Susan Stautberg

Susan Stautberg

At the top 200 companies in the S&P 500, women make up only 16 percent of the members of boards of directors, while African Americans account for only ten percent. Susan Stautberg, a former broadcast journalist, founded PartnerCom, which creates and manages...
Jay Davidson

Jay Davidson

Jay Davidson was a high-functioning alcoholic with a 20-year career in the military until the day when his commanding officer told him to conquer his addiction – or else. Finding stability, community and spirituality in a 12-Step program, Davidson eventually...
Joyce Dearstyne

Joyce Dearstyne

When Joyce Dearstyne retired in 1995 as a corporate manager and small business owner and moved from New Jersey to Idaho, she did not find the idyllic life of her retirement dreams. Tiny Elk City stands deep in rugged terrain in the Nez Perce National Forest, isolated...
Jane Wholey

Jane Wholey

A professional media consultant, Jane Wholey had long been frustrated by New Orleans’ dismal school system, where 75 percent of 8th graders scored “below basic” in English and ten superintendents had passed through in ten years. In the wake of...