STACY LONDON Stacy London is one of America’s foremost style experts. She is best known as the co-host of TLC’s hugely popular show, What Not to Wear for 10 years, and most recently hosted 3 seasons of Love Lust or Run which she also executive produced. She is a style contributor for Access Hollywood, Access Hollywood Live! and Rachael Ray's syndicated talk show, Rachael. She has executive produced one other series: Big Brooklyn Style for TLC and one pilot: The Find for Debmar and Gannett as their first collaborative production. From 2005 - 2010, Stacy joined The Today Show on NBC as a style correspondent. Prior to her career in television, she started work at Vogue Magazine as a fashion assistant and later returned to Conde Nast as a fashion editor at Mademoiselle. Stacy has styled fashion photo shoots and fashion shows, as well as dressing celebrities over the years. She has had many prominent endorsements with brands such as Hanes, Pantene, Dr Scholl's, Woolite, Lee Jeans and Westfield Malls. Her first book, which concentrates on style by body type, entitled Dress Your Best, was published to stellar reviews. Her second book, The Truth About Style, a New York Times bestseller, is both a memoir and a style guide. In The Truth About Style, Stacy shares her story, focuses on the empowerment of personal style and uses her expertise to overcome self esteem issues many women share. Born and raised in New York City, she is currently at work on a new book about style and aging. 

STACY LONDON

Stacy London is one of America’s foremost style experts. She is best known as the co-host of TLC’s hugely popular show, What Not to Wear for 10 years, and most recently hosted 3 seasons of Love Lust or Run which she also executive produced. She is a style contributor for Access Hollywood, Access Hollywood Live! and Rachael Ray's syndicated talk show, Rachael. She has executive produced one other series: Big Brooklyn Style for TLC and one pilot: The Find for Debmar and Gannett as their first collaborative production. From 2005 - 2010, Stacy joined The Today Show on NBC as a style correspondent. Prior to her career in television, she started work at Vogue Magazine as a fashion assistant and later returned to Conde Nast as a fashion editor at Mademoiselle. Stacy has styled fashion photo shoots and fashion shows, as well as dressing celebrities over the years. She has had many prominent endorsements with brands such as Hanes, Pantene, Dr Scholl's, Woolite, Lee Jeans and Westfield Malls. Her first book, which concentrates on style by body type, entitled Dress Your Best, was published to stellar reviews. Her second book, The Truth About Style, a New York Times bestseller, is both a memoir and a style guide. In The Truth About Style, Stacy shares her story, focuses on the empowerment of personal style and uses her expertise to overcome self esteem issues many women share. Born and raised in New York City, she is currently at work on a new book about style and aging. 

MINKA KELLY A Real Life Superhero -- Minka Kelly joins us as the Opening Keynote speaker to share about her many roles - both in Hollywood (where she most recently booked the series regular role of ‘DOVE’ in the DC COMICS television series TITANS) and around the world with the causes she cares about most. Minka won the hearts of audiences as "Lyla Garrity" on NBC's hit show, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS. Her success in television continued with a significant recurring role as a behavioral therapist to children with Asperger's Syndrome in another NBC hit, PARENTHOOD. Her other television work includes, MAN SEEKING WOMAN, ALMOST HUMAN, CHARLIE'S ANGELS and THE PATH. Minka is also a philanthropist and fierce advocate for causes she cares about. When Minka takes the stage, we’ll hear how her personal story has inspired the use of her platform for good. 

MINKA KELLY

A Real Life Superhero -- Minka Kelly joins us as the Opening Keynote speaker to share about her many roles - both in Hollywood (where she most recently booked the series regular role of ‘DOVE’ in the DC COMICS television series TITANS) and around the world with the causes she cares about most. Minka won the hearts of audiences as "Lyla Garrity" on NBC's hit show, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS. Her success in television continued with a significant recurring role as a behavioral therapist to children with Asperger's Syndrome in another NBC hit, PARENTHOOD. Her other television work includes, MAN SEEKING WOMAN, ALMOST HUMAN, CHARLIE'S ANGELS and THE PATH. Minka is also a philanthropist and fierce advocate for causes she cares about. When Minka takes the stage, we’ll hear how her personal story has inspired the use of her platform for good. 

