#BlogHer15 Goes Out Big With 'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay & Melissa Silverstein of Women in Hollywood

Ava DuVernay is best known as the director of Selma, her film account of the historic 1965 voting rights campaign led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As #BlogHer15 drew to a close, founder and editor of Women and Hollywood Melissa Silverstein sat down with Ava in a fireside chat. On the agenda: the intersection of race, gender, art and history. ...more
Ava's unapologetic way of standing in her power was the reminder that we needed to take our ...more

#BlogHer15 Keynote: Christy Turlington Burns on Saving Women's Lives Through Maternal Health

Three women die each day giving birth in the U.S. – here's what these women are doing to stop it....more

Gwyneth Paltrow Talks Business, Divorce, and Parenting at #BlogHer15

Gwyneth Paltrow—actor, mother of two and founder of goop, a lifestyle site making quite a media impression indeed—spoke this Friday at our #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us conference in New York City. ...more
a real true mommore

Meet the 7 Ad Companies Who Are Changing Our Culture

Meet the 7 Ad Companies Who Are Changing Our Culture: The 2015 #Femvertising Award Winners! "You actually can challenge gender norms through advertising. You can actually sell products by promoting good ideas."—Samantha Skey, SheKnows ...more

Introducing the Work of the 2015 Voices of the Year Featured Honorees

They're here! Read on to explore the amazing work we featured at #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Voices of the Year....more
It was an amazing VOTY presentation!more

The #BlackLivesMatter Cofounder Keynote: Why It's More Vital Than Ever

In a crowded ballroom hotel in New York, Essence Editor-in-Chief Vanessa De Luca asked #BlackLivesMatter co-founders Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi about Sandra Bland—a black woman who was arrested last Friday and found dead in her cell days later. ...more
Seems disingenuous and hypocritical when the only black lives that matter are those taken by ...more

Not Going to #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us? How to Follow Along at Home

I'm so sorry you're not going to be able to attend #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us. Really, I am. I'm sorry because I know what it's like to NOT be at a BlogHer conference when you really want to be there. ...more
Awesome tips! Thanks so much for sharing!!more

How Women Entrepreneurs Are Taking the Wheel to Fund Their Dreams

True story: Flexibility is the new stability. As lifelong careers become increasingly rare, you have the opportunity to take chances and achieve your dreams. The key is being able to earn money on your own terms....more
This is intriguing. I really appreciate reading about women making things happen. What a blessing.more

Birds of a Feather at #BlogHer15

Bloggers are expert connectors. I began connecting in 2000, as I started a LiveJournal and found my queer community. Since then, I've found the parent community, the newly divorced community, and countless others online who have supported me and helped me find my true self. ...more

5 Reasons to Go to Thursday Night's #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Community Parties

We're headed to New York, and it's time to party! #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us community parties are the best place to connect, get fancy, be yourself, and have fun!...more
It's not too late. Sign up at http://blogherconferences.commore


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