Rana DiOrio

Founder & Chief Executive Pickle

I am an investor, investment banker, lawyer, and now Founder and CEO of Little Pickle Press. You can read more about my professional credentials at: http://www.linkedin.com/in/ranadiorio.

One thing I am proud of:
Being the mommy of three happy little pickles

Two of my heroes:
1. Nelson Mandela
2. Oprah Winfrey

Three things I am really good at:
1. Multitasking
2. Listening (while not multitasking)
3. Giving

Four things on my Bucket List:
1. Return to South Africa with my children to take them on safari
2. Travel to Australia and New Zealand with my family
3. Write a novel
4. Establish a private foundation and give away what I've earned
in this lifetime

Five ways I am present include when:
1. I have one-on-one conversations with my children about stuff that matters
2. I practice yoga (most of the time!)
3. I am at the beach
4. I am holding someone I love
5. I write

Six of my favorite children's books:
1. Caps For Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina
2. The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds
3. Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems
4. One by Kathryn Otoshi
5. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig
6. That Rabbit Belongs To Emily Brown by Cressida Cowell