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Organic Farmer Lisa Marsh on Growing a New Life

Lisa Marsh operates New Era Farm in Cashton, Wis. Originally homesteaded in 1878, the farm was brought back to life by her in 2005. Certified by the Midwest Organic Service Association, New Era Farm produces he...

Behind Every Big Tech Man Is a Great Woman

The myth is there are no women in tech but the truth is there are. Great ones. And the numbers are growing everyday. Yesterday it was Sheryl Sandberg  (shown) who was behind Mark Zuckerberg.’s Facebook. And Meg...

Meghan Olson on Advocating for Children

Meghan Olson has spent her adult life as an advocate for children. She is the executive director of The Ferrer Foundation, which she founded in 2007 with a mission to help children with an incarcerated parent. ...

Chef Nyesha Arrington on How to Stand the Heat

Nyesha Arrington is the executive chef of the Wilshire Restaurant in Los Angeles. A 2001 graduate of the Culinary School at the Art Institute of Los Angeles, she learned to cook in a cross-cultural, Korean and ...
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Ann Cunniff on the Power of Communicating

Ann Cunniff is a partner at Chicago advertising agency Turner+Cunniff, founded in 1996. A woman with her priorities in order, she says of herself on the agency’s website, “There are probably three key things th...

Carrie Nelson on Serving the Community

Dr. Carrie Nelson is a board-certified family physician and mother of three who currently is Medical Director for Special Projects with Advocate Physician Partners. She is the chair of Project Patient Care, a n...

Andie Kramer on Men, Women and the Communication Gap

Andrea “Andie” Kramer is a partner in the international law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and a globally recognized expert on financial products. Additionally, in July 2011 she was named board chair of...

Christie Hefner on Negotiating Your Career

Christie Hefner is executive chairman of Tucson-based Canyon Ranch Enterprises, a company promoting health and wellness through a number of channels. She joined Playboy Enterprises--founded by her father, Hugh ...

Kathy Eldon: Creative Activist Started With a Vision

Kathy Eldon changes lives. An acclaimed lecturer, writer, activist, journalist, television and film producer, she acts on her deeply held belief that each person can experience a rich and fulfilling life as “an...