Executive Director: Lori Sokol, Ph.D.
Entrepreneur, scholar, and psychologist, Lori Sokol’s career spans over 35 years of reporting, writing, researching and publishing on such pertinent social issues as gender equality, the needs of working parents, environmental sustainability and strides made by female professionals determined to smash the proverbial ‘glass ceiling.’
As a doctoral candidate in Educational Psychology, Dr. Sokol’s research specifically focused on the media’s influence in crafting gender roles, further seeking to expose how stereotypes are created and maintained. She has published academic articles on ‘Psychology and the Media,’ taught Media Psychology through the University of Beijing, China, and served as an Adjunct Professor in the Psychology Department at Montclair State University where she taught the course, ‘Psychology of Women.’
Dr. Sokol has also served as the keynote speaker at a number of global women’s conferences throughout Asia and Europe, and her articles have appeared in the Baltimore Sun, the NY Times, Slate.com, and The Huffington Post. She has also been interviewed on MSNBC, CNBC, WPIX and Fox Five Live. Her book, Flex Primer for the New Future of Work, was published by Working Mother Media in 2011.
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Contributing Editor: Lisa Ferber
Lisa Ferber has written for CNBC, Dow Jones and Crain’s New York Business, and has copyedited for The New York Times, Rolling Stone and The Week. She is also a painter, screenwriter, lyricist, playwright, and story writer.
Art Director: Kerstin Vogdes Diehn
An art director and graphic designer specializing in branding, print, web and environmental design, Kerstin is an expert in nonprofit and small business design solutions and has taught at Pace University, FIT, and the Art Institute of New York.
Social Media Manager: Rebecca Greenberg
Rebecca is a 2015 graduate of the University of Connecticut where she majored in journalism, women’s studies and international relations. She sets strategies for social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) and implements them on a daily basis.
Bookkeeper: Gina Viera
Gina Viera has 25 years of experience in the bookkeeping industry and is a member of the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers.
Christina Shaman graduated from Lafayette College in 2016 with a double major in Women’s and Gender Studies and Film and Media Studies, and is the associate producer and editor for a documentary about mass incarceration and its effect on women. Christina also serves as a fellow in the Sy Syms Journalistic Excellence Program at Women’s eNews.
Kari Lindberg is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, Canada, and a writer for the Asian American Writers’ Workshop who specializes in international human rights issues, and is trilingual. Kari also serves as a fellow in the Sy Syms Journalistic Excellence Program, funded by the Sy Syms Foundation.