Jennifer Shahade is a U.S. Chess Champion and Woman Chess Grandmaster, professional poker player, author, and performance artist. The author of Chess Bitch: Women in the Ultimate Intellectual Sport, Shahade has traveled the world as a professional gamer with special interest in promoting access for youth and female players. In this interview, Host Paula Marantz Cohen talks with Shahade about her advancement to international success in chess and poker, as well as her ability to defy gender stereotypes... [see more] and cultural standards across the board.
The Drexel InterView is a half-hour, original series featuring interesting people and interesting talk. Hosted by best-selling author, critic and Drexel University Distinguished Professor of English Paula Marantz Cohen, each episode features an interview with a noteworthy figure. Guests reflect a diversity of opinions and backgrounds and come from fields including art, politics, science and business.