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Denise Austin promotes a sensible, realistic, and enthusiastic approach to fitness and eating: She works out only 30 minutes a day and never skips a meal! Her health and fitness philosophies have won her countless fans throughout the United States, who send her over 10,000 letters and e-mails a week. She has been named "America's favorite fitness expert."
Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker is regarded as the leader of the global breast cancer movement. Her journey began with a simple promise to her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would do everything possible to end the shame, pain, fear and hopelessness caused by this disease. In one generation, the organization that bears Susan′s name has changed the world.
America's favorite First Lady First Lady Barbara Bush endeared to millions around the world for her tireless energy, goodwill, and humor, she often jokes that her success in life is a result of marrying well. As a former First Lady, she had a unique opportunity to make a difference in the public eye during her husband's service as Vice President and President of the United States. Throughout her years in public life and since leaving the White House in 1993, she has volunteered in, and supported, hundreds of charitable and humanitarian causes.
Suzan Johnson Cook was the first female and African-American to hold the position of US ambassador for international religious freedom. She has also served as a principal advisor to the president and the secretary of state. Additionally, she has been the faith advisor to two US Presidents, three cabinet secretaries, as well as political and celebrity leaders. She has been featured on Good Morning America, Today, The Today Show, as well as on Good Day NY, NY1 and CNN.
An accomplished film actress, Fran Dresche won Esquire Magazine’s Five Minute Oscar for her memorable performance in the mockumentary This is Spinal Tap. She has co-starred in countless films through out her career with the likes of Robin Williams, Dan Aykroyd, Tim Robbins and Billy Crystal. Not to mention such esteemed directors as Rob Reiner, Milos Forman and Francis Ford Coppola. But she is most proud of "Beautician and The Beast" a film she both executive produced as well as starred in with Timothy Dalton.
Patty Duke, Academy Award winning actress, past President of the Screen Actors Guild, and best selling author, has been delighting and challenging audiences for more than 40 years with her work in movies and on television.
Her Oscar-winning portrayal of blind, mute and deaf Helen Keller in "The Miracle Worker" launched Patty as one of America's finest young talents.
Gewndolyn Goldsby Grant's specializations include assertiveness training, affirmative action, multicultural issues, parenting, human sexuality, male-female relationships, child and elderly care, sexual harassment, stress management, and a theology of hope in critical times. Dr. Gwendolyn Grant is also an advice columnist for ESSENCE Magazine. Her monthly column Between Us is read by over 7.5 million readers. Dr. Grant has hosted a mental health radio talk show. She does guest appearances on television and radio.
Christina Hoff Sommers is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. Before joining AEI, she was a professor of philosophy at Clark University where she specialized in moral theory. A review of common feminist myths, untruths, and exaggerations: that gender is a 'social construction'; that American women are an oppressed class; that women earn 75 cents for every dollar a man ears; that violence against women increases 40 percent on Super Bowl Sunday - and more.
bell hooks is one of the most widely published black feminist scholars in the U.S. An outspoken cultural critic, educational theorist, and professor of English, she is famous for her analyses of the politics of race, gender, class and culture. She has taught at the University of Southern California, Oberlin College, Yale University and as Distinguished Professor of English at The City College of New York. She is currently the Distinguished Professor in Residence in Appalachian Studies at Berea College in Kentucky.
Susan M Love, MD, MBA has dedicated her professional life to the eradication of breast cancer. As President of the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, she oversees an active research program centered on breast cancer cause and prevention. She is also a Clinical Professor of Surgery at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine.
Original DREAMGIRL, Sheryl Lee Ralph is an acclaimed veteran of film, television and the Broadway stage. Her award winning body of work includes creating and originating the role of Deena Jones on Broadway in the landmark musical Dreamgirls. After Dreamgirls, Ralph turned her attention to music, television and film. She scored a top-ten selling dance hit in the mid-eighties with the infectious anthem In the Evening and again in the nineties with her remake of Here Comes the Rain Again.
Selena Rezvani is a recognized author, speaker, and consultant on women and leadership. She is the founder and president of Women's Roadmap, a consulting firm whose goal is to propel more women into leadership positions and to help companies position an inclusive workplace as a competitive advantage.
Holly Robinson Peete is a celebrity actress on shows such as “21 Jump Street” and “Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper”, as well as her day-tim talk show called "The Talk". She also speakers and fights for cancer patients and children with Autism. While Holly Robinson Peete is probably best known to many for her roles as an actress on such hit television shows as “21 Jump Street” and “Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper.”