Naomi Wolf’s landmark international bestseller, The Beauty Myth, challenged the cosmetics industry and the marketing of unrealistic standards of beauty, launching a new wave of feminism in the early 1990s. The New York Times called it one of the most important books of the 20th century.

Wolf’s writings and lectures examine current cultural trends that affect women and men in different stages of their lives, from the mixed messages that are ingrained in young women about their beauty and sexuality and the psychologically and physically devastating “hooking up” culture on college campuses to the obstacles that face couples looking to start a family.

She raises awareness of society’s pervasive inequities and encourages her audiences to take charge of their lives, voice their concerns and enact change.