Journalist, TV Producer, Author
Linda Ellerbee is an outspoken journalist, award-winning television documentary producer, writer and anchor, best-selling author, breast cancer survivor, mom, grandmother and one of the most sought-after speakers in America.
Writer, Director Producer, Activist, Author
Lisa Niemi Swayze has spent decades in the film industry, both in front of and behind the cameras. She has written, directed and produced several films and plays, and as an actress, Lisa has held many film, television, and Broadway roles.
Author, Performer, Truth/Fun Seeker
Writing and theater were Lorna Landvik’s twin passions when she was growing up in her home town of Minneapolis, Minnesota. After graduating from high school, she and her best friend traveled in Europe, settling in Bavaria where they supported themselves as hotel chamber maids and English tutors.
National Political Correspondent, NPR
Mara Liasson is the national political correspondent for NPR. Her reports can be heard regularly on NPR’s award-winning newsmagazine All Things Considered and Morning Edition, where she provides extensive coverage of politics and policy from Washington, DC – focusing on the White House and Congress – and also reports on political trends beyond the Beltway.
Actress, Producer, NY Times Bestselling Author
With the energy of a teenager and the wisdom of a sage, Marilu Henner is today’s best example of a woman who does it all! She is an actress, author, health guru, talk show host, producer, entrepreneur, director, dancer, singer, comedienne, model, and, most important, wife and mom! It’s no wonder she has earned the nickname “Perpetual Motion.”
Chair of the Caign to Help Afghan Women and Girls, Philanthropist, Feminist and the wife of talk show host Jay Leno
Mavis Nicholson Leno is the Chair of the Feminist Majority Foundation's Caign to Help Afghan Women and Girls, and has been the United States' most outspoken critic of the Taliban's horrific treatment of women. Leno joined the Board of Directors of the Feminist Majority Foundation in 1997, after playing an active role in the effort to defeat Proposition 209, the anti-affirmative action initiative on the 1996 California ballot.