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A MEASURE FILLED
The Life of Lena Madesin Phillips
By Lisa Sergio

This book covers the biography of Dr. Lena Madesin Phillips, the founder of International Federation of Business and Professional Women (IFBPW), from her childhood, her careers and her 17 years of work in developing international network of IFBPW in her role as IFBPW International President.

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THE HISTORY OF THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN

Volume 1, 1930-1968

This book covers the history of the founding of IFBPW by Dr. Lena Madesin Phillips and the development of IFBPW under the leadership of the first 8 international presidents, through the time of World Wars and the formation of United Nations, and how IFBPW gained consultative status to UN ECOSOC.         

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THE HISTORY OF THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN

Volume 2, 1968-1995

This book covers the History of IFBPW from the Presidency of Patience R. Thomas, OBE in 1968 to the Presidency of Livia Ricci in 1995.

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A Bus to 42nd Street

By Sylvia G Perry and Livia M Ricci

This book covers the biography of ESTHER W HYMER, who served to as UN Representative to United Nations in New York for International Federation of Business and Professional Women for decades. Esther Hymer was the first Chairperson of NGO-CSW Committee. She was awarded "Peace Messenger" Certificate by UN Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar in 1987 and was named as one of the three women who had played a significant role in the work of the UN Commission by Secretary General Kofi Annan in 1997.

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Empowering Women World-Wide: 
The History of Project Five-O

By Sylvia Perry

This book traces the story of “Project Five-O”, a very special cooperation over twenty- five years, forged by the leaders of five of the largest and most influential women’s international organizations:  International Federation of Business and Professional Women, International Council of Women, International Federation of University Women, Soroptimist International and Zonta International. This book also covers variety of projects that at least 2 of the 5 organizations in “Project Five-O” work together during 1980-2005. 

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