Trained as a journalist, Susan Skog has advocated for and written about humanitarians and their projects for more than 20 years. The author of seven nonfiction books, her work has also appeared in many leading magazines and newspapers including The New York Times, Newsday, AARP, Family Circle, Prevention, and Healthy Living. Her books include, Mending the Sisterhood & Ending Women's Bullying ,The Give-Back Solution: Create a Better World with Your Time, Talents, and Travel, Peace in our Lifetime: Insights from the World's Peacemakers, and Embracing Our Essence: Spiritual Conversations with Prominent Women.

As a communications leader, Skog has supported the efforts of dozens of organizations easing extreme poverty and empowering women and girls in the developing world. www.susanskog.com Her work has been supported and endorsed by the Jane Goodall Institute, Howard Zinn, NoVo Foundation's Jennifer Buffett, Brookings, Google, Arun Gandhi, and others.