Meet the Author: Claire Shipman

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Claire Shipman is a journalist, author, and public speaker. She’s the author, along with Katty Kay, of two New York Times bestsellers, Womenomics: Work Less, Achieve More, Live Better and The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance—What Women Should Know. Before turning to writing, Claire spent almost three decades as an award-winning television journalist. For the last fourteen years, Claire was a regular contributor to Good Morning America and other national broadcasts for ABC News. Before that, she served as White House correspondent for NBC News, where she regularly reported on presidential policy and politics for NBC Nightly News and Today. Prior to that, she worked for CNN for a decade, covering the White House, and she was also posted in Moscow for five years, reporting on the fall of the Soviet Union. Claire’s coverage from Moscow helped CNN earn a National Headliners Award and a coveted Peabody Award. She received a DuPont Award and an Emmy Award for coverage of the 1989 Tiananmen Square student uprising, as well as a DuPont Award for CNN’s coverage of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. She graduated from Columbia College and later earned a master’s degree from the School of International Affairs there. She’s now a member of Columbia’s board of trustees. She lives in Washington, DC, with her husband and their two children and three dogs. Visit Claire online at theconfidencecode.com.

Books by Claire Shipman

Living the Confidence Code

Real Girls. Real Stories. Real Confidence.

Book cover image: Living the Confidence Code: Real Girls. Real Stories. Real Confidence.

New from the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling authors of The Confidence Code for Girls!The best way to understand confidence is to see it in action. That’s why bestselling authors Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, and JillEllyn Riley have collected 30 true stories of real girls, pursuing their passions, struggling and stumbling, but along the way figuring out how to build their own special brand of confidence.…  More »

The Confidence Code for Girls Journal

A Guide to Embracing Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self

Book cover image: The Confidence Code for Girls Journal: A Guide to Embracing Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self

Discover your confidence with this fun and empowering journal based on the #1 bestseller The Confidence Code for Girls. Do you want to take chances, live fearlessly, and become your most authentic self? This colorful, interactive journal makes it easy and exciting for girls to learn the confidence-building skills that will shape them into courageous young women.Based on the in-depth research of the bestselling phenomenon The Confidence…  More »

The Confidence Code

The Science and Art of Self-Assurance—What Women Should Know

Book cover image: The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance—What Women Should Know | New York Times Bestseller

Following the success of Lean In and Why Women Should Rule the World, the authors of the bestselling Womenomics provide an informative and practical guide to understanding the importance of confidence—and learning how to achieve it—for women of all ages and at all stages of their career.  More »

The Confidence Code for Girls

Taking Risks, Messing Up, & Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self

Book cover image: The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, & Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self | #1 New York Times Bestseller

Girls can rule the world—all they need is confidence. This empowering, entertaining guide from the bestselling authors of The Confidence Code gives girls the essential yet elusive code to becoming bold, brave, and fearless.  More »

Womenomics

Work Less, Achieve More, Live Better

Book cover image: Womenomics: Work Less, Achieve More, Live Better | New York Times Bestseller

"A personal, provocative, and challenging book for career women who want less guilt, more life."—Diane Sawyer Womenomics, the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller by Claire Shipman and Katty Kay, is an invaluable guide for this generation of professional women, provide knowledgeable advice on how to "Work…  More »