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Author: Melanie Breault

Rania Zayyat – Founder of Wonder Women of Wine

Rania Zayyat – Founder of Wonder Women of Wine

Promoting and supporting gender equality in the wine world. That’s been the mission of Sommelier Rania Zayyat. A leader in the global wine industry, Rania is the founder of Wonder Women of Wine, a non-profit created to do just that. She’s also the founder Be The Change, an equal opportunity…
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Jessica Harrop – Head of Development and Production at Sandbox Films

Jessica Harrop – Head of Development and Production at Sandbox Films

It’s not often we see a woman’s name next to the title: Head of Development and Production. But that’s exactly what Jessica Harrop does for Sandbox Films, a new mission-driven documentary company. An Emmy-nominated filmmaker in her own right, Jessica has dedicated her career to making movies that…
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Kalena Bovell – Conductor

Kalena Bovell – Conductor

It’s no surprise that there are far fewer women conductors than there are men. HOWEVER, the times, they are a changin.’ Women are cracking that glass ceiling and while the percentage is small, it only serves to encourage other women to pick up the baton. One of those…
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Ann Farmer – Journalist & Writer

Ann Farmer – Journalist & Writer

Ann Farmer writes…a lot. An independent journalist and longtime contributor to Emmy magazine, Ann’s profiled actors, tv writers, directors and producers. She also spent 10 years with The New York Times covering crime and breaking news. Ann’s articles have appeared in the Village Voice, Dance Magazine, the DGA…
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Ekwa Msangi – Filmmaker

Ekwa Msangi – Filmmaker

Director, screenwriter, producer, instructor – all describe Tanzanian-American filmmaker Ekwa Msangi, who divides her time between Kenya and New York. Her latest project and first feature film, is the award-winnIng and critically acclaimed FAREWELL AMOR. It tells the story of an Angolan immigrant, whose wife and daughter join…
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