Ana Sortun was named the Best Chef: Northeast at the 2005 James Beard Awards for her restaurant, Oleana. Ana’s cookbook, Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean, was nominated for “Best International Cookbook” by the James Beard Foundation.
Lior Bitran is a Krav Maga instructor and a martial arts expert. She works as a self defense and Krav Maga instructor for women, and as a Kickboxing trainer in her family’s Martial Arts Center.
Brenna French is a Graphic Designer. Her ultimate goal as a designer is to execute and inspire creativity bringing something different to the table.
Dr. Lori Carrillo is a well-rounded “obstetrician & gynecologist”. She enjoys seeing women of all ages, and extends services to both pregnant and non-pregnant patients. She is a skilled surgeon and is committed to staying current in all aspects of her specialty.
Michelle King Robson has combined a successful track record as a business woman and entrepreneur with nearly two decades of civic and community leadership. She is the founder of EmpowHer.com, providing women with exceptional medical resources and community.
Gina Rodriguez stars in the hit TV series Jane the Virgin. The 31-year-old Golden Globe winner is an advocate for social justice issues like diversity in television and body positivity.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a Somali-born Dutch-American activist, author, and former Dutch politician. She is a leading opponent of female genital mutilation, as well as a feminist and atheist.
Alexis Jones is a television personality, author, female empowerment motivational speaker, and entrepreneur. She is best known for creating the I Am That Girl organization and for her participation on CBS’s Survivor.
Dr Clio Cresswell is a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at The University of Sydney, researching the evolution of mathematical thought and the role of mathematics in society.
Meghan Trainor has won three ASCAP Pop Music Awards, two Billboard Music Awards, a People’s Choice Award, and received one Grammy Award. She was named the “Breakthrough Artist of the Year” by the Music Business Association in 2014.