Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 13, 2014
Author Dr. John Shufeldt, announced today Jenny McClendon, of WEtv’s Raising Sextuplets, and Sharon Guynup, world renowned environmental journalist, author and speaker, will be featured in his upcoming book Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers. The newest addition to the Outlier Series is set to release in the summer of 2014.
The Author previously announced that the book will feature former Iowa state Supreme Court Justice Marsha Ternus, Oprah’s Book Club author Jane Hamilton, 2015 Arizona gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones, and founder of Midwest Glaucoma Center, P.C., Dr. Mildred M.G. Olivier.
The book highlights six women who encompass the traits of an outlier, identified from experiences from over thirty years of author John Shufeldt’s career.
“Sharon and Jenny are two incredibly accomplished women, and when I came across their stories, they immediately struck me. They used their obstacles as springboards toward a better future. In featuring these phenomenal women and others, we hope to inspire readers to accomplish more than what they thought was possible," said author, Dr. John Shufeldt.
One of the featured women, Jenny McClendon, PA-C, is the former star of the WEtv series, Raising Sextuplets. McClendon, mother of nine, continues her career as a physician assistant in an Arizona based urgent care center, and additionally, treats patients daily for the telemedicine company MeMD.
Sharon Guynup, who was also announced today is an author, editor, freelance environmental journalist, and photographer. She crafts features, essays, photos and editorials for major national and international publications on the subjects of culture, history, science and medicine. Guynup is best known for her collaboration with National Geographic photographer Steve Winter, on the book Tigers Forever, published in 2013.
For more information on the Outlier Series visit http://www.ingredientsofoutliers.com.
About the book:
Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers was inspired by several women, encountered by Author Dr. John Shufeldt, who exemplify the rare and exceptional qualities of outliers. The 125-page-book is packed with advice and inspirational stories from “outliers," in this case exemplary and influential women, as well as chapters on John’s personal experiences and endeavors. A few of the featured women include Jane Hamilton, author of A Map of the World, of Oprah’s Book Club; Marsha Ternus, the first woman to serve as chief justice of Iowa’s highest court; Christine Jones, an Arizona 2015 Gubernatorial Candidate; and Dr. Mildred M. G. Olivier, CEO of Midwest Glaucoma Center, P.C. The purpose of this book is to act as a surrogate mentor for young women, and anyone, man or woman, looking to achieve more than they previously imagined was possible.
Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers is preceded by the first book in the Outlier Series titled, Ingredients of Outliers: A Recipe for personal Achievement, published in July 2013 and the second book in the Outlier Series, Ingredients of Young Outliers: Achieving Your Most Amazing Future, published in March 2014. The Outlier Series will include at least eight other books published over the course of 2014-2015, and will include books specific to sought after career fields with insider information and recommended channels for pursuing that career from experts in each respective profession.
About Author John Shufeldt:
As well as being a practicing doctor and lawyer, Shufeldt is also a pilot (both plane and helicopter) and a business entrepreneur (and if pressed, he will reluctantly admit to being a ‘budding’ chef and taekwondo black belt). Shufeldt received his BA from Drake University in 1982 and his MD from the University of Health Sciences/ The Chicago Medical School in 1986. He completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Christ Hospital and Medical Center in 1989 where he spent his final year as Chief Resident. He received his MBA in 1995, and his Juris Doctorate in 2005, both from Arizona State University. He is admitted to the State Bar in Arizona, the Federal District Court and Supreme Court of the United States. Shufeldt is also an adjunct professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law where he teaches a clinic on Health Law Entrepreneurism. He serves on the Drake University Board of Trustees and the Sandra Day O’Conner College of Law Alumni Board.