Eleanor Foa Dienstag

Eleanor Foa Dienstag is a journalist and photojournalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Harper's, the New Republic, the New York Observer, Ms., McCall's,Travel & Leisure, Frequent Flyer, and many other websites and publications. Eleanor is the author of two nonfiction books: a memoir, "Whither Thou Goest: The Story of An Uprooted Wife," acclaimed by Business Week for its insights into corporate life; and "In Good Company: 125 Years At The Heinz Table," a unique view of a quintessential American company. Both books were promoted with national radio and television appearances. Eleanor served as staff speechwriter to the Chairman and CEO of American Express. In 1983, she founded Eleanor Foa Associates ( It provides a wide variety of corporate services, including annual reports, executive speeches, corporate histories and marketing materials for profit and not-for-profit organizations. Eleanor is past president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), received speechwriting awards from IABC, and was awarded literary residencies at Yaddo, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA). She resides in Manhattan.  

Posts by Eleanor Foa Dienstag:

Ponty Bistro: French-African Restaurant
Worth Seeking Out
, Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Western Fantasies of China in Fashion & Art, Thursday, May 7th, 2015

New York Landmarks, Past and Present, Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Easter Bonnets on Parade, Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Balzem Restaurant: Mediterranean in Little Italy, Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Two New Exhibitions at the Met: From Pre-Modern Native Indian Art to Post-Modern Photography, Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Captain Linnaeus Tripe:
Photographs of India and Burma From the 1850s
, Friday, February 27th, 2015

Hebrew Illumination For Our Time:
The Art of Barbara Wolff
, Monday, February 16th, 2015