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Sheryl Sandberg

How Sheryl Sandberg Dealt with Losing Her Husband

Sheryl Sandberg talks about dealing with the death of her husband, David Goldberg, CEO of Survey Monkey, taken by a cardiac arrhythmia at 47 years old. She discovered that resilience is not something that we are born with. It can be taught and she shares her experience and advice in “Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy”.     00

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

  The HBO film “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” brings to light the contributions made to medicine by one lowly African American woman’s cells in 1951  – unbeknownst to her or her family. The first cells to grow outside the human body, and subsequently dubbed “HeLa” cells, hers was a contribution that has helped advance medical research, develop medications for a variety of illnesses and diseases, and launch the multi-million…

Sadeq Quraishi

Partner Profile: Sadeq Quraishi

  In this series entitled Partner Profile, PATRONNÈ MAGAZINE explores the hearts and minds of the men who partner with high-flying women and the keys to their relationship success.    MARRIED TO MEDICINE Sadeq Quraishi is an Intensive Care Physician and Clinical Nutrition Research Scientist. The 39-year-old Medical Doctor is married to a surgeon who is also a visiting professor and consultant to digital health start-ups. Married for 19 years, Sadeq talks to…

Stories Women Tell

Documentary “Abortion: Stories Women Tell” Premieres on HBO

    Award-winning independent filmmaker Tracy Droz Tragos brings real-world points of view to the topic of abortion with her latest documentary “Abortion: The Stories Women Tell”. The documentary seeks to share the authentic voices of the population most affected by this topic – women.  “We don’t hear from women enough”.  Instead those farthest removed from the gut-wrenching circumstances and decision dominate the airways and policy narrative.  Women from both sides of this…

Roy Karp - PATRONNÈ Partner Profile


In this series entitled Partner Profile, PATRONNÈ MAGAZINE explores the hearts and minds of the men who partner with high-flying women and the keys to their relationship success. Meet Roy Karp, a 41 year old lawyer turned educator, married for 11 years to Courtney Feeley Karp an Attorney. The couple has an adorable 17 month baby girl named Lucy. More than one year ago, Courtney and Roy faced one of…

Cinnamomum verum spices

FOOD: Winter Spices that Will Bring You Clarity

Chef Uma Naidoo, MD Dr. Uma Naidoo is a Harvard-trained Psychiatrist, Instructor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, a Professional Chef and culinary Instructor at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts. Known as Chef Uma, MD, she blends her professional acumen in medicine, human psychology and cooking to offer clients holistic advice at the intersection of food and health. Many of us were riveted by the Superbowl 50 and the…