Christine Ha – Chef, Writer, TV Host

Christine Ha is a blind chef who shocked the nation when she tried out for the reality show cooking competition, Masterchef. She is a Vietnamese-American chef from Houston, Texas and is best known for being the blind winner of “MasterChef” with Gordon Ramsay in 2012. Following her televised win, Christine authored the New York Times…

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Amanda Gorman – Author, Poet, Change-maker

Amanda Gorman is the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history, as well as an award-winning writer and cum laude graduate of Harvard University, where she studied Sociology. She has written for the New York Times and has three books forthcoming with Penguin Random House. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she began writing at only…

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Dr. Paula Fellingham – Philanthropist, Speaker, Author, CEO/WIN, Founder/ Global Prosperity and Peace Initiative.

Dr. Paula Fellingham is the Founder and CEO of the Women’s Information Network (WIN), an educational and social network for women, and a global community of women. The WIN hosted the largest gathering of women in history for the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2011: 377 live events in 152 countries.…

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Tracy Edwards – Sailor, Author, Speaker

Tracy Edwards gained international fame in as the skipper of the first all-female crew to sail around the world when they raced in the 1989/90 Whitbread Round the World Race. She received an MBE which is an order of the British Empire award. Tracy became the first woman in its 34 year history to be awarded…

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Tara Westover – Author, Historian

Tara Westover is an American author. Born in Idaho to a father opposed to public education, she never attended school. She spent her days working in her father’s junkyard or stewing herbs for her mother, a self-taught herbalist and midwife. Growing up in a radical, survivalist family, Tara had no birth certificate, no medical care…

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