Stephanie Elizondo Griest

Stephanie Elizondo Griest has mingled with the Russian Mafiya, polished Chinese propaganda, and belly danced with Cuban rumba queens. These adventures inspired her award-winning memoir "Around the Bloc: My Life in Moscow, Beijing, and Havana" and guidebook "100 Places Every Woman Should Go". A former Hodder Fellow at Princeton, she won the 2007 Richard J. Margolis Award for social justice reporting. Visit her website at www.mexicanenough.com.