Judy Frankel is the founder and CEO of Writeindependent.org, a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(4) organization that promotes voter education and participation in federal elections. She authored the Pledge for Honest Candidates, a stringent agreement that aims to remove money’s influence from government dealings. In 2015, Frankel released a book entitled In Search of the Next POTUS (President of the United States): One Woman's Quest to Fix Washington, a True Story in which she offers a six-step plan to make our government more representative of the people who live here. Frankel is a writer, political activist, long time entrepreneur and small business owner. She started four successful businesses in physical therapy, computer aided design, edible landscaping, and web-based political marketing and social networking. She studied comedy writing at UCLA and holds a Bachelors of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University. Judy is the proud mother of a 17-year-old special-needs daughter. In her spare time as a Master Gardener, she teaches agriculture, soil science and organic gardening, specializing in fruit tree pruning.