BlogHer Conferences -- Weekly Update March 8, 2013

Today is International Women's Day, so happy day to you! When you have time, check out 7 books to celebrate girl power in honor of International Women's Day, but not before you read this update about what the Events staff is doing for you and your conferences!...more

BlogHer '13 Call for Volunteers

Update 3/26/13:Our Call for Volunteers has closed.  Thank you for all the submissions!  We are now combing through the submissions and will be in touch with you soon.************In 2005 we launched our first BlogHer conference and we did it with the help of our community. Since that time, volunteers have been a staple in our conference planning, and once again the time has come... time to volunteerfor BlogHer '13 in Chicago!We call these volunteer positions BlogHerships....more
If I already registered, but am accepted to volunteer, can I get my registration refunded? Thanks!more

Announcing Childcare at BlogHer '13

We are proud to announce Childcare at BlogHer '13 in Chicago!We have once again partnered with KiddieCorp and are offering childcare for all three days -- Thursday, Friday and Saturday -- at a subsidized rate of $50 per child, per day. ...more
Hey I love that my pic was used!!!! I'll be bringing little man and making use of the day care ...more

BlogHer Conferences - - Weekly Update February 8, 2013

Happy Friday -- and for those of you who are into the music scene, happy Grammy weekend! I love watching awards shows for the fashion and, of course, the performances, so I'll be planted on my sofa this Sunday. Let's start our update with the very exciting BlogHer Entrepreneurs interview Jenna conducted with Porter Gale, author and marketing expert, on the topic of networking, both online and in person....more

Announcing the 2013 International Activist BlogHer Scholarship Nominations!

Today we are excited to open up nominations for the BlogHer 2013 International Activist Scholarship Program!The International Activist Scholarship was born in 2008, when BlogHer won the Anita Borg Social Impact Award from the Anita Borg Institute. The Award came with $10K in prize money. After community discussion, we decided to spend the award money offering four scholarships to bring activist women bloggers from around the world to BlogHer '09 in Chicago to present their work....more
Sounds like a great cause; I'll think about some women bloggers who'd benefit from this...more

Voices of the Year: The Day I Became a Writer

It's one thing to have a voice. It's another thing entirely to give it away to thousands of people....more
This was the perfect advice at the perfect time for me. Thank you. It was that last line:  "If ...more

BlogHer Conferences - - Weekly Update February 1, 2013

Happy February 1, happy Friday and happy Super Bowl weekend for those of you (us) who are ready for some football fun! We here at BlogHer headquarters (Niner territory) had a little fun this week with our weekly shoe shot and decided to wear the colors of our favorite football team....more
Testing Livefyre with new Twitter password, sorry!more

Show Us Your Favorite Football Team-Inspired Shoes!

This is how much interest I have in American professional football: zero, zilch, nada, none, nil! So you can imagine my great lack of enthusiasm when my football-loving co-workers suggested that we theme this week’s shoe shot to align with a certain upcoming game taking place on Sunday....more

BlogHer Conference Update 1/25/13 - - Submit Room of Your Own Ideas Today!

Happy Friday friends! This week the BlogHer Events team was in Chicago (brrrr) planning for BlogHer '13, and what a conference we have in store for you. First and foremost we have announced our preliminary agenda, including Pathfinder, HealthMinder and our newest addition, Viewfinder....more

BlogHer Conferences Update - - January 18, 2013

Holy cow what a week!! For those of you who have not been checking the BlogHer Conferences home page, here is what you have missed: ...more
Will there be a "call for volunteers" for BlogHer'13?  Or... did I miss it?more