Dartmouth class of:  ’91  (honorary doctorate ’14)

I live in: Los Angeles, CA

My bio in 3 sentences:  I create, write and produce television — including Scandal and Grey’s Anatomy — for my company, Shondaland.   I’m a single mother of three girls.  I don’t get enough sleep.

5 things I’m passionate about: travel, politics, adoption advocacy, reading and public arts funding.

My guilty pleasure is: warm butter cake, a glass of red wine and a stack of magazines.