Women in Leadership: Remembering Nadia Boulanger


In our quest for empowerment, we more than often look back to the past to find figures that inspire and empower us. We look at these figures through their example and attempt to learn and takeaway valuable lessons.


Today, women looking to establish equality especially in the field of leadership, may find a number of women from different walks of life that inspire and spark the ambition to break the glass ceiling and become high-achievers and leaders in their respective industries.


Once such, inspiring lady was Nadia Boulanger. Born on this day in 1887 in Paris, Nadia Boulanger was a trailblazer in music, becoming one of the first women to conduct leading world orchestras. This is our introduction of her in our online course How to Orchestrate Your Leadership, where we dedicated a whole session to her remarkable leadership:



What were Boulanger's own thoughts on women in leadership and leadership in general? Our next excerpt explains:



The following quote perhaps best summarises her philosophy:


Without discipline, there can be no freedom

The following quote perhaps best summarises her philosophy: ers in music and business, take our online course How to Orchestrate Your Leadership or talk to us for a live leadership workshop.


A highly charismatic personality, Nadia Boulanger has a special place in music history.