Ellyn–Ellyn Uram Kaschak, Ph.D. is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning psychologist, author and teacher. She is well-known as a speaker, workshop leader, human rights advocate and a public intellectual. She is Professor Emeritus of San Jose State University in California and Founder of the Kashak Institute of Social Justice for Women and Girls at the State University of New York at Binghampton. She has authored 14 books, including the award winning Engendered Lives: A New Psychology of Women’s Experience and the most recent, Sight Unseen: Gender and Race through Blind Eyes. Dr. Kaschak edited the Journal, Woman and Therapy, for over 20 years. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the APA Division 52 Florence L. Denmark and Mary E. Reuder Award for international work furthering the understanding of women and girls, the APA Office of Women Distinguished Leadership Award, and the Distinguished Career Award of the Association of Women in Psychology. She lives in Oakland CA and San Jose, Costa Rica.