Author(s): Julie Van Grol
This interactive and empowering book highlights the accomplishments and messages of over 100 badass babes, including historical as well as contemporary figures, with prompts, art activities, and writing exercises that will encourage you to unearth, fuel, and cultivate your own inner superpowers, unleash your creativity, and find your voice.As this engaging book shares interesting details about trailblazing, badass babes - scientists, artists, athletes, writers, activists, poets, entertainers, and boundary breakers -- you will see how creativity and self-expression combine into the power to make change, both in yourself and in the world. This workbook is a playground for you to tap into your ideas, find your voice, and be reminded of the difference each of us can make when we are unafraid and assured in what we envision and express. In these complex, sometimes bewildering and challenging times, the Badass Babes Workbook will help you stay engaged, connect with phenomenal women from history and right now, and give you the courage to dig deep into yourself, polish up your talents and gifts, blaze new trails, fight against injustice, and be your biggest, best, badass self! The time is NOW to be a badass babe!
I am honored to be one of Julie Van Grol's badass babes and to be among such an inspiring group of women leaders. I can't wait to share the workbook with my daughters. Julie's creative view of the world will give birth to even more badass females! -- Ilhan Omar, Minnesota state representative This workbook encourages me to speak out with all my sisters in these challenging times. Join me in celebrating women who work for the common good--and join us in sharing your personal journey. You are a gift! (Remember that!) -- Sister Simone Campbell, executive director, NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice
Julie Van Grol is an illustrator and instructor based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. She enjoys using her illustration as a means of connecting with others and learning more with each project. When she isn't hunched over her laptop or have pencil in hand, she's outside as much as Minnesota climate allows, usually running around a lake or biking around her beautiful city.