Who created Shine Theory?

Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman! We’re best friends, co-hosts of the podcast Call Your Girlfriend, and co-authors of the forthcoming book Big Friendship.

Photo credit: Describe the Fauna

Photo credit: Describe the Fauna

Aminatou Sow is a writer. She is also a member of the Sundance Institute Director's Advisory Group and previously led Social Impact Marketing at Google. She was named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 in Tech. Aminatou lives in Brooklyn.

Ann Friedman is a journalist who writes about gender, politics, and culture. She is a regular contributor to New York magazine and The Los Angeles Times, and a contributing editor to The Gentlewoman. Ann lives in Los Angeles.