Peggy Orenstein

Peggy Orenstein is the author of the New York Times bestsellers: Waiting for Daisy: A Tale of Two Continents, Three Religions, Five Infertility Doctors, an Oscar, an Atomic Bomb, a Romantic Night, and One Woman’s Quest to Become a Mother and Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem, and the Confidence Gap. A contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine, she has been published in, among others, USA Today, Vogue, Parenting, O: The Oprah Magazine, Salon, and The New Yorker. Ms. Orenstein lives in Northern California with her husband and their daughter, Daisy.

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