Stephanie March, Minneapolis Saint Paul Magazine’s food and dining editor and long-time myTalk 107.1 host Stephanie Hansen have hosted our Weekly Dish show for the past eleven plus years to make the world of food fun, funny and local.

Every Saturday, from 9 am – 11 am, Stephanie March and Stephanie Hansen cover all things food in the Twin Cities including restaurant news, reviews, ideas for entertaining and dining out, hot food trends and more.  @WeeklyDishMN

We are excited to be at TC Women’s Expo this March!



Sue Hawkes helps people succeed. As a bestselling author, award-winning leader, Certified EOS Implementer, Certified Business Coach, WPO Chapter Chair, and globally recognized award-winning seminar leader, Sue brings over twenty-five years of business experience to her clients. She is CEO of YESS! and has designed and delivered dynamic, transformational programs for thousands of people.

Sue has received numerous awards including the Dream Keeper award recognized by the Governor’s Council for her leadership program, the Regional US Small Business Administration Women in Business Champion of the Year award, the Exemplary Woman of the Community Award, Women Venture’s Unsung Hero Award, Women Who Lead from Minnesota Business and NAWBO Minnesota’s Achieve! Vision Award. Sue’s passion is helping people design and live successful, fulfilling lives through powerful leadership, effective communication, no-nonsense coaching, and healthy teamwork.



Diana Pierce is a multimedia journalist with a passion to help others tell their story. She received a degree in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University in 1978 and worked as an anchor for KSEE in California and later for WTKR in Virginia. After moving to MN, she was a KARE 11 News anchor from 1983 to 2016, earning a Master’s Degree from Augsburg College in 2015. Her career highlights range from covering the 1984 Republican National Convention to the 40th Anniversary of the end of WWII in Japan.

An active community leader, Diana has also devoted her time to many local charities including the YWCA, the Diana Pierce Family Mile/Twin Cities in Motion, and Girl Scouts River Valleys Organization. Currently, she is working to launch “What’s Next? with Diana Pierce,” an online show that helps baby boomers discover new ideas for pursuing their passions and dreams.

Diana has been acknowledged for her many achievements. In 1989, she received a National Merit of Achievement from the National Muscular Dystrophy Association for “ALS: the Joe Dilts story.” In 2009, she was inducted into the Minnesota Museum of Broadcasting’s Hall of Fame. In 2012, she was recognized as a Girl Scouts Centennial Trailblazer Honoree. Most recently, in 2017 the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) inducted her into the prestigious Silver Circle.

In 2018, Diana has launched a weekly online conversation on Facebook. Topics will cover issues vital to the 50+  viewers. Tune in on Thursday nights at 7pm on the Facebook What’s Next? @whatsnextwithdianapierce


Bringing an honest and silly collection of scenes from life, The “2 Sugars” Team of Shanan Custer and Carolyn Pool have been making audiences laugh together since 2009. The team’s first show, 2 Sugars, Room for Cream has been performed all over the state, beginning as a Fringe Festival hit, adding sold-out runs at venues such as Park Square and Illusion Theatres, and earning the team a 2013 Ivey award. Now, Custer and Pool have created a new show, Sometimes There’s Wine, once again securing a Fringe hit in 2016, a sold-out run at New Prague’s Daleko Arts and will be opening the 2018 season on the Andy Boss Stage at Park Square Theatre! There’s no stopping them as the next show is on the way, Bad Things, Good Whiskey.  @2SugarsShow

Carolyn Pool has appeared at almost every theater in the Twin Cities as well as theatres across the country including Park Square, the Illusion Theatre, Florida Stage, Penumbra and The Hippodrome Theatre. Carolyn is also a performer for Penumbra Theatre’s RACE workshops, as well as being an actor/mentor for The Chicago Avenue Project. Carolyn is an award-winning artist including two Ivey awards and a “Best Actress” for the SoCal Film Festival.

A writer, actor, teaching artist, director and improviser, Shanan Custer is a veteran of the Brave New Workshop and has performed with theatres such as Park Square, the History Theatre, Comedy Suitcase, Mu Performing Arts, and The Mystery Cafe. She is an adjunct faculty at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, as well as a teaching artist for the Guthrie, History and Park Square Theatres. Shanan is an Ivey award-winning artist and an accomplished and in-demand event host.



Staci Matthews is co-host of KS95’s #1 rated afternoon drive show,
“Moon & Staci”.

Staci has been on-air with KS95 for 13+ years.

Staci is a photographer and Writer -She and a friend published a funny photography book called “Girlzin White Dresses.” During her time off, Staci and her husband love to travel the world as much as possible. When she is not busy with all of that, she spends time with her cat and dog.

She loves theatre and movies and is very active in the community –a strong supporter of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and MS Twin Cities.

Upbeat music, plus Moon & Staci’s one-of-a-kind brand of entertainment bring something truly unique to Twin Cities’ afternoon radio. Listeners can play trivia games like “The Big Hairy Question” and “Smarter Than Staci.”

It’s all the fun of a morning show without needing to set an alarm clock! Today’s Best Variety of music along with the fun that only Moon & Staci offer, make KS95 the Twin Cities’ #1 choice for the drive home.  @KS95FM

The Twin Cities Women's Expo is Produced by We Spark Growth 

Address:  2828 University Avenue SE, Suite 150
Minneapolis, MN  55414

Phone:      612.351.8181

Email:       empower@twincitieswomensexpo.com