Beth Kowitt is a senior editor at Fortune, where she writes features primarily on management and leadership issues, the business of food, consumer behavior, sustainability, and race and gender. Her writing has received multiple awards, including several SABEW Best in Business and New York Press Club honors. She also co-edits Fortune's annual Most Powerful Women franchise and is a co-chair of Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit, MPW Next Gen, and the Fortune/U.S. Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership. Beth, who joined Fortune in 2008, is a graduate of Bowdoin College and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She lives in New York City with her daughter and husband, photographer Karsten Moran. Follow all of Beth's stories here.