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Maria Popova

MARIA POPOVA, introducer, is the creative force behind Brainpickings.org, which receives over 1.2 million visitors a month. She was named as one of the 100 most creative people in business by Fast Company in 2012; one of Forbes 's 30 under 30 as one of the most influential individuals in media; and was listed on "The 140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2012 List" by Time. Popova's work has also been spotlighted and profiled in many prominent publications including the New York Times and Mother Jones .