Deborah Siegel-Acevedo PhD, Founder, is a writer, TEDx speaker, ICF-certified coach, and a consummate collaborator. She has collaborated to create several innovative multimedia initiatives in the writing and publishing space, including She Writes. Deborah is the author of Sisterhood, Interrupted: From Radical Women to Grrls Gone Wild (Palgrave Macmillan) and co-editor of the literary anthology Only Child (Harmony/Random House). Her essays appear in anthologies including The Good Mother Myth, Click!, and the litmag TriQuarterly, and her commentary appears in The Washington Post, The Guardian, CNN.com, The Forward, Kveller, Slate, The Huffington Post, The American Prospect, Ms., More, Psychology Today, and elsewhere. An Adjunct Faculty member in the College of Communication at DePaul University, she teaches courses on personal and public narrative. She has taught opinion writing through The OpEd Project at colleges and universities nationwide.