SheKnows Media Announces Executive Advisory Board for #BlogHer17, Taking Place June 22-24 in Orlando, Florida

Diverse Industry Leaders to Advise Largest Event for Women Content
Creators On Expanded Mission to Achieve Year-Round Impact

, a leading women’s media company with more than 70 million
unique visitors per month (comScore) and a total reach of 309 million
social media fans, today announced a new diverse and dynamic 39-member
Executive Advisory Board to provide advice and support in the planning
and execution of #BlogHer17,
the largest annual celebration of women online content creators and
influencers taking place June 22-24 in Orlando, Fla.

This year’s Executive Advisory Board is spearheaded by SheKnows
Media’s President and Chief Revenue Officer, Samantha Skey
, and BlogHer
Co-Founder and Conference Chair
, Elisa Camahort Page. The
board is comprised of activists, entrepreneurs, media influencers, as
well as brand and agency executives from powerhouse organizations that
include Anheuser-Busch, Best Buy, Glasswing Ventures,
Hamilton, iFundWomen, Mattel, MSNBC, AdCouncil,
Women Action and the Media,
and Equality Now.

Produced by SheKnows Media, more than 2,500 content creators, social
media influencers, authors, entrepreneurs, brand executives and
marketers and other industry luminaries are expected to attend
#BlogHer17. This year’s main-stage speakers include: Luvvie Ajayi,
digital personality behind Awesomely Luvvie and author of New York
bestseller I’M JUDGING YOU: The Do-Better Manual; and Janet
The New York Times bestselling author of Redefining
Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More
host of MSNBC’s “So POPular!” series, who will emcee the conference’s
Voices of the Year celebration. Last year, Kim Kardashian West, Sarah
Michelle Gellar, Mayim Bialik
and Aisha Tyler were among the
powerhouse women who took the stage to share their journey to becoming
some of the world’s most well-recognized content creators, business
women and artists.

“The #BlogHer annual conference delivers a uniquely powerful combination
of inspiration and education that empowers its attendees to express
themselves through content creation, and transform their lives by
providing insight into the best practices and opportunities that can
help them take their work to their own next level,” Samantha Skey said.
“We want to help women draw on that impact all year long, and we look to
the women and men of this Executive Advisory Board, whose work we
greatly admire, to deliver guidance on creating not only a successful,
memorable event for all attendees, but well beyond.”

The Executive Advisory Board joins the previously announced Community
Advisory Board
to provide insight from the perspective of every kind
of stakeholder in the event, its content and its outcomes.

Members of the #BlogHer17 Executive Advisory Board include:

  • Alisa Volkman, Founder & CEO, Knowsy
  • Anastasia Goodstein, Senior Vice President, Ad Council Digital
  • Angela Chambliss, Director of Influencer Marketing, Best Buy
  • Beth Kobliner, Financial Author & Advisor
  • Bobby Jones, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Peace
  • Carla Hall, Chef & Founder, Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen and
    Co-Host of “The Chew”
  • Carmen Ejogo, TV Host, Actress and Musician
  • CeCe Olisa, Creator,
  • Cheryl Gresham, Vice President, Global Media & Integrated
    Marketing, Mattel
  • Danielle Wiley, CEO, Sway Group
  • Dallas Brennan Rexer, Documentary Producer
  • Gesche Haas, Founder, Dreamers // Doers
  • Gina Pell, Content Chief, TheWhat List
  • Jamia Wilson, Executive Director, Women, Action and the Media
  • Jennie Joseph, CEO, Commonsense Childbirth, Inc.
  • JJ Ramberg, Co-Founder, Goodshop and Host of MSNBC’s “Your
  • Jodi Harris, Head of Consumer Insights, Anheuser-Busch
  • Julie Busha, CEO, Nicole Foods (Slawsa Brand)
  • Karen Cahn, Founder & CEO, iFundWomen
  • Kathryn Finney, Founder, Managing Director, digitalundivided
  • Katie Ford, President, Managing Director, Spark SMG
  • Latham Thomas, Founder, Mama Glow
  • Logan Levkoff, Educator, Speaker, Writer and TV Personality
  • Lorraine C. Ladish, Author & Founder, Viva Fifty Media LLC
  • Nina Lorez Collins, Founder, What Would Virginia Woolf Do?
  • Matt Cherry, CEO & Founder, Influence Social
  • Renée Elise Goldsberry, Actress, Hamilton
  • Robert Hammond, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Friends of the
  • Roxanne Velez, Co-Founder & President, NanoSTEAM Foundation
  • Rudina Seseri, Founder & Managing Partner, Glasswing Ventures
  • Ruma Bose, Author & Entrepreneur
  • Shireen Mitchell, Founder, Digital Sisters/Sistas Inc.
  • Starr Barbour, Founder & CEO, STILLGOING
  • Stephanie Hall, Content Supervisor, Spark SMG
  • Tai Beauchamp, Creator, The Tai Life
  • Tanya Steel, Editorial Director, Clean Plates Omnimedia
  • Tanya Van Court, CEO & Chief Sower, iSow
  • Yasmeen Hassan, Global Executive Director, Equality Now

To learn more about the #BlogHer17 Executive Advisory Board or SheKnows
Media, click here.
For more information about the conference or to register, go to

About SheKnows Media

is the number-one women’s lifestyle digital media company with
more than 70 million unique visitors per month (comScore) and 309
million social media fans and followers. The company operates a family
of leading media properties that include,,
SheKnows Media also organizes the conference #BlogHer17,
the largest annual celebration of women online content creators, social
media influencers and brand executives, taking place in Orlando, June
22-24, 2017. 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), 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.


SheKnows Media
Jenni Ottum
Public Relations Director