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Academia: Teachers, Scholars & Administrators

Danah – 30s, American researcher & scholar

Kate – 20s, Canadian ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher, living in France

Mary Churchill – 40s, American academic administrator, writer & activist

Nancy Bauer – 50s, American philosophy professor

Nita Sturiale – 40s, American university professor and artist

Tirza Latimer – 60s, American professor, art historian & independent curator



Ann Cooper – 50s, American chef & food reform advocate

Emily May – 20s, American social entrepreneur

Emily-Anne Rigal – teens, American non-profit founder & director

Jess Weiner – 30s, American entrepreneur & self-esteem expert

Julie Zeilinger – teens, American student & blogger

Sally Kohn – 30s, American community organizer & political commentator

Shelby Knox – 20s, American feminist organizer


Architecture & Construction

Pamela Abalu – 30s, American architect

Sara Fox – 50s, American property development consultant, living in London


Arts: Fine Arts

Julia – 30s, American social artist & teacher, living in Spain

Shannon Rankin – 30s, American visual artist


Arts: Visual Arts & Illustration

Anne Ditmeyer – 30s, American graphic designer & blogger living in Paris

Cathy – 40s, Canadian cartoonist

Clare – 20s, British illustrator

Jessica – 20s, American typographer & illustrator

Liza – 50s, American cartoonist

Olimpia Zagnoli – 20s, Italian illustrator


Arts: Film & Photography

Alexandra – 20s, American filmmaker

Anne Flournoy – 60s, American artist & filmmaker

Charlotte – 20s, French photojournalist

Elizabeth De Saussure – 20s, film production assistant

Emily Abt – 30s, American writer & director

Jeannie Johnson – 40s, American voiceover artist

Joanne – 50s, American film festival director

Hilarey Kirsner – 30s, American producer & president of Women in Film and Video DC

Kelly Anderson – 40s, American documentary filmmaker & professor

Leela Cyd Ross – 20s, American writer & photographer

Magdalena Hutter – 30s, German documentary filmmaker, cinematographer & photographer

Melissa Silverstein – 40s, American blogger & film festival producer

Niam Itani – 30s, Lebanese filmmaker

Sara Snyder – 20s, American videographer & photographer

Shiphrah Meditz – 20s, American student & filmmaker

Therese – 40s, Canadian documentary filmmaker, living in NYC

Tracy Zhang – 20s, Chinese/Canadian travel & lifestyle photographer

Wendy – 40s, American documentary producer & independent filmmaker


Business, Finance & Entrepreneurship

Adelaide Lancaster – 30s, American entrepreneur & author

Alicia Morga – 30s, American tech entrepreneur

Amanda Telford – 40s, American entrepreneur

Carla Thompson – 30s, American tech entrepreneur, CEO and founder of Sharp Skirts

Deborah Buresh Jackson – 50s, American tech entrepreneur

Elizabeth Crowell – 40s, American entrepreneur & angel investor

Emily Best – 30s, CEO and founder, Seed&Spark

Emily Jacometti – 20s, Dutch tech entrepreneur

Erica Dhawan – 20s, American entrepreneur, writer, speaker & consultant

Holly Lynch – 30s, American communications entrepreneur

Jacqueline Thong – 30s, Canadian social entrepreneur, CEO and founder of Ubiqi Health

Janet Hanson – 50s, American entrepreneur

Jacki Zehner – 40s, American investor & philanthropist

Kelly Hoey – 40s, American entrepreneur & connector » 1st interview – Oct 2010 | 2nd interview – Feb 2012

Kelly Yang – 20s, social entrepreneur

Kristen Dolle – 20s, American entrepreneur & media executive

Laxmiben Patel – 60s, business owner

Lex Schroeder – 20s, American entrepreneur

Mary-Beth Vigneron – 40s, American, financial services director

Natalia Oberti Noguera – 20s, half-Italian half-Colombian entrepreneur based in NYC

Pamela Spencer Balagué – 30s, French entrepreneur

Priya – 20s, American financial analyst

Sharon Wood – 50s, American tech entrepreneur

Stella Grizont – 20s, American social entrepreneur & branding executive

Suzanne Bates – American executive coach, author and entrepreneur

Tammy Camp – 30s, American tech entrepreneur

Tammy T. – 20s, American social entrepreneur & digital storyteller

Veronika Sonsev – 30s, American tech entrepreneur

Yaya – 20s, American MBA student, living in France


Lee Chalmers – 30s, British leadership development consultant

Manisha Thakor – 40s, American personal financial expert

Marion Chapsal – 40s, French consultant

Ora Shtull – 50s, American executive coach and author

Porter Gale – 40s, American marketing consultant, author and filmmaker

Sabine Clappaert – 40s, Belgian diversity consultant & freelance journalist

Selena Rezvani – 30s, American leadership development consultant

Sima Hojaij – 20s, Lebanese environmental consultant


Marketing, Communications & Fundraising

Amber – 30s, American fundraising professional, living in France

Julie Morey – 50s, American chief creative officer

Lindsey – 20s, American marketing & communications professional, living in France

Nichole – 30s, American copywriter


Non-Profit Organizations

Claire Charamnac – 20s, American, non-profit co-founder & executive director

Emily – 20s, American medical student & non-profit director

Erica – 40s, American non-profit director

Judy Nogg – 60s, American story analyst & non-profit director

Michelle Thyen – 30s, American director of volunteer programs

Susannah – 40s, American non-profit director


Media: Broadcast

Ann N. – 50s, American television newscaster

Erica Ayisi – 20s, American broadcast journalist working in Ghana


Media: Publishing

Axelle – 30s, French foreign rights manager

Lexa Hillyer – 30s, American entrepreneur & editor


Performing Arts

Heather – 40s, American comedian


Science & Medicine

Laura Kauffman – 30s, American psychologist

Lisa Rohleder – 40s, American acupuncturist & social entrepreneur

Simone Ross – 40s, British osteopath


Service Industry

Elena Salvoni – 90s, maître d’


Women in Tech: Engineering, Science & Technology

Celine – 20s, French IT engineer living in Germany

Deborah Berebichez – 30s, American physicist & TV host

Jen Scheer – 30s, American space outreach advocate

Karen Sluis – 40s, Dutch civil engineer

Mamta – 30s, American NASA engineer


Writing: Novelists, Poets & Journalists

Aimee – 40s, American fiction writer & college professor

Amy S. – 30s, American author, columnist & screenwriter

Beth Arnold – 50s, American writer & journalist

Chiara – 30s, Italian journalist

Clotilde – 30s, French food writer

Dorie Greenspan – American food writer

Elissa – 40s, American writer & graphic designer

Emily St. John Mandel – 30s, American novelist

Erica Bartle – 30s, Australian blogger, journalist & teacher

Katarina Matsson – 20s, Swedish freelance journalist based in NYC

Laurel – 30s, American writer

Lisa Adams – 40s, American stay at home mother & blogger

Melissa Harris-Perry – 30s, American professor and writer

Rachel Hills – 20s, Australian writer & editor

Sandra Ann Miller – 40s, American screenwriter & author