War­rior Princess: My Quest to Become the First Female Maa­sai Warrior

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May 13, 2013

War­rior Princess is the fun­ny and inspi­ra­tional autobiography/​memoir of Mindy Bud­gor, a young entre­pre­neur tired of hav­ing a job to have a job, who decides to make changes in her life. She decides to vol­un­teer in Africa build­ing hos­pi­tals in the Maa­sai Mara. While there, Mindy asks the chief why there are no women war­riors. He responds: because women are not strong or brave enough. Mindy imme­di­ate­ly real­izes her call­ing and begins her adven­ture to become the first female Maa­sai war­rior. As a result of this train­ing and advo­ca­cy, the Maa­sai in Loi­ta, Kenya, are lead­ing the charge to change trib­al law and allow women the right to become Maa­sai war­riors. Mindy Bud­gor is a 2012 grad­u­ate of the Uni­ver­si­ty of Chica­go Booth School of Busi­ness and now lives and works in New York City. Mindy hopes War­rior Princess will bring atten­tion to her tribe and empow­er read­ers to slap com­pla­cen­cy in the face and take the reins in their own lives.

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