Emily Kumler is an award-winning entrepreneur and journalist. She’s launched and run two start-up companies, each with more than $1 million in annual revenue, putting her in the top 4 percent of female-led companies. She hosts the Empowered Health podcast, which is one of the top sciences, health, and medical podcasts.
As an ABC News producer for 20/20 and Primetime, a newspaper reporter and columnist, and magazine features writer, she has gone inside the minds of murderers, world leaders, celebrities, business innovators, and everyone in between. She engages her audiences with diverse stories of people overcoming the impossible. Emily has completed advanced negotiation training and the mediation program at Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation. She earned a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and has a BA from Smith College. Kumler has spent several years studying shamanism and is one of a very small group of people who have spent time learning from the Q’ero Indians in Peru. For Kumler all these pursuits and interests are interconnected.