Jennifer Finney Boylan
Anna Quindlen Writer in Residence, Barnard College of Columbia University; Author, She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders
Jennifer Finney Boylan is the author of 13 books, a civil rights advocate, and the inaugural Anna Quindlen Writer in Residence at Columbia University’s Barnard College. Her 2003 memoir, She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders, was the first best-selling work by a transgender American. Boylan is a consultant and cast member for E! network’s “I Am Cait,” and she consulted for the Amazon series “Transparent.” She is a contributing opinion writer to The New York Times op-ed page, national board co-chair for GLAAD, a trustee of the Kinsey Institute for Research on Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, and special advisor to the president of Colby College.