Reshma Saujani, 37, and a quintet of journalists are tucked inside the green room at swanky Village cabaret, Le Poisson Rouge. Every so often a staffer or groomed coiffe of the NYC tech glitterati will poke around the door, but Ms. Saujani has staked out five minutes--not easy after stepping offstag ... More >>
Riots broke out in London and other parts of England last week. The evident catalyst was the controversial killing by police of Mark Duggan; but, as with the Rodney King beating that sparked the 1992 Los Angeles Riots, it's unlikely that one small event could have caused so much fury and violence.
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That British GQ story about Elaine Kaufman - the one in which writer Michael Wolff remembers the late restaurateur as a "Toscanini of crassness" - is now online. As promised, it is a nasty read. But it also says as much about its writer's failings as Kaufman's.
Pretend you're Reshma Saujani, 34, dazzling, born to an Indian family expelled from Uganda by Idi Amin, a Harvard and Yale Law School grad who returned to Africa to help build Nelson Mandela's post-apartheid government.
It's late 2009 and everything you've done in your professional life since its i ... More >>