Martha Stewart is an Emmy Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur, bestselling author of 88 books, and America’s most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher. Millions of people rely on Martha Stewart for “how-to” information on all aspects of everyday living—cooking, entertaining, gardening, home renovating, collecting, organizing, crafting, holidays, healthy living, and pets. The Martha Stewart brand reaches over 100 million consumers across all media and merchandising platforms each month. A pioneer in bringing high-quality products to mass market, Martha’s branded products can now be found in over 70 million households and thousands of retail locations. Martha developed a passion for cooking, gardening, and homekeeping at an early age, and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in history and architectural history at Barnard College. She then became a stockbroker on Wall Street, where she gained her early business training. Martha has been awarded numerous honors and distinctions from the worlds of business, education, media, culinary arts, animal welfare, and retail, including being named one of the “50 Most Powerful Women” by Fortune magazine 5 times; inclusion in TIME magazine’s annual “TIME 100” list in 2005; 18 Daytime Emmy Awards; and 5 James Beard Foundation Awards.