Panel Announcement: Digital Well-Being

by Jordan Boswell


Digital Well-Being

Hear from Hilary Williams Dunlap, Emily Schuman, Geri Hirsch and Jennifer Musselman about the impact of digital media on our health and well-being.

Just over two weeks left until BlogHer Health 2019, and we are eager to share more details on our lineup of programming. Today, we’re excited to announce one of our midday panels on the main stage, Digital Well-Being: How living in a 24/7 digital world affects our health and happiness. It’s no question that social media and digital platforms have an impact on our mental well-being, and navigating that can be challenging whether you have 100 followers or 100,000 followers. In this candid discussion, SVP at Digital Brand Architects, Hilary Williams Dunlap, will lead this discussion on managing mental health in this digital landscape with top bloggers and social influencers Emily Schuman of Cupcakes and Cashmere, Geri Hirsch of Because I’m Addicted and Therapist and Founder of BeGlammed, Jennifer Musselman.

Hilary Williams Dunlap: Hilary Williams Dunlap is Senior Vice President of Talent at Digital Brand Architects, a talent management firm representing a world class portfolio of diverse personalities, creators and publishers. DBA also has a products division (Digital Brand Products), a podcasting studio (Dear Media) and is partners with the coveted conference series and platform, Create and Cultivate. Dunlap represents multi-hyphenated Talent like Camila Coelho, Marianna Hewitt (Summer Fridays), Emily Schuman (Cupcakes and Cashmere), Rachel Parcell (Pink Peonies), Jacey Duprie (Damsel in Dior), Louise Roe (Front Roe), Katherine Schwarzenegger and Gaby Dalkin(What's Gaby Cooking), to name a few.

Emily Schuman: Emily Schuman is the founder of Cupcakes and Cashmere - an award-winning website with two best-selling books, and a clothing line under the same name that's sold at Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Shopbop, Revolve, and over 500 boutiques across the country. Last year she launched her direct-to-consumer e-commerce platform and is releasing a new shoe line next month. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, daughter, and three cats and always saves room for dessert.

Geri Hirsch: Geri Hirsch is the power house creative behind both the fashion blog, Because I’m Addicted and YouTube channel, LEAFtv, a modern lifestyle resource for women; comprised of hundreds of how-to videos covering all things Living, Eating and Fashion. Because I’m Addicted is an online resource that provides readers with advice in a variety of categories such as wellness, beauty, fashion, food and motherhood. Geri’s blog is a guide to healthier living with personal elements from her daily life. A business school graduate and former marketing executive, Geri tells a cohesive story across all of her platforms with a warm, friendly tone that has attracted brand partners such as Dior Beauty, La Mer, Clarins, Stuart Weitzman, Swarovski, KitchenAid and NARS. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and beautiful baby girl, Leo Gem.

Jennifer Musselman, MA LMFT: Jennifer Musselman is the co-CEO of beGlammed, the leading on-demand beauty service app in North America, and the co-Founder of The Center Method, a one-stop wellness boutique studio and media brand. The Center Method disrupts the $30 Billion boutique fitness industry, infusing mind-body and emotional health under one roof with psychotherapy, massage and fitness classes like Yoga Sculpt, Yoga Barre, Mommy & Me Yoga, and more. Jennifer is a certified Yoga and Yoga Sculpt instructor and includes former adjunct Professor at USC and Pepperdine among her accolades. She has been featured in numerous media outlets like Forbes, Martha Stewart’s Living and she has written for Huffington Post, Thrive Global, and Psychology Today. She is a three- timed published self-help book author.

Order your ticket today to join us on January 24th and 25th at Hudson Loft in Los Angeles and hear from these amazing speakers and the rest of our lineup while supplies last! For the rest of the stellar programming, see our full schedule here.