GABRIELLE BLAIR After working in New York City as an art director, Gabrielle started Design Mom as a hobby. She had just had baby number 5, and blogging seemed like a good a way for her to connect with other women when she was up with middle of the night feedings. She started sharing daily tips and finds that she had picked up as a young mother and designer, and the blog took off. Over 6000 blog posts later, and a best-selling book under her belt, Gabrielle is considered a top expert in creating a home where parents and kids can thrive. Endlessly curious, she shares projects she’s working on, starts discussions about newsworthy topics, introduces new ideas and cool discoveries, and lends her passion for engaged parenting to everyone who reads Design Mom. Gabrielle is also a founder of Alt Summit — the premiere conference for creative entrepreneurs, bloggers, and social media content creators.

GABRIELLE BLAIR

After working in New York City as an art director, Gabrielle started Design Mom as a hobby. She had just had baby number 5, and blogging seemed like a good a way for her to connect with other women when she was up with middle of the night feedings. She started sharing daily tips and finds that she had picked up as a young mother and designer, and the blog took off. Over 6000 blog posts later, and a best-selling book under her belt, Gabrielle is considered a top expert in creating a home where parents and kids can thrive. Endlessly curious, she shares projects she’s working on, starts discussions about newsworthy topics, introduces new ideas and cool discoveries, and lends her passion for engaged parenting to everyone who reads Design Mom. Gabrielle is also a founder of Alt Summit — the premiere conference for creative entrepreneurs, bloggers, and social media content creators.

CLARE VIVIER CLARE V After noticing a lack of functional yet stylish laptop cases while working as a journalist for French TV, Clare decided to create her own line of handbags and accessories. Over time, Clare’s been able to cultivate an identifiable aesthetic that's all her own and has been recognized worldwide by influencers, tastemakers, celebrities and bloggers, who support and wear the line. Clare’s strong connection to France, where she spends a significant amount of time each year with her French husband and son, remains at the core of the brand, with signature elements visible within every collection. Clare has been profiled in both regional and national publications including The Los Angeles Times and Vanity Fair. In 2014, Clare was recognized for her contributions to design as a new member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), an organization with which she now works closely. Currently there are 7 Clare V. stores around the US and the brand is carried in over 100 stores worldwide.

CLARE VIVIER
CLARE V

After noticing a lack of functional yet stylish laptop cases while working as a journalist for French TV, Clare decided to create her own line of handbags and accessories. Over time, Clare’s been able to cultivate an identifiable aesthetic that's all her own and has been recognized worldwide by influencers, tastemakers, celebrities and bloggers, who support and wear the line. Clare’s strong connection to France, where she spends a significant amount of time each year with her French husband and son, remains at the core of the brand, with signature elements visible within every collection. Clare has been profiled in both regional and national publications including The Los Angeles Times and Vanity Fair. In 2014, Clare was recognized for her contributions to design as a new member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), an organization with which she now works closely. Currently there are 7 Clare V. stores around the US and the brand is carried in over 100 stores worldwide.

RACHEL FAUCETT HANDMADE CHARLOTTE Rachel Faucett is the founder of Handmade Charlotte, mom to five awesome children, and Alt Summit lover. The family focused site has been featured in hundreds of publications worldwide. Her collections for Anthropologie + Pottery Barn earned rave reviews and she was recently named in the Top 100 Most Creative People In The Country 2018. She can’t wait to meet you and Love you! 

RACHEL FAUCETT
HANDMADE CHARLOTTE

Rachel Faucett is the founder of Handmade Charlotte, mom to five awesome children, and Alt Summit lover. The family focused site has been featured in hundreds of publications worldwide. Her collections for Anthropologie + Pottery Barn earned rave reviews and she was recently named in the Top 100 Most Creative People In The Country 2018. She can’t wait to meet you and Love you! 

TIFFANY BLACK PINTEREST Tiffany Black is the Product Manager for Creators at Pinterest, a team dedicated to helping content creators succeed. Previously, she lead Content Business Development. Tiffany has deep experience in social, commerce and content having spent four years at Facebook in addition to starting her own e-commerce company. Tiffany received her MBA from Harvard, and BS in Computer Science / HCI from Carnegie Mellon University.

