Deborah Swiss

Author of The Tin Ticket, Women Breaking Through, The Male Mind at Work, Women and the Work Family Dilemma, Deborah Swiss will discuss her latest book, The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia’s Convict Women.  Learn the compelling true story of survival and triumph of the human spirit as seen through the eyes of three ordinary women who led extraordinary lives and were among the founding mothers of modern Australia. The Tin Ticket won runner-up honors for Best Non-Fiction book, awarded by the American Society of Journalists and Authors. Talks for The Tin Ticket brought Deborah to Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and Iceland. Deborah has appeared on The Today Show in the United States and on ABC Radio across Australia. Her work has been featured in The New York TimesTimeFortuneThe Wall Street Journal, and The Sydney Morning Herald. Deborah holds a BA magna cum laude from Bowdoin College and a doctorate from Harvard University. Visit her at