OFFICIAL BLOGHER '10 LIVEBLOG: Blogging Autism - Shattering Myths, Finding Your Tribe

Welcome to the liveblog of the BlogHer '10 panel: Personal: Blogging Autism: Shattering Myths, Opening Eyes and Finding Your Tribe. Click here for more info. Shannon Des Roches Rosa, a parent of a child with autism, moderates the discussion with Shark-Fu, who is co-guardian of her autistic brother, Stimey from, who parents a child with autism, and Sharon daVanport, who is an adult with autism. Carol (@AspieAdvocate) has stepped in for Sharon daVanport ...more

What a wonderful panel! Definitely one of the best that I attended. Thanks to all for such a ...more

Make it Count: The Video at BlogHer '10

In honor of tonight's amazing BlogHer 2010 Voices of the Year Gala and Art Auction curated by Kirtsy, we asked the brilliant Katherine Center to make a short movie inspired by the power and beauty of women who blog -- and the difference we could all make together with an auction to help clean up the Gulf of Mexico. ...more

I didn't get a chance to go to BlogHer this year, but was thrilled to be asked to use some of my ...more

OFFICIAL BLOGHER '10 LIVEBLOG: White House Project Q&A with Linda Tarr-Whelan

Welcome to the liveblog of the White House Project panel: White House Project Training Session - Q&A with Linda-Tarr-Whelan. Erin Vilardi, VP of Program and Communications at The White House Project introduced Ambassador Linda Tarr-Whelan who has an amazing bio. She is an author and she's a blogger! They sat down for a brief Q&A due to scheduling changes at the BlogHer and The White House Project event. She was set to be on a panel later in the day but was unable to stay all of the day. ...more

Lonely in a Crowd: 10 Tips for Making New Friends at a Conference

If you feel the slightest bit shy or uncomfortable in large groups, the anticipation of attending a conference with hundreds of strangers can be absolutely daunting. Take it from me. You think about where you’ll sit, whether you’ll have anyone to talk to, and whether you’ll be eating lunch at a table for one....more

OFFICIAL BLOGHER '10 LIVEBLOG: White House Project Invitation to Run and Closing Remarks

Welcome to the liveblog of the White House Project panel: Invitation to Run and Closing Remarks. Marie Wilson began by commending the women who have spoken today and saying how appreciative she is of everyone who was here today. We can train people to be confident, in addition to just the skills. And what breaks that confidence down is what people fear will come back at them. When you're in public office, people call to ask you "what did you do that for?" ...more

OFFICIAL BLOGHER '10 LIVEBLOG: White House Project - Exercising Influence at Every Level

Welcome to the liveblog of the White House Project panel: Exercising influence at every level: How women leaders are making an impact, and why you need to join them. We're getting started. Panelists: ...more

Recommendations for Quick Bites Between BlogHer '10 Activities

While attending BlogHer '10 this weekend, you may find yourself in need of a quick snack break between panels. Perhaps you’ll want to dash out and get a more substantial bite to eat between parties, then hurry back to the hotel for another round of networking and cocktails. No matter whether you’re looking for a quick dinner or a take-out snack, here are some ideas of where to go on the fly to get some sustenance during the conference. ...more