MARYANN BRESCHARD is a producer, director and writer and Madame-In-Chief of 52 Women.
She began her career at the Bottom Line nightclub in New York City. There she learned about the music business while earning a BFA in Film and Television from the prestigious Tisch School at New York University and interning at places like MTV. After graduation, Maryanndid literary development for motion pictures at the William Morris Agency (now WME) but quickly realized she was too tall to make a very good Ari Gold. She went on to produce for various video divisions at Atlantic Records, Time Warner and BMG Entertainment.
Maryann more recently became known for political works including her feature documentary, Running in High Heels, which followed the trainwreck and story of a political aspirant akin to Sarah Palin well before Sarah Palin exploded onto the national stage. The film premiered in 2006 and quickly was adopted into the curricula at hundreds of colleges and universities across the United States. Her last book, American Catfight: Political Wisdom for Women & Other Thoughts Towards Feminine Statecraft for the 21st Century was published in 2010.
Maryann is currently at work on the first book of a multi-story science fantasy series. She was born in the harbor town of Port Jefferson, NY and currently lives in New York City.