Tracy Young – DJ
Tracy Young is the mastermind behind 40 No.1 hits on the Billboard Club Play chart, including remixes for Christina Aguilera, Shakira and Madonna. Most people discovered her when her song “Tardy for the Party” for The Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Kim Zoliciak was released and rumors of the two being an item began circulating.
Ellie Schafer – Director of the White House visitors office
Want to visit the White House? You have to go through Ellie Schafer. Her job as the director of the visitors office means she plays host to everyone from celebrities to ambassadors and everyone in between.
Chris Pureka – Musician
Folk musician Chris Pureka has been a longtime favorite with a niche audience. It wasn’t until this year’s album, How I Learned to See in the Dark, that she received more much-deserved mainstream attention.
Romaine Patterson – Radio Personality
Along with Derek Hartley, Romain Patterson hosts a popular drive time radio talk show. Known for her activism that started when her friend, Matthew Shepard, was murdered, Patterson is an important voice to have on the air.
What do you think of this year’s Out 100? Disappointed at the under-representation of women? Who else do you think should have made it?