Author Tina Savas speaks about her book, Women of True Grit

We are proud to present author Tina Savas who will be speaking about the fascinating and acclaimed book that she co-authored with Edie Hand, Women of True Grit.

This program will be at 6:30 pm in the Main brach auditorium.

Books will be available for purchase and signing. This program is free and open to the public. Financial donations will be happily accepted, and receipts for donations are available.

Please contact Luisa with any questions at lmorenilla [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

About the author:

Tina Savas is among the first wave of women entrepreneurs in Birmingham, Alabama. In 1983, she founded the Birmingham Business Journal newspaper, followed by Alabama Health News, Alabama Construction News, and Birmingham Weekly, and the area’s only weekly alternative newspaper. She is a continual winner of national editorial awards. Her newspaper legacies include, “The Fifty Richest” series, naming the area’s 50 richest people and their net worth; “The Birmingham 100”, listing the top private companies and their revenues; the “Top 40 Under 40” series, naming the up and coming stars all under the age of 40 (now copied in all U.S. major markets); the “Fast Track 25”, ranking the fastest growing companies in the area; and the “Best in Business” awards. She has served on local boards for community development, advised numerous foundations, colleges and hospitals, and won many awards during her career. Savas continues her entrepreneurial spirit through real estate investment and other business ventures.

About the book:

These 40 first-person narratives put the spotlight on women who reached the top despite adversity and great personal suffering. In their own words, these women share insights about how they were challenged, what inspired them, and what drove them to be successful. By sharing their uplifting stories, these women are acting as mentors for every reader who aspires to great accomplishments.

Main Library
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Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

The auditorium is located on the first floor of the Main Library. After opening the exterior doors of the Main Library, immediately turn right. The auditorium is located straight ahead, at the end of the hallway.

Learn more at hmcpl.org/main/auditorium