Zina Klapper is a Los Angeles-based writer/editor/consultant who works with Joel Kotkin in multiple aspects of report presentation. Her journalism background includes stints as Managing Editor of Mother Jones, as an investigative reporter for RCM Capital Management, and as a senior editor at Playgirl. Her writing has appeared nationwide. She is a principal in Pop Twist Entertainment, a distribution, marketing, and sales agency that represents producers in the film and television marketplace worldwide. Recent writing includes Women Ascendant: Where Females Are Rising the Fastest, co-written with Joel Kotkin, at Forbes, November 2011.