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Michele R. Weslander Quaid


Your past does not determine your future. 

You can change your stars and live your dreams.

Read the inspiring story of Michele Weslander Quaid, who beat the odds. Given her humble beginnings as a daughter of a single mom, no one could have predicted her path or success. Her stars seemed to point to a life quite different from the one she leads.

Michele excelled in her career, successfully innovating and overcoming challenges from corporate boardrooms to combat zones. She fearlessly tackled big problems, challenged the status quo, and was an effective agent of positive change in inflexible bureaucracies.

Take an amazing journey with Michele as she shares stories from her childhood through her exciting careers in the national security community and at Google, Inc. You will gain new insights and perspectives, be inspired to live your life to the fullest, and use your talents to accomplish the impossible.

Answer Michele’s call to change your stars, chart your path to a new future, live your purpose, and achieve your dreams. Anything is possible!

Pursue your Passion. Live your Purpose. Engage the Culture. Change the World!



ISBN: 978-1-954920-63-7

Publication date: May 18, 2023
Page Count: 362

List Price: $19.99
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About the Author

Michele R. Weslander Quaid


Michele R. Weslander Quaid was named one of “DC’s Top 50 Women in Tech” by FedScoop, in the “Power 100” list of influencers by Washington Life, and one of   “The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch” by Entrepreneur Magazine. She was recruited into public service to lead innovation and transformational change in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community following the terrorist attacks of  September 11, 2001. One of the youngest people ever sworn in as a senior executive in the US government, she served in leadership roles, including the first deputy Chief Information Officer for the Director of National Intelligence. Michele then served as Google’s Chief Technology Officer for Public Sector before forming her company, Sunesis Nexus, in 2015.