Donna Stewart is an award-winning writer, a photographer and the author of Yoga Mama's Buddha Sandals: Mayans, Zapatistas, and Silly Little White Girls. Her work has appeared in Elevations Outdoors, AdventurePro Magazine, Inside/Outside, Overland Journal, The Durango Telegraph, and New Mexico Magazine. Her first work, Yoga Mama's Buddha Sandals: Mayans, Zapatistas and Silly Little White Girls was shortlisted for the 2018 Eric Hoffer Independent Book Award, earning an Honorable Mention. Her poetry is featured in the Writing the Rockies Anthology.
In addition to her work as an author and freelancer, Donna spent six years as the Senior Research Associate for Lore International Institute (since acquired by Korn Ferry International, one of Fortune Magazine's 2018 Most Admired Companies). She spent most of this time blissfully emerged in the deep research behind Executive Education and Executive Coaching, assisting in the research, editing, writing and production of white papers, research reports and five books on those topics, including Winning Behavior: What the Smartest, Most Successful Companies Do Differently, The Behavioral Advantage, The Elements of Power, The Elements of Influence, and What People Want.