these content creators are ready to talk health & Wellness, Blogging, Instagram Strategy, and becoming seriously influential.
#BlogHer Community! 2020 is only a few weeks in, but boy oh boy is it off to a good start! You asked for speakers with practical, tactical skills – and we listened. We are so excited to add this group of influential, entrepreneurial, content-creating, and in general totally amazing group of bloggers to our #BlogHer20 Health roster. Welcome Carly Anderson, Nicole Cogan, Chelsea Williams, Laura Gimbert, and Kendall Rayburn!
Here at #BlogHer, our top priority is giving content creators the tools they need to succeed in a hyper-competitive, saturated industry. What better way to do it than by giving you the opportunity to grow your network, learn from one another, and hear from influential women like Carly, Nicole, Chelsea and Kendall who have built successful, lucrative blogs and social pages themselves? These awesome ladies know content creation and audience building, how to work with brands, and strategies to make your business work for you! Join us February 1st in DTLA for honest discussions on what it takes to make it as a blogger and influencer in the health and wellness spheres. Read more about our speaker’s experiences below!
Want more info on the health and wellness event of the year? Check out our updated schedule to see what you can expect from a healthy day choc-ful of tactical learnings, take a peek at our other recently added speakers, and of course, don’t forget to purchase your ticket!
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ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS
Carly Anderson is the Founder of lipglossandcrayons.com, a former inner city elementary school teacher, wife to a professional musician and mom to a spunky six year old daughter. Carly is also the founder of #justwearthesuit, a community built around encouraging women to love their bodies and support each other in the process of pursuing body confidence. Her community has been featured in Shape Magazine, People Magazine, and won the Iris Award for Instagram of the Year at the Mom 2.0 Conference in 2019. Carly focuses on empowering women so that they can pass that empowerment on to their children, and believes that community makes the biggest changes. Like Nicole, Carly is also a member of our SHE Media Partner Network – you can follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
Laura Gimbert born and raised in Barcelona, Spain. She moved to Los Angeles at the age of 21 to pursue her dream career and continue her studies with a Masters at UCLA. After years of hard work and lots of struggles and failures, she ended up opening her own business in PR and Digital Marketing. 8 years later, her now successful business continues to grow, offering services such as Social Media, Web Development, Influencer Relations and Press, to high end clientele within the hospitality, wellness and lifestyle industries in Beverly Hills and surrounding areas. Laura is also a mom to a 2-year-old girl and is expecting a baby boy in June. And thanks to sharing her entrepreneur & motherhood journey on her social media platforms, she has managed to become an influencer herself, encouraging other woman around the world to go after their goals and balance it all with a healthy & positive mindset, while learning to love and enhance the chaos too!
Nicole Cogan is the Founder of Nobread.com, a popular food and lifestyle blog, as well as a wellness personality and TV Host. After discovering her gluten allergy in 2009 and her later Celiac Diseasediagnosis, Nicole took it upon herself to change the way restaurants catered to customers with gluten allergies and other dietary restrictions by outlining their gluten-free options and accommodations. Her NOBREAD dining guides began in New York City and spread to several other cities. Today NOBREAD covers all parts of the wellness lifestyle; from fitness to health, gluten-free products and recipes to travel hacks, and more. Before her successful NOBREAD career, Nicole worked in Equity Sales at J.P. Morgan and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Cornell University. She is also a former TV Host on CBS’s This is LA and has appearances on The Dr. Oz Show and NBC’s New York Live. She’s also a part of our SHE Media Partner Network! Follow Nicole on YouTube, Instagram, and Pinterest.
chelsea williams, mph, ccph
Chelsea Williams is the founder of thatschelsa.com, a Certified Communicator in Public Health, a plant-based public health nutritionist, and media contributor based in Los Angeles, CA. She serves as one of six board-members for The Well, a social brand by Samsung Mobile USA and POPSUGAR Fitness that focuses on wellness content and experiential events. Chelsea’s work has been featured on various media outlets such as TV One, Fox 45 News, ABC 7 News – WJLA, News Channel 8, ESSENCE, PR Newswire, and Beauty Independent. Chelsea possesses a Master of Public Health Nutrition (MPH) and is a Certified Communicator in Public Health (CCPH) through the National Public Health Information Coalition. Follow Chelsea on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.
Kendall Rayburn’s namesake blog was originally launched as a means of sharing her craft projects, but has since evolved into her passionate full-time occupation: A place to pour her heart into content across the lifestyle spectrum (see: plus-size fashion, living with a chronic illness, home decor, motherhood, body positivity, animal rescue and more). It has also become a powerful vehicle for sharing her struggles with endometriosis—all with the token contagious positivity that’s garnered her devoted following. We dare you not to fall in love with the happy, hectic world of Kendall Rayburn. Follow her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube.