Women Who Work (book)

Women Who Work is a book by Ivanka Trump . [1] A self-help book intended to help women achieve self-actualization , it deals with work-life balance among other topics. It includes guest essays and several businesspeople, political figures, and self-help authors are quoted. [1]


The book received mostly negative reviews from critics. [2] [3] [4] Jennifer Senior, writing for The New York Times , said that while the book is intended audience is initially presumed to be a wide range of women, class bias emerges later in the book. For example, Trump classifieds grocery shopping as a task that is neither urgent nor important, and cites not be able to treat herself to a massage as an indicator of how busy she was during her father’s 2016 presidential campaign , thus revealing herself to be out of Touch with working-class women. [1] In the Associated Press , however, Catherine Lucey is a self-help book writer, the 2009 Trump Card . [5]


  1. ^ Jump up to:a b c Senior, Jennifer (May 2, 2017). “Having Trouble Having It All” Ivanka Alone Can Fix It ” . The New York Times . Retrieved May 3, 2017 .
  2. Jump up^ Shepherd, Katie (May 2, 2017). “Ivanka Trump’s book: The reviews are in …” . BBC . Retrieved May 3, 2016 .
  3. Jump up^ Loughrey, Clarisse (May 5, 2017). “Ivanka Trump’s book: All the most scathing reviews of Women who Work” . The Independent . London , United Kingdom . Retrieved May 7, 2017 .
  4. Jump up^ Garber, Megan (May 5, 2017). “The Borrowed Words of Ivanka Trump” . The Atlantic . Retrieved May 3, 2016 .
  5. Jump up^ Lucey, Catherine (May 2, 2017). “In new book, Ivanka Trump gets serious about women at work” . The Washington Post . Retrieved May 3, 2016 .

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