About Rebecca

Rebecca Walker was named one of America’s most influential leaders by Time Magazine, and has worked in various capacities with Madonna, Steven Spielberg, Kara Walker, Mara Brock Akil, Mike Nichols, Jill Soloway, Tig Notaro, Me’Shell NdegeOcello, and some of the most creative people in America.

Rebecca was educated at Yale, holds an MFA from Spalding University, and received an Honorary Doctor of Letters from the North Carolina School of the Arts, joining fellow recipients Forrest Whitaker and Maya Angelou. She has been on Oprah, Charlie Rose, NPR, Good Morning America, and featured in press around the world. 

Rebecca writes every day. Read her books, or find her articles and commentary at CNN.com, Newsweek, Salon, the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, The Root.com, Real Simple, Jewcy.com, Buddhadharma, Glamour, and more. Visit her here.