TIFFANY BLACK
PINTEREST

Tiffany Black is the Product Manager for Creators at Pinterest, a team dedicated to helping content creators succeed. Previously, she lead Content Business Development. Tiffany has deep experience in social, commerce and content having spent four years at Facebook in addition to starting her own e-commerce company. Tiffany received her MBA from Harvard, and BS in Computer Science / HCI from Carnegie Mellon University.

BECCA CLASON BECCA CLASON Becca Clason is a lettering artist and stop-motion animator specializing in tactile lettering using food and products. She and her husband, Josh, run their studio together near Salt Lake City, Utah. They work with brands and ad agencies to create social media videos and TV commercials and have created work for clients such as Starbucks, Twitter, American Express, Kellogg's, Nordstrom, Citibank, Tumblr, and Ulta Beauty.

BECCA CLASON
BECCA CLASON

Becca Clason is a lettering artist and stop-motion animator specializing in tactile lettering using food and products. She and her husband, Josh, run their studio together near Salt Lake City, Utah. They work with brands and ad agencies to create social media videos and TV commercials and have created work for clients such as Starbucks, Twitter, American Express, Kellogg's, Nordstrom, Citibank, Tumblr, and Ulta Beauty.

LINSEY LAIDLAW COMMISSARY Linsey  is a designer and creative director in Brooklyn, NY, where she lives with her husband and three children. Formerly an art director at Martha Stewart Living, Linsey now collaborates with brands big and small to create strategic and holistic visual solutions including content, brand identity, editorial, packaging and web design. Select clients include Abrams Books, Aveda, Hearst Magazines, MAC Cosmetics and Martha Stewart Omnimedia. Her work has been featured in PRINT, Communication Arts, Society of Publication Designers Award, AdWeek and HOW. Commissary is her new personal project, an oblation to form + function.

LINSEY LAIDLAW
COMMISSARY

Linsey  is a designer and creative director in Brooklyn, NY, where she lives with her husband and three children. Formerly an art director at Martha Stewart Living, Linsey now collaborates with brands big and small to create strategic and holistic visual solutions including content, brand identity, editorial, packaging and web design. Select clients include Abrams Books, Aveda, Hearst Magazines, MAC Cosmetics and Martha Stewart Omnimedia. Her work has been featured in PRINT, Communication Arts, Society of Publication Designers Award, AdWeek and HOW. Commissary is her new personal project, an oblation to form + function.

HALLE STANFORD HENSON A nine-time Emmy®-nominated children’s television producer, Halle leads the Company’s development and production of all television, home entertainment and digital media in animated and live-action formats. She is currently in production on the Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance and the second season of Doozers, a CG-animated preschool series inspired by the wildly popular characters from the classic Henson series Fraggle Rock.  Additionally, she is also developing a new animated children’s television series based on the popular female action figures by IAmElemental and an untitled children’s series based on children’s books from Al Yankovic. Stanford co-authored a book series, Jim Henson’s Enchanted Sisters, a collection of fantastical comedy-adventure stories for girls published by Bloomsbury and currently in series development with Cyber Group Studios. Stanford lives in Los Angeles with her sons Max and Theo.

HALLE STANFORD
HENSON

A nine-time Emmy®-nominated children’s television producer, Halle leads the Company’s development and production of all television, home entertainment and digital media in animated and live-action formats. She is currently in production on the Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance and the second season of Doozers, a CG-animated preschool series inspired by the wildly popular characters from the classic Henson series Fraggle Rock.  Additionally, she is also developing a new animated children’s television series based on the popular female action figures by IAmElemental and an untitled children’s series based on children’s books from Al Yankovic. Stanford co-authored a book series, Jim Henson’s Enchanted Sisters, a collection of fantastical comedy-adventure stories for girls published by Bloomsbury and currently in series development with Cyber Group Studios. Stanford lives in Los Angeles with her sons Max and Theo.

KRISTEN HOWERTON RAGE AGAINST THE MINIVAN Kristen is a mom of four children within four years via birth and adoption. In the midst of writing about the raw emotions and experience of motherhood on her blog, she is also a fierce advocate for social justice, orphan care, and the dismantling of systemic racism. Kristen's experience as a family therapist and professor of psychology allows her to speak into parenting issues, and encouraging sharing and reflection in comments. Her blog is about authenticity – and readers return because of this relationship. She is also the co-host of two podcasts: Whypartisan and Selfie.  

