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Oct 25, 2017

SheKnows Media Announces Advisory Board for #BlogHer18 Health, Jan. 30-31 in New York City

NEW YORK, NY – Oct. 24, 2017 – SheKnows Media, a leading women’s media company that averages 60 million unique visitors per month (comScore) and reaches more than 300 million social media fans, today announced the formation of a dynamic and diverse Advisory Board to provide guidance and strategy in the planning and execution of #BlogHer18 Health, a conference for health and wellness-focused female content creators that is taking place Jan. 30-31 in New York City.

The #BlogHer18 Health Advisory Board comprises many of the most influential and powerful voices in media, health and wellness. Members include:

  • Arianna Huffington, Founder & CEO of Thrive Global, and Co-Founder of The Huffington Post media brand
  • Aviva Romm, MD, women and children’s integrative medicine expert, midwife, and best-selling author
  • Christine Bibbo Herr, fashion, fitness and lifestyle expert and the creator of NYCPretty.com
  • Jessica Shepherd, MD, women’s health expert, OBGYN and contributor on Oz
  • Kaja Perina, Editor-in-Chief, Psychology Today
  • Katherine Ryder, Founder & CEO of Maven
  • Keri Glassman, renowned celebrity nutritionist and Founder & CEO of Nutritious Life and The Nutrition School
  • Latham Thomas, Wellness Maven, Doula and Founder of Mama Glow
  • Neala Rafizadeh, MD, psychiatrist and certified yoga instructor
  • Nitika Chopra, self-esteem coach and host of Host of “Naturally Beautiful” on Z Living
  • Phoebe Lapine, author, chef, Hashimoto’s advocate and creator of the Feed Me Phoebe blog
  • Reesa Lake, Partner and Senior Vice President, Digital Brand Architects
  • Sarah Brokaw, best-selling author and host of the “Shared Secrets” podcast

This year’s Advisory Board is spearheaded by SheKnows Media President Samantha Skey, and Jennifer Denton, SheKnows Media Senior Vice President of Programming. In addition, SheKnows Media Editor-in-Chief Justine Goodman and Elizabeth Yuko, MD, Health & Sex Editor at SheKnows.com and Editor of HelloFlo.com, will participate on the board.

Produced by SheKnows Media, more than 500 content creators, social media influencers, authors, entrepreneurs, brand executives and industry thought leaders are expected to attend #BlogHer18 Health. To date, main-stage speakers include: Arianna Huffington; Jillian Michaels, one of the world’s foremost wellness entrepreneurs; Nastia Liukin, a five-time Olympic medalist and nine-time World Medalist in women’s gymnastics, NBC commentator and entrepreneur; celebrity nutritionist and best-selling author Kelly LeVeque; and more.

“#BlogHer18 Health celebrates content creators whose voices inspire women everywhere to prioritize their own well-being. #BlogHer18 Health provides tools and education for content creators to extend their platforms while connecting influencers with the companies and collaborators they seek to build their brands,” Skey said. “We look to the members of this Advisory Board, all of whom are committed to improving women’s health through both sciences and story, to guide innovation and quality in our programming.”

To learn more about the #BlogHer18 Health Advisory Board or SheKnows Media, click here. For more information about the conference or to register, go to http://www.blogher.com/blogher18-health.


 About SheKnows Media

SheKnows Media is a top women’s lifestyle digital media company that averages 60 million unique visitors per month (comScore) and reaches more than 300 million social media fans and followers. The company operates a family of leading media properties that include SheKnows.com, BlogHer.com, STYLECASTER.com and HelloFlo.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 nearly 1 billion ad impressions per month (sources: DFP), 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 and Chicago. We also operate internationally in Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.


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Jenni Ottum     

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SheKnows Media                                                                                            



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