Shannon Mullen, a former advertising executive, has an MA in cultural anthropology. She founded Safina in 2002, which was designed to present sexual education in the casual environment of a living room, where women also learn how to use an extensive variety of carefully chosen sex toys. Visit www.safina.com
Valerie Frankel is the author of eight novels, most recently The Not-So-Perfect Man, The Accidental Virgin and Smart vs. Pretty. A longtime editor and former sex columnist for Mademoiselle, Valerie has written extensively for major publications, including Allure, Cosmopolitan, Self, Glamour, Ladies Home Journal, O and Parenting.