I'm Making a Big Leap … But I'm Also Still Here

Every single week, I talk to many people who are contemplating big leaps into the unknown, and I invariably encourage them to make those leaps. I’m a big believer in leaps. I've made many in my life and career, and now I’m making another leap. Thanks to the gracious accommodation of my SheKnows colleagues—and the experience and talents of the events team I’ve built over the past eight years—I am able to shift to a consulting role with SheKnows Media in 2017, freeing me up to be able to work on some other projects that are calling my name. ...more

Janet Mock Will Emcee Voices of the Year at #BlogHer17

Three years ago, I read Janet Mock's New York Times-bestselling memoir Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More with one of my book clubs. We were all swept away by her way with words, but also by her authenticity, perseverance, and resilience. Janet told her story with humor, and sometimes with pathos—just like life is lived. ...more
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Carla Hall on the Weird, Wonderful, Woo-Woo Path to Being a Celebrity Chef

Carla Hall is just an all-around awesome person. She's awesome on TV as one of the hosts of "The Chew," and "Top Chef" fans remember her as the fan favorite who cooked with love. Earlier this month, she was utterly charming and warm at the #BlogHerFood16 conference as the moderator of a discussion about becoming a celebrity chef with Freddie Prinze, Jr., and Lisa Lillien. ...more

The Big #BlogHerFood16 Highlights Preview

As we get ready to descend on Austin next week for #BlogHerFood16, I wanted to create one big recap of all the activities you can expect there—just case you’ve missed some of the many interesting announcements as they’ve rolled in over the last few months. ...more

Opportunities to Grow Beyond Your Blog: The #BlogHerFood16 Friday Lunch Keynote

Many food blogs are now entering their teenage years, while so many others are just getting started. But we all share the same questions: "How can I build a blog and a business for long-term success and fulfillment? How do I keep it fresh and stay motivated? How can I grow beyond my blog, especially as new tools, platforms, and opportunities show up every year?"...more
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The Pitch: Food Edition Is Back!

Last year, we launched a new tradition at the BlogHer conferences: The Pitch. In our mission to encourage and support women entrepreneurs, we launched The Pitch both online and as competitions at our conferences. Think of it as a little like "Shark Tank," if "Shark Tank" were warm and supportive and productive.The Pitch: Food Edition at #BlogHerFood16 features four women founders of food-focused companies, who will present their Pitch on the main stage before an esteemed panel of judges....more

The Food Network's Smollett Family Shares Their Food Secrets at #BlogHerFood16

Many in the BlogHer community were able to see Jurnee Smollett-Bell (from Friday Night Lights and currently in the incredible series Underground) in action this summer at #BlogHer16, as part of our ...more

Carla Hall, Freddie Prinze Jr. Talk 'How to Be a Celebrity-Chef' at #BlogHerFood16

I'm excited to announce the first of our #BlogHerFood16 keynotes today: What It Takes to Be a Celebrity-Chef....more

How to Recognize Official Sponsors of #BlogHer16

We've always been very transparent about the fact that #BlogHer conferences couldn't exist without our official sponsors. Not only do they bring all sorts of fun activities, cool products to try and extra special events happening throughout the weekend, but their sponsorship allows us to charge you only about 1/3 the cost of hosting you. (Yes, that means if we wanted to break even on registration alone, we'd have to triple the early bird price.) ...more

The Big #BlogHer16 Highlights Preview

This week SheKnows Media issued a press release previewing all the highlights coming in just another day at #BlogHer16....more
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