Mary Nissenson is a writer with more than thirty years of experience, as a journalist, public relations and media specialist. A 7-time Emmy Award winner and recipient of the George Foster Peabody, she spent over a decade as a TV news correspondent, anchor and documentarian, specializing in the coverage of medicine and politics. Mary left television news to form her own bicoastal communications company, which served as the principle architect of the highly successful National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A summa *** laude graduate of Vassar, with a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School, she has received over 100 professional honors, including selection as one of the "Socially Responsible Entrepreneurs of the Year" by INC Magazine and induction into the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame.