Mary Fran and Susan Rocco of Women to Watch™ on WWDB Radio in Philadelphia

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Mary Fran Bontempo is an award winning author, speaker and humorist who believes in the power of women. For over 30 years, Mary Fran has written for and about women and girls, sharing laughter, joy and (sometimes hysterical) tears.

Founder of the lifestyle blog, Not Ready for Granny Panties, Mary Fran is the author of three books and a former newspaper columnist. Her most recent book, The Woman’s Book of Dirty Words, takes on the everyday words that make women cringe. Mary Fran shows readers how to redefine their dirty words and clean up their self-talk, guiding them towards vibrant, productive, and yes, joyful lives.

Mary Fran has received recognition from the Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop and Humor Press, among others. Her work has been featured in numerous online and print publications. She currently writes for her blog, Not Ready For Granny Panties, and is a featured columnist for Women’s Voices Magazine and Best Kept Self.

Mary Fran delights in sharing her inspiring and powerful message with women and girls from all walks of life. Visit her at and contact her at

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