Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

in 2015 Gayle Tzemach Lemmon (born 1973) is the author of two ''New York Times'' best sellers, [ ''Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield''](2015) and ''The Dressmaker of Khair Khana'' (2011), about a young entrepreneur who supported her community under the Taliban. ''Ashley's War'' is now in the development process of becoming a film, with Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea producing. Lemmon's [ TED Talk on ''Ashley's War''] has received more than a million views and her [ TED Talk on the power of women entrepreneurs] opened the TEDXWomen conference in 2011. Lemmon, an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations Women and Foreign Policy Program, has recently committed to write her next book for Penguin Press on the all-women units who spent the last four years leading the fight against ISIS in Syria and now are part of the world’s most radical experiment in women’s equality — in the world’s least likely place. She currently serves as partner and CMO of the technology firm Shield AI. Along with her national security work, Lemmon has reported and written extensively on topics including child marriage in the United States for PBS NewsHour and on school choice, single moms and the power and importance of girls’ ambition for The Atlantic''.'' Provided by Wikipedia