Jill Miller Zimon is a freelance writer, blogger and, since 2010, a City Council Member in Pepper Pike, Ohio. Jill received New Media Strategies first Campaign Innovator Award for Candidates in 2011 for using technology in an open, interactive way to inform and engage voters. Outlets that have featured her work include Newsweek.com, Campaigns & Elections, the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Plain Dealer, CNN, CSPAN, the BBC, Ohio News Network, WCPN and Feagler & Friends. She speaks regularly on women, politics and media. Jill has a joint degree in law and social work from Case Western Reserve University and a double degree in government and sociology from Georgetown. She’s been married 20 years and has three teenage children.
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Luvvie Ajayi is an award-winning writer, humorist and digital strategist who thrives at the intersection of comedy, activism and technology. A 12-year blogging veteran, she is the voice behind AwesomelyLuvvie.com, covering everything pop culture – from TV, movies and travel to race, social issues and life’s random adventures. Her latest website is AwesomelyTechie.com, where she writes about all things geekdom.
She is also the Executive Director of The Red Pump Project, a national nonprofit that raises awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls using red shoes as a symbol of empowerment.
Luvvie is a columnist for TheGrio, has contributed her writing to XOJane, EBONY, Clutch Magazine and Uptown Magazine, and has been featured by the Chicago Sun-Times, Africa.com, Essence.com, AOL.com, Black Enterprise, The Root and more.
She is a 2015 XFINITY Comcast Black Innovator, was winner of the 2012 Women’s Media Center Social Media Award, a 30 under 30 JET Magazine honoree, and is one of Babble’s 25 Bloggers Changing the World. Luvvie is an alum of the University of Illinois.
On her blog The Happiest Home, Meagan shares what she has learned–and is still learning–about life, family, motherhood, and the pursuit of happiness. Her blog's tagline is "the art of sane & satisfying family life," and that's what she's all about - creating a realistic, relaxed lifestyle with kids and enjoying your experience as a mom.
In addition to her blog, Meagan writes articles and essays for magazines and websites like Parenting, Parents, Babble.com and iVillage. She also records a regular podcast and video tutorials that help moms have more fun and success in the kitchen.
Meagan is the author of four books, including The Happiest Mom: Ten Secrets To Enjoying Motherhood, published in April of 2011. She lives with her husband Jon and five kids in St. Joseph, MI, a lovely little city on Lake Michigan.
Andrew Mellen is an organizational expert, public speaker, and the #1 best-selling author of Unstuff Your Life!
He's been called "The Most Organized Man in America," for good reason—he has helped tens of thousands of people to unclutter and simplify their lives while regaining time for the things that matter—which often aren't even things at all.
A sought-after authority on organizing and productivity, Andrew's addressed audiences from TEDx, Time, Inc. and Genentech to the US Depts. of Education and Homeland Security.
Media appearances include The Lisa Oz Show; The Nate Berkus Show; Oprah & Friends; Martha Stewart Living Today; ABC, NBC and CBS; CW11; HGTV; DIY Network; LiveWell Network; Fine Living; Better TV; The New York Times; O, The Oprah Magazine; Ladies' Home Journal; Woman's Day; Family Circle; USA Today; GQ; InStyle; All You; VIV; Tricycle: The Buddhist Review; Healthy UK; American Way; Trade and travel publications; and NPR.
In addition to leading workshops and speaking appearances, he maintains a private practice working with clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies, trade associations and non-profits to CEOs, award-winning filmmakers and authors, as well as overwhelmed parents everywhere.
In 2013, Andrew founded Unstuff U, the world's first completely virtual personal organization training center, offering classes, workshops and other online resources for businesses and individuals.
Andrew serves on the faculty of the New York Open Center in New York City and is a member of the Experts Collective.
Previously, Andrew was an award-winning playwright, actor, producer and director and the former Artistic Director of Alice B. Theater (Seattle), DC Arts Center (Washington, DC) and Shuttle Theater Company (New York).