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By Deanne Durrett,Helen Blanchard

no longer in the past, ladies lived the lives that culture dictated. Few dreamed of being something except a spouse, mom, or even secretary or instructor. this is often the tale of Helen Blanchard who broke throughout the limitations of tradition.
Her trip took her from easy beginnings as a instructor in a Midwest one-room institution to an exhilarating lifetime of shuttle, experience and around the globe management. Helen tells the tale of ways she left Nebraska to pursue a bigger existence, entire with travels as a military spouse and the demanding situations she confronted as a civilian worker of the us Navy.
whilst she wanted assist in her expert ambitions, Helen joined Toastmasters overseas, then a male-only association. compelled to affix less than the assumed identify, "Homer", she finally rose to steer this association as its first woman president.
Hers is the tale of exertions, commitment, guts, smarts and friendshiip. Helen has received the hearts of aquaintances, supervisors, co-workers -- and such a lot of all -- her fellow contributors of Toastmasters overseas. She lead the way for girls to affix Toastmasters, to take part totally, and to dare to dream of management roles.

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By Deanne Durrett,Helen Blanchard

no longer in the past, ladies lived the lives that culture dictated. Few dreamed of being something except a spouse, mom, or even secretary or instructor. this is often the tale of Helen Blanchard who broke throughout the limitations of tradition.
Her trip took her from easy beginnings as a instructor in a Midwest one-room institution to an exhilarating lifetime of shuttle, experience and around the globe management. Helen tells the tale of ways she left Nebraska to pursue a bigger existence, entire with travels as a military spouse and the demanding situations she confronted as a civilian worker of the us Navy.
whilst she wanted assist in her expert ambitions, Helen joined Toastmasters overseas, then a male-only association. compelled to affix less than the assumed identify, "Homer", she finally rose to steer this association as its first woman president.
Hers is the tale of exertions, commitment, guts, smarts and friendshiip. Helen has received the hearts of aquaintances, supervisors, co-workers -- and such a lot of all -- her fellow contributors of Toastmasters overseas. She lead the way for girls to affix Toastmasters, to take part totally, and to dare to dream of management roles.

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