Warrior Princess

My Quest to Become the First Female Maasai Warrior

By Mindy Budgor
(skirt!, Hardcover, 9780762786039, 288pp.)

Publication Date: June 2013

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The amazing true adventure story of a young woman who— at 27 years old and undecided as to what to do with her future—takes a spontaneous trip that leads to becoming the first female Maasai warrior and an official member of the tribe.

About the Author

Mindy Budgor is a 2012 graduate of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She started her first company while an undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin, and has moved on to new challenges 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.

Praise For Warrior Princess

“Some of us face our fears and some of us make our fears face us. In her engaging memoir, Warrior Princess, Mindy Budgor does both with grace, grit, and good humor.”

—Jaimal Yogis, best-selling author of The Fear Project and Saltwater Buddah


Warrior Princess is funny, charming, and surprisingly uplifting. I enjoyed this courageous and transforming journey.”  

—Julie Klam, best-selling author of Friendkeeping

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