone with big ambitions
    Viv Groskop

About the author

Brita Fernandez Schmidt

Brita Fernandez Schmidt serves as the Executive Director of Women for Women International – UK and is the Senior Vice President for Global Partnerships (Global). She is an advocate and promoter of women’s empowerment, women’s rights and equality. She frequently writes about the challenges women face all over the world in the context of poverty and conflict. Brita is an in demand coach and public speaker. Originally from Germany, Brita went to school in Venezuela and has lived and/or worked in over 16 countries. She now lives in the UK with her husband and two daughters.
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