Bio BIO Lisa Poulson was once a tech industry badass, a grieving widow and a faithful Mormon all at the same time. She is a descendent of fiercely resilient pioneer women who crossed the American plains with their children – even after their husbands died along the way. Lisa writes about grief, love and the complex beauty of female power. Read her published work here. Raised in Los Angeles, Lisa lived in New York for ten years and now lives in San Francisco, where she spends her free time not reacting to smallish earthquakes and absorbing as much beauty as possible. She’s written a memoir and two dozen essays and is now at work on a novel. She is also the founder of poseycorp, a communications coaching practice. She helps shy, brilliant tech leaders learn how to talk! Connect with Lisa Instagram Medium Goodreads Being vulnerable as a singer helped me be vulnerable in my writing. Here's the story in the San Francisco Chronicle As a baby, I found lots to object to. What 17 looked like. What 55 looked like - makeup and photograph by the brilliant and talented Ale Buljevich.