The breakfast club

Julia Stewart, the sharp-talking CEO of IHOP, gives author Nora Ephron a run for her money as the two candidly discuss careers, family and, of course, pancakes.

A love of pancakes
A love of pancakes
As chairman and chief executive of IHOP, Julia Stewart is a major force in the restaurant world. With a recent best-seller "I Feel bad About my Neck" and hit comedies "Sleepless in Seattle" and "You've Got Mail" under her belt, Nora Ephron is a Hollywood power broker.

What could these women in such different fields possibly have in common? In a word: pancakes.

Ephron and Stewart met last year at The Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit, where they hit it off. They had a lot to talk about - enough to continue the conversation over breakfast in front of an audience at this year's summit.

The result was a frank and very funny conversation about the issues facing women in the workplace. To listen to highlights from that talk, click on the link at the bottom of each page.

Listen to Ephron congratulate Stewart on
making Fortune's 50 Most Powerful Women in 2007

Pancake love

Order up

The glass ceiling



Inspiration hits

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