Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000) was billed by Louis B. Mayer as “the world’s most beautiful woman,” but there was far more to this remarkable woman than MGM’s sexist billing would have you believe. Lamarr appeared in 30 films across a 28-year career in Europe and the United States; more importantly she was a gifted inventor who advised Howard Hughes on airplane design and pioneered the technology that forms the basis for today’s WiFi, GPS, and Bluetooth communication systems.

Jane Ellen passionately shares her eclectic interests via the marvels of the internet from her home in Central Florida’s Space Coast. Specializing in all aspects of music and entertainment history, she strives to bring her subjects to life whilst seeking to make a deeper understanding of music accessible to all. Jane’s presentations benefit not only from her gifts as a storyteller, but from a lifetime of work as a scholar, performer, composer, and recording artist.