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Nov 30, 2015

SheKnows Media Announces Actor, Neuroscientist and STEM Education advocate Mayim Bialik to Keynote #BlogHer16 next August in Los Angeles

Bialik to Discuss Diverse Topics, Including the Launch of Her Own Online Community, GrokNation

NEW YORK, NY – December 1, 2015 – SheKnows Media, a leading women's media company with 87 million unique visitors a month1 and 253 million social media fans and followers2, today announced that Mayim Bialik, star of the #1 television comedy3 “The Big Bang Theory” and founder of GrokNation, will keynote #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us, taking place in Los Angeles, California, August 4-6, 2016. 

Bialik stars on the CBS hit “The Big Bang Theory,” where she plays the role of Amy Farrah Fowler (a role for which she received an Emmy nomination each year from 2012 to 2015 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series). Additional accolades include nominations for SAG Awards and Critic’s Choice Television Awards. Bialik gracefully transitioned from her start as a young star, having played young Bette Midler in "Beaches" and the lead role on the NBC sitcom “Blossom,” among other roles.

Bialik also earned her doctorate in neuroscience and is a tireless advocate for STEM education and careers, especially for girls and women. Her latest endeavor, GrokNation, is an online community for people of all ages and backgrounds to dive deeply into conversations about contemporary issues in an accessible and unapologetically nerdy way. GrokNation aims to activate readers to engage in online conversations that lead to offline action, mobilizing individuals toward changing the world as a community. Bialik is also the author of two books: “Beyond the Sling,” which guides parents through the world of attachment parenting, and “Mayim’s Vegan Table,” a vegan family cookbook.

“Mayim’s diverse interests mirror the diversity of the SheKnows Media community and its interests, from technology to food to entertainment and every kind of online geekery in between,” said Elisa Camahort Page, Chief Community Officer, SheKnows Media. “We look forward to discussing how Mayim inspires us to laugh, to learn, to connect and to take action by sharing her authentic passions.” 

“I am honored to be part of BlogHer as a woman who blogs because I believe in the strength we women can have and grow by sharing our experiences. BlogHer is the source of so much inspiration, intelligent conversation and fun and I can't wait to be a part of it.”

#BlogHer16: Experts Among Us seeks to inspire and empower women to express themselves and their unique points of view through content creation. More than 3,000 content creators, social media influencers, entrepreneurs, brand executives and industry luminaries are expected to attend this year’s event, which is produced by SheKnows Media. 

Register here for # BlogHer16: Experts Among Us, taking place August 4-6 in Los Angeles.
More information about SheKnows Media can be found at corporate.sheknows.com

1 comScore, Media Metrix, Multiplatform Lifestyles Category Ranking Report, October 2015, U.S.
2 Momentum Platform, total reach across Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, including duplication, September 2015
3Nielsen Media Research, Sept. 22, 2014-May 20, 2015
About SheKnows Media

SheKnows Media is the number-one women’s lifestyle digital media company with 87 million unique visitors per month (comScore, Media Metrix, Multiplatform Lifestyles Category Ranking Report, October 2015, U.S.) and 253 million social media fans and followers. The company operates a family of leading media properties that include SheKnows.com, BlogHer.com, StyleCaster.com, DailyMakeover.com and DrinksMixer.com. With a mission of women inspiring women, SheKnows Media is revolutionizing the publishing industry by forging a new kind of model that seamlessly integrates users, editors and content creators onto a single platform designed to empower all women to discover, share and create. Whether it’s parenting or pop culture, fashion or food, DIY or décor, our award-winning editorial team, Experts, bloggers and social media influencers produce authentic and on-trend content every day. We dig deep to learn what makes our audience tick, revealing unexpected insights on women and digital media. Our robust, end-to-end suite of premium branded content and influencer marketing solutions generate more than 2 billion ad impressions per month (sources: DFP and OAS), allowing brands to distribute authentic content and integrated advertising at scale. 
SheKnows Media is based in New York and Scottsdale, Ariz., with offices in Los Angeles, Chicago and Redwood City, Calif. We also operate internationally in Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. 
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