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Naomi Wolf    

Bestselling Author; Social Activist; Former Political Advisor to Al Gore and Bill Clinton

One of the world’s most influential feminists, Dr. Naomi Wolf doesn’t just comment on the world’s most pervasive problems, she aims to solve them. Wolf is a bestselling author, columnist, and professor; she is a graduate of Yale University and received a doctorate from Oxford. She is co-founder and CEO of, a successful civic tech company. A charismatic personality with a passion for activism, Wolf continues to question establishment views on gender, foreign policy, economics, and journalism. In her speeches and seminars, she exposes the real threats to liberty and democracy and provides audiences with effective tools to empower citizens and promote engagement.

Since the publication of her landmark, international bestseller, The Beauty Myth, which The New York Times called “one of the most important books of the 20th century," Wolf’s other seven bestsellers have been translated worldwide. The End of America, which won the 2008 Nautilus Silver Award for social change and activism, and Give Me Liberty: A Handbook For American Revolutionaries which predicted the current crisis in authoritarianism and presented effective tools for citizens to promote civic engagement.

Wolf trains thought leaders of tomorrow, teaching public presentations to Rhodes Scholars and co-leading at Stony Brook University that gives professors the skills to become public intellectuals. A Rhodes scholar herself, and an advisor to the Clinton re-election campaign and to Vice President Al Gore. Wolf has written for every major news outlet in the US and many globally; she had four opinion columns, including in The Guardian and the Sunday Times of London. She lives with her husband, private detective Brian O’Shea, in the Hudson Valley.

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