Peggie Fariss

50 years - Parks, Resorts & Imagineering


Peggie joins us with 50 years of experience working for Disney!

Peggie Fariss began her fifty-year career at Disney as an attractions’ hostess on the Storybook Land Canal Boats. She was instrumental in the research for EPCOT’s Spaceship Earth and later became Walt Disney Imagineering’s liaison to corporate sponsors. Her experience representing Imagineering’s artistic vision led to her final assignment as the creative development executive for Disneyland Paris leading a diverse team of dedicated and talented Imagineers.In retirement, she co-authored a book, now in its third printing, titled “Women of Walt Disney Imagineering: 12 Women Reflect on Their Trailblazing Theme Park Careers.”

Peggie Fariss

She recently joined the board of Ryman Arts, a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming lives by creating access and opportunities for young artists through rigorous education in fundamental art skills and mentoring.

Videos, Books & More

Women of Walt Disney Imagineering: 12 Women Reflect on their Trailblazing Theme Park Careers

Capturing an era―and preserving the stories they have told their daughters, their mentees, their husbands, and their friends―a dozen women Imagineers have written personal stories from their decades designing and building the Disney world-wide empire of theme parks.