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Texas Tenacity: Former Comptroller Susan Combs on Empowering Women

Susan Combs was the Texas state comptroller from 2007 to 2015. In her new book, Texas Tenacity: A Call for Women to Direct Their Destiny, she aims to encourage women to create their own goals and reality in Texas. Think of it as the Lone Star State version of leaning forward. She’s created a new nonprofit […]

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In her new book, Texas Tenacity: A Call for Women to Direct Their Destiny, she aims to encourage women to create their own goals and reality in Texas. Think of it as the Lone Star State version of leaning forward. She’s created a new nonprofit aimed at empowering women called HERdacity.

She tells guest host Ernie Manouse what prompted the book and what lessons she’s learned from her career in state politics.

MORE: Susan Combs’ Next Act? Inspiring Texas Women (Texas Tribune, Nov. 27, 2016)

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