"inspiring, savvy, and persuasive."
Jessica Yellin
Former CNN Chief White House Correspondent; Publisher of News Not Noise

My Books

My writing is centered around mobilizing women to realize their full potential for leadership and to advocate for the equality of opportunity that makes such leadership possible for every woman. My recent books are described below.  I hope they inspire you to read further!

During the last decade, I have written three books about women and political power, which I’ve described for you below. All are available for purchase at Amazon and elsewhere. I’ve also written numerous opinion pieces for The Huffington Post, and elsewhere, which address current events and policy matters that focus on women’s lives, power and influence, and which tell inspirational stories of the change we can make together. The images below express my message to women and girls everywhere.

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Publication Date is January 2, 2022

Make HerStory Your Story

Your Guided Journal to Justice Every Day for Every Woman

by Rebecca Sive

A personal workbook and writing journal for activist women recording and planning their projects to make a better world for women and girls

"What a brilliant invitation to ponder our connections to the women who came before us, the women with whom we share this moment, and the women for whom we’re shaping the world—and then turn that pondering into sustainable, impactful change."
Heidi Stevens
Journalist and Parent Nation creative director
“Barack Obama (my boss) gave me−and millions of other Black women−the opportunity to lead. Rebecca Sive (my professor) has given all of us Make Herstory Your Story, a personal journal for getting the job done.”
Alexandra P. Sims
Former Field Director for Obama 2012 Founder, Black Bench Chicago, Founder, Every Vote Counts
“Make Herstory Your Story imagines a world in which every woman has the power within her to create a more just world. It then gives us the encouragement to stretch our imaginations to become the leaders these trying times require.”
Katheryn Kolbert
Co-author, Controlling Women: What We Must Do Now to Save Reproductive Freedom; Reproductive Rights Activist

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You can find Make HerStory Your Story at these retailers or wherever else fine books are sold.

Vote Her In

Your Guide to Electing Our First Woman President

by Rebecca Sive
A powerful manifesto making the case for how American women can elect our first woman President
“A necessary call to action at the highest level.”
Linda Hirshman
New York Times bestselling author of Sisters in Law
“Sive takes her years of dedication to advancing women’s political careers and causes and turns them into a call to action.”
Katherine Baicker, Ph. D
Dean, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
“An ironclad argument for why the United States needs to up the number of women in elected office.”
Helaine Olen
Contributor, Washington Post

Every Day is Election Day

A Woman's Guide to Winning Any Office, from the PTA to the White House

by Rebecca Sive
A practical, inspirational guide for women who want to achieve political leadership and influence public policy
“Reading stories from the lives of successful female politicians is truly inspiring. Since the 1960s, women have been told they can do whatever they want, but they haven’t been given the practical knowledge to back it up. Every Day Is Election Day is a societal road map actually showing young women how they can achieve their goals in a culture that still views them as inferior, and for young, opinionated women who long to make a difference in the world, it’s long overdue.”
The Stranger
"A clear and persuasive roadmap to female political success."
Publishers Weekly
"Every Day Is Election Day is a valuable guide for a new generation of women leaders. It belongs on the bookshelf of every aspiring leader, from future school-board members to future presidents."
Ilyse Hogue
Immediate Past President, NARAL Pro-Choice America
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