Dec 1, 2020

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 Quarterly and the American Bar Association's Perspectives Magazine. She researched, wrote and produced Lock and Key, a criminal justice show that aired on Court TV. Clearly, there's plenty to talk about with this very prolific, accomplished and creative woman.

Nov 10, 2020

Ella and Clara Klein - Sandi’s Granddaughters

Meeting and getting to know so many creative women got me to thinking: why not start a bit younger - really younger? And so… I reached out to a pair of creative girls who I know very well: Ella and Clara Klein, my 7-1/2 and 5-1/2 year old granddaughters! Creativity is second nature to these two. They love to paint, draw, work with clay, make their own pinatas, read, write their own stories and plays, and work on special projects with their very creative parents. So join me for CWCW's first ever conversation with the 'younger set.'

Sep 8, 2020

Selene Castrovilla - Award-Winning Fiction and Non-Fiction Author

Selene Castrovilla lives in the past...and that's a good thing! Her work focuses on exposing the concealed truths about our nation's history, including the impactful and poignant way women contributed to the making of America. There's a lot to learn in this fascinating look back with this accomplished author and educator.

Aug 18, 2020

Dr. Kathryn Anthony - Professor and Author

Simply put, Dr. Kathryn Anthony is a powerhouse! As Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Distinguished Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she's its longest serving female faculty member. Dr. Anthony has written for numerous publications and is the author of 5 books, including Designing for Diversity: Gender, Race and Ethnicity in the Architectural Profession. And...she also happens to be the Vice President of the American Restroom Association. COVID109 has forced experts to rethink the designs of public spaces, which obviously includes the most private of those spaces. This is one fascinating, eye-opening and important conversation you won't want to miss.

Jul 28, 2020

Jessica Swale - Olivier-Award Winning British Playwright, Theater Director, Filmmaker, Screenwriter

Talk about a creative woman! Jessica Swale fits that bill and then some. Her first play, Blue Stockings, premiered at Shakespeare's Globe in 2013. Then came Nell Gwynn, which won the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy. Jessica is making her feature film debut with the newly released period drama, Summerland. She also wrote the screenplay. We know you'll enjoy meeting this accomplished, passionate, fascinating woman.

Jul 14, 2020

Liza Donnelly - New Yorker Cartoonist and Writer and Resident Cartoonist at CBS News

There's no doubt you're really going to enjoy meeting and getting to know this very creative woman who's been sharing her observations about culture and politics for forty years. The author of 16 books, Liza's also a public speaker, curator, activist - in other words, one committed, creative, accomplished woman.

Jun 16, 2020

Nancy Giles - Actress, Writer, CBS Sunday Morning Contributor

With the world in such turmoil, who better to navigate these troubled waters with, than past guest, Nancy Giles? You're in for a powerful, honest and yes, hopeful conversation with the award-winning actress, voice-over artist, comedienne, writer and longtime CBS Sunday Morning contributor.

Aug 27, 2019

Kate Christensen, Author - Revisited

Reading novels written by Kate Christensen can certainly turn into an addiction. Her characters are compelling, flawed and so relatable. The author of seven books, Kate won the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award for her fourth novel, "The Great Man."  Her most recent, "The Last Cruise," was published in 2018.  She's also written two culinary memoirs, "Blue Plate Special" and "How to Cook a Moose," which won the 2016 Maine Literary Award for Memoir. Join us for an open, honest, really fascinating conversation with one helluva creative woman!

Aug 20, 2019

Ashley Nicole Black, Is Back

It's been a while since we first met and got to know the very funny and talented Ashley Nicole Black and so we thought it's time for a 'part 2.' Ashley, who was a former correspondent and part of the Emmy-winning writing team for "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," is now a member of HBO's new comedy series, "A Black Lady Sketch Show." It's a big deal because the cast, writers room and director are all black women. There's lot to talk and laugh about with this open, honest, irreverent creative woman!

Jul 16, 2019

Liz and Lucy Lareau, Childrens’ Graphic Novel Authors

Family businesses are nothing new, but the GEEKY FAB FIVE STEM is not your ordinary mom and pop partnership. Actually, it's a mom and daughter venture. 13 year old Lucy Lareau and her mom Liz are the co-creators of this graphic novel series based on Lucy's elementary school experiences, where students learn to make a difference. Their goal is to inspire girls to reach their potential and work together for a better world. We guarantee our conversation with this creative duo will inspire you!

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