Julian GuthrieFounder of Alpha Girls Institute at Alpha Girls
Julian Guthrie is one of the nation's most respected journalists, an international best-selling author, and an inspirational speaker. Over her award-winning, 25-year career, Julian has interviewed some of theworld’s most successful and interesting people, from Steve Jobs, Larry Ellison, Richard Branson, and Elon Musk to Melinda Gates, Marissa Mayer, Christy Turlington, the late Prof. Stephen Hawking and Peter Thiel. She has spent years researching how men andwomen win (and it's not the same).Julian spent twenty years at the San Francisco Chronicle, where she won numerous awards, including the Best of the West Award and the Society of Professional Journalists' Public Service Award. Her feature writing and enterprise reporting were nominated multiple times for the Pulitzer Prize.In all her work, she is drawn to underdog stories, and stories that combine great human drama and improbable dreams with technological innovations and breakthroughs. She lives in theSan Francisco Bay Area, loves adventure and travel, loves speaking to groups big and small, is a self-professed word geek, an obsessed storyteller, an avid reader, and a proud mom. She looks at stories as her "little pieces of immortality."