Alla Wolf Tasker: Culinary Pioneer

Alla Wolf Tasker has enough national and international awards to fill virtually every wall of her house on the lake. [...]

Francine Christophe: Survivor

Born in 1933, Francine Christophe was deported with her mother to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1944. Released in 1945, [...]

Isha Judd: Ambassador for Peace

Originally from Australia, Isha Judd has lived in South America since 2000, where she has built a large following as [...]

Annie Lennox: Musician and HIV AIDS Activist

Photo: Manfred Werner For the last eight years, pop singer Annie Lennox has devoted the majority of her time to [...]

Hanna Rosin: The rise of women

Hanna Rosin reviews startling new data that shows women actually surpassing men in several important measures, such as college graduation [...]

Dr Jane Goodall reflects on her life and legacy

"My job is giving people hope" British born Dame Jane Morris Goodall, DBE, is considered to be the world's foremost [...]

Pam Warhurst: Eating our landscapes

With energy and humour, Pam Warhurst tells the story of how she and a growing team of volunteers came together [...]

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa: Acclaimed Soprano

  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ONZ DBE AC, has had a highly successful international opera career since 1968. The New [...]

Joan Baez: Forever Young

American folk singer, songwriter, musician, and activist, Joan Baez has performed publicly for over 55 years. When a child, a friend [...]

Jill Bolte Taylor: An extraordinary journey

One morning, a blood vessel in Jill Bolte Taylor's brain exploded. As a brain scientist, she realised she had a [...]

Stephanie Shirley: Social Entrepreneur

In the austerity of post-World War II England, jobs were few, and opportunities for women to earn a wage were [...]

Janet Yellen: First woman Chair of US Federal Reserve

Janet Yellen became the new chair of the US Federal Reserve on 31 January 2014. Yellen, 67, is the first [...]