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Mayer, Catherine free

Born USA Jan. 1961; d of Prof. David Mayer and Anne Mayer Bird; m 1999, Andy Gill

author and journalist; Co-Founder and President, Women’s Equality Party, since 2015


Winnebago Day Sch.; Manchester High Sch. for Girls; Sussex Univ. (BA Hons); Albert-Ludwig Univ., Freiburg


Mktg Exec., 1983–84, writer, 1984–87, Economist; Deputy Editor: Business Traveller, 1988–90; Internat. Mgt, 1990–93; London corresp., Focus, 1993–2004; Time: Sen. Ed., 2004–06; London Bureau Chief, 2006–11; Europe Ed., 2011–13; Ed.-at-Large, 2013–15. Pres., Foreign Press Assoc., 2003–05. Mem., Founding Cttee, WOW—Women of the World Fest., 2010–


Amortality: the pleasures and perils of living agelessly, 2011; Charles: the heart of a king, 2015; Attack of the Soft Women: how gender equality can save the world, 2017


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