Diversity Woman Magazine

SPR 2015

Leadership and Executive Development for women of all races, cultures and backgrounds

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d i v e r s i t y w o m a n . c o m S p r i n g 2 0 1 5 D I V E R S I T Y W O M A N 5 Contributors > Tara Jaye Frank Tara Jaye Frank, vice president of multicultural strategy for Hallmark Cards, Inc., is responsible for partnering across product, marketing, and retail to drive growth while serving an increasingly diverse consumer base. She leads the company's newly- established multicultural center of excellence, the work of which has inspired a holistic approach to leveraging culture as a foundational path to relevance. Tara began her career at Hallmark as a greeting-card writer in 1996 and has held both creative and business leadership positions since then. She was the youngest per- son in Hallmark's history to be promoted into executive management and subsequently became its frst African American female vice president. Karen Eisenberg Karen Eisenberg is a writer and editor who specializes in healthy living, entertaining, decorating, and food and wine. Her articles have appeared in such publications as Washingtonian magazine, Partners in Health (the national e-newsletter of Kaiser Per- manente), Fortune, Blueprints (the former journal of the National Building Museum), and on Potterybarn.com. Other clients include Silver Oak Cellars, the Boalt Hall School of Law at UC Berkeley, Sutter Health, Restoration Hardware, and Pottery Barn Kids. A graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a BS in literature and creative writing, Karen lives in Oakland, California, with her husband, two children, and dog. Nora Isaacs Nora Isaacs is an editor, journalist, and author who has written about health for many print and online publications including the New York Times, Salon , and Yoga Journal. Her passion for fnding that sweet spot known as "work-life bal- ance" led her to write the book Woman in Overdrive: Find Balance and Overcome Burnout at Any Age. Even though she works from home and doesn't confront the offce candy bowl, writing the article "10 Common Workplace Health Mis- takes" was a good reminder to eat an avocado for lunch, get up and stretch every hour, and keep a pitcher of water on her desk. April Kilcrease Writer and editor April Kilcrease caught the travel bug early. Born in Germany, she grew up on three continents with a road-trip-loving family. In her 20s, she was thrilled to discover that she could continue this semi-nomadic lifestyle as a journal- ist. Her favorite recent adventures include dog sledding with an Iditarod champion in Utah, hiking to a glacier in Chilean Patagonia, biking through strawberry felds in Austria, and disco dancing into the wee hours with a group of senior citizens while sailing down the Danube. Her work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, AFAR, and the Guardian.

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