You can discover these problems with extensive user research. But none of this is new.
It also allows you to manipulate the emotions of your readers by summarizing and highlighting the positive or negative aspects of a story how you see fit, or to support the points you want to make. Our problem with this is that really good, in depth pieces rarely start like this.
A clear reason why your target person would benefit from the intro.
This approach ensures that everyone gets introduced and has the same basic information about you, and that also provides the opportunity to delve a little deeper in person — perhaps elaborating on roles, expectations and shared professional interests.
Seeing this makes people more motivated to help you. Tell her she will be expected to introduce herself verbally if you are making the introduction in person.