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OG Book Club: March Edition

We love to learn at Our Gorongosa — and one of our favorite ways to open our minds is with a cup of coffee and a book in hand. You're part of the Gorongosa community and we want you to learn along with us! Every month, we'll introduce you to three new titles that our podcast guests and team members recommend. 

Read on to discover our March book club picks and learn how you can win a copy of your own!

Tribe book club pick

Marisa's Pick: Tribe by Sebastian Junger

Tribe explores what we can learn from tribal societies about loyalty, belonging, and the eternal human quest for meaning. It explains why we are stronger when we come together, and how that can be achieved even in today's divided world.

Dr. Marisa Rodrigues is the Director of Sustainable Development in Gorongosa National Park. She says of Tribe: "It's a really good book that connects anthropology, history, and community. I could connect immediately with it and it really marked my life.”

Listen to Marisa's interview here:

 

Darling You Can't Do Both Book Club Pick

Lyn's Pick: Darling, You Can’t Do Both by Janet Kestin and Nancy Vonk

Darling, You Can't Do Both is a smart, relatable guide for all of the women who embraced the spirit of Lean In but were left wondering where to start. Darling will spark a new thread of conversation about women in the workplace-one that's about new strategies for every woman with ambition who is moving (and looking) forward-with motherhood, not a roadblock but an unfair advantage.

Lyn Wineman is the President & Chief Strategist of B-Corp Certified advertising agency, KidGlov. She says: "This book really speaks to women in the workforce and to owning the type of work and work environment that you want to be in. When I read it… I just had tears rolling down my face. I wish I would have had those words and phrases 25 years ago."

Listen to Lyn's interview here: 

Daring Greatly book club pick

Emily's Pick: Daring Greatly by Brené Brown

In Daring GreatlyDr. Brown challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability. Based on twelve years of research, she argues that vulnerability is not weakness, but rather our clearest path to courage, engagement, and meaningful connection. It will spark a new spirit of truth—and trust—in our organizations, families, schools, and communities.

Emily Kiloh is Our Gorongosa's Director of Brand Communications. She says: "I love all of Brene Brown's work, and this book really opened up something for me in terms of how important vulnerability is for the full human experience!"

We hope you enjoy these books as much as we do! Visit our Instagram page for a chance to win the book of your choosing, plus a 12 oz bag of coffee to go with it.

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