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Emily Ladau, Disability Rights Activist, Public Speaker, Writer

Born with Larsen Syndrome, a genetic physical disability, Emily Ladau is a wheelchair user. At the ripe old age of 10, she was featured on several episodes of Sesame Street to educate youngsters about living her life with this disorder. And she’s been on that mission ever since. Emily’s the…
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Emily Lockhart – New York Times Bestselling Author

New York Times bestselling author Emily Lockhart of “We Were Liars” has written children’s picture books, young adult novels, and adult fiction. “Genuine Fraud,” was also a Times bestseller and LA Times Book Prize finalist and her novel, “The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks” was a National Book Award finalist.
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Cynthia Kaplan – Author, Musician, Actress, Producer

How to describe Cynthia Kaplan? Let us count the ways: author, musician, songwriter, actress, producer, co-host. Called a ‘young Dorothy Parker’ by the New York Times, her credits include 2 acclaimed books of comic essays. She’s acted in numerous plays and several films and… composes and sings hilarious songs, performing…
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Gina Barreca – Author, Editor, Academic, Humorist

Gina Barreca is truly a force of nature. She’s written 10 books, edited 11 others, and her work has been translated into several languages. Her latest – FAST FUNNY WOMEN – is a collection of 75 nonfiction essays written by women ages 20 to 89 and includes a whole host…
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Dori Jones Yang – Author, Journalist, World Traveler

Author, journalist, public speaker, educator, world traveler, musician – all describe Dori Jones Yang. Dori’s written 7 books – her most recent, WHEN THE RED GATES OPENED, marks her first memoir. It follows her 8 year stint as a foreign correspondent for BusinessWeek. She was one of the…
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