Brooklyn Decker

Making the transition from model to actress and entrepreneur, Brooklyn Decker discusses her role in the popular Netflix comedy “Grace and Frankie,” her fashion start-up and balancing work with motherhood.

Brooklyn Decker broke into the public consciousness as a model gracing the pages of Vogue, Elle, GQ, Glamour, Esquire and Cosmopolitan. She cemented her place in pop culture history by appearing on the cover of the popular Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Decker successfully made the transition from being one of the biggest names in modeling to become a Hollywood actress. Decker is married to tennis great Andy Roddick and together they have two children.

Gloria Steinem (2016)

Gloria Steinem discusses the issues our country faces today — race relations, gender inequalities and the current political climate.

Gloria Steinem is a writer, lecturer, political activist and feminist organizer. She is particularly interested in the shared origins of sex and race caste systems, gender roles and child abuse as roots of violence. She now lives in New York City and published a book detailing her more than thirty years on the road as a feminist organizer in 2015.

Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood is an award-winning author of more than 40 volumes of poetry, children’s literature, fiction and nonfiction. She’s best known for her novels, including “The Edible Woman,” “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “The Blind Assassin,” which won the Booker Prize in 2000. Her novel “The Heart Goes Last” was published in 2015.

Katha Pollitt

Katha Pollitt is an award-winning author and columnist for The Nation. Her previous work of essays surrounding feminism, women’s rights and politics have been made into several books including, “Reasonable Creatures: Essays on Women and Feminism” and “Virginity or Death!: And Other Social and Political Issues of Our Time.” Her book, “Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights,” discusses women’s reproductive rights.

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