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Nov 21, 2017

SheKnows Media Opens Call for Entries for the 11th Annual Voices of the Year (#VOTY) Celebration

The 2018 #VOTY Awards Will Honor Individuals Who Are Using Their Voices and Influence to Advance Women’s Health and Wellbeing

The Call for Entries Ends on Nov. 26; Winners Will be Celebrated at #BlogHer18 Health in January in New York City

NEW YORK, NY – Nov. 16, 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 that it has kicked off the Call for Entries for the 2018 Voices of the Year (#VOTY) celebration.

Now in its 11th year and introduced by BlogHer, part of the SheKnows Media family of brands, #VOTY has recognized content creators and influencers whose work deserves to be heard, seen and read. The inaugural #VOTY Awards in Health will recognize women who have produced tangible and meaningful impact in women’s health around the world.  The voting panel is comprised of the BlogHer Health Advisory board, and members of the BlogHer community who are leaders in health and wellness and who have, themselves, changed many lives through their advocacy for women’s health. 

The awards celebration will take place live at #BlogHer18 Health, a conference for health and wellness-focused women content creators set for Jan. 30-31 at Tribeca 360 in New York City. Past #VOTY emcees have included actor and musician Queen Latifah, comedian Aisha Tyler and activist Janet Mock.

The 2018 #VOTY Call for Entries, which closes on Nov. 26 at 11:59 p.m. ET, is accessible here. Categories include:

  • Film & TV
  • Photo & Video
  • Social Impact
  • Written Work (book, blog, article)
  • Innovation (for entrepreneurs)

“Voices of the Year is a powerful institution that pays tribute to women who have used their platforms and their voices to make us think, feel, laugh and aspire to greatness,” said Samantha Skey, President, SheKnows Media. “At SheKnows, we are committed to honoring the personal stories and breakthroughs in medical discoveries that are shaping the ever-changing narrative of women’s health. As such, we are jumpstarting 2018 with a health and wellness-themed Voices of the Year, and we look forward to celebrating the honorees at our #BlogHer18 Health conference.”

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.


 Media Contact

 Jenni Ottum     

Public Relations Director                 

SheKnows Media                                                                                            



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