The theme of my list is strong women — either as characters or authors — where friendships figure prominently. I hope you enjoy these books as much as I have.

About Deborah Yedlin

Deborah Yedlin is the President and CEO of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce. Her background includes experience on Wall Street and Bay Street, and more than two decades as a business columnist for various media outlets, commenting on the nexus of business and politics since 1996.

Since moving to Calgary in 1992, Yedlin has been very active in the Calgary community – as a board member on a number of not for profit organizations and including serving as the co-chair of the 2016 United Way Campaign. Yedlin is currently serving as the 14th Chancellor of the University of Calgary and is one of three co-chairs of the $250 million Calgary Cancer Centre fundraising campaign.

A first-generation Canadian, born and raised in Edmonton, Deborah is a graduate of the University of Alberta and Queen’s University. She also completed her ICD.D designation through the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary.