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Peggy Orenstein
Peggy Orenstein is the author of The New York Times best-sellers Girls & Sex, Cinderella Ate My Daughter and Waiting for Daisy, as well as Flux: Women on Sex, Work, Kids, Love and Life in a Half-changed World and the classic Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem and the Confidence Gap. A contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine, Peggy has also written for such publications as the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Vogue, Time and the New Yorker and has contributed commentaries to National Public Radio's (NPR) All Things Considered and the Public Broadcasting Service's (PBS) PBS NewsHour. In 2012, the Columbia Journalism Review (CJR) named her one of its 40 Women Who Changed the Media Business in the Past 40 Years. She has been recognized for her Outstanding Coverage of Family Diversity by the Council on Contemporary Families (CCF) and received Books for a Better Life Awards for both Girls & Sex and Waiting for Daisy.