By Dr. Jennifer Wimbish, Staff Writer, Texas Metro News
Dr. Jennifer Wimbish, the first African American president of Cedar Valley College (CVC), of the Dallas County Community College District, in her recently released book “Leadership Wisdom For All Generations” takes you on a journey, including her walk with God, from her childhood in the segregated South, to her college presidency, as she shares character and leadership principles gleaned from her mentors –wise authentic leaders.
She provides in each chapter a short autobiography, followed by character and leadership lessons learned from her mentors. Dr. Wimbish concludes the book by presenting lessons derived from her own experiences.
According to Dr. Wimbish, the book is linked to her commitment to transgenerational learning. She believes strongly that each generation must leave a legacy that includes the learning of wise individuals, thus preparing tomorrow’s world leaders.
One endorser of the book noted that, Dr. Wimbish provides leadership principles that are valuable, life changing, and that challenge all to lead with integrity. Her written accounts of leaders “Words of Wisdom” from her past serves us well today.
Dr. Wimbish’s personal journey and voice on leadership is one that inspires, and results in a must-read book for every current and emerging leader.
A millennial from the college graduating class of 2020 said, “‘Leadership Wisdom for all Generations’ is both simple and insightful. Dr. Wimbish manages to express her message in a compelling fashion that is reminiscent of listening to one’s own family. This book stays true to its title by offering aphorisms which will resonate with any one—regardless of age.”