KRISTEN HOWERTON
RAGE AGAINST THE MINIVAN

Kristen is a mom of four children within four years via birth and adoption. In the midst of writing about the raw emotions and experience of motherhood on her blog, she is also a fierce advocate for social justice, orphan care, and the dismantling of systemic racism. Kristen's experience as a family therapist and professor of psychology allows her to speak into parenting issues, and encouraging sharing and reflection in comments. Her blog is about authenticity – and readers return because of this relationship. She is also the co-host of two podcasts: Whypartisan and Selfie.  

STACEY FERGUSON BE BLOGALICIOUS Stacey is a sought-after influencer coach, media personality, digital brand strategist, content creator, public speaker, and Chief Curator of the Be Blogalicous community and conferences celebrating diversity among women in social media. As Founder of Justice Fergie Lifestyle Media, she combines media, publishing, coaching and events to inspire women to live richly, with strategies for life design and turning personal passions into viable brands. She is also a technology and advertising attorney by trade and regularly consults with entrepreneurs, startups and established brands on digital and brand strategy. Stacey is a wife and mother of 3 and lives in Maryland.

STACEY FERGUSON
BE BLOGALICIOUS

Stacey is a sought-after influencer coach, media personality, digital brand strategist, content creator, public speaker, and Chief Curator of the Be Blogalicous community and conferences celebrating diversity among women in social media. As Founder of Justice Fergie Lifestyle Media, she combines media, publishing, coaching and events to inspire women to live richly, with strategies for life design and turning personal passions into viable brands. She is also a technology and advertising attorney by trade and regularly consults with entrepreneurs, startups and established brands on digital and brand strategy. Stacey is a wife and mother of 3 and lives in Maryland.

JODI LEVINE SUPER MAKE IT Jodi is a lifelong crafter and author of the Super Make It book series and blog. Her books, Candy Aisle Crafts and Paper Goods Projects, are all about crafts made from everyday supermarket materials. Jodi started her career in the craft department at Martha Stewart Living, where she worked for over 19 years. She's a regular contributor to Handmade Charlotte, Parents, Family Fun, The Food Network, Real Simple, Moomah and appears occasionally on The Today Show. She lives in NY with her husband and two sons.

JODI LEVINE
SUPER MAKE IT

Jodi is a lifelong crafter and author of the Super Make It book series and blog. Her books, Candy Aisle Crafts and Paper Goods Projects, are all about crafts made from everyday supermarket materials. Jodi started her career in the craft department at Martha Stewart Living, where she worked for over 19 years. She's a regular contributor to Handmade Charlotte, Parents, Family Fun, The Food Network, Real Simple, Moomah and appears occasionally on The Today Show. She lives in NY with her husband and two sons.

TESSA NEUSTADT TESSA NEUSTADT Tessa is a Los Angeles based photographer known for her light and airy aesthetic. When she’s not shooting, she can be found traveling or hiking with her dogs and boyfriend.  Over the years she has developed a strong eye for styling and design. Some of her clients include Arch Digest, LG, and Target as well as designers like Emily Henderson and Amber Interiors.  Her work can be found in publications globally.  

TESSA NEUSTADT
TESSA NEUSTADT

Tessa is a Los Angeles based photographer known for her light and airy aesthetic. When she’s not shooting, she can be found traveling or hiking with her dogs and boyfriend.  Over the years she has developed a strong eye for styling and design. Some of her clients include Arch Digest, LG, and Target as well as designers like Emily Henderson and Amber Interiors.  Her work can be found in publications globally.  

SARA WALK TELL LOVE AND PARTY Sara is the founder and creator at Tell Love and Party, a colorful party, DIY and lifestyle blog. From costumes to cake toppers, Sara uses her blog to showcase her latest creations. She is a world traveler, party enthusiast, chocolate advocator and is that girl who gets excited about everything. She lives by the beach with her husband and 3 boys, has a degree in visual communications and has worked in store design, window displays and merchandising with TOMS, Billabong and other companies before starting her own blog.

SARA WALK
TELL LOVE AND PARTY

Sara is the founder and creator at Tell Love and Party, a colorful party, DIY and lifestyle blog. From costumes to cake toppers, Sara uses her blog to showcase her latest creations. She is a world traveler, party enthusiast, chocolate advocator and is that girl who gets excited about everything. She lives by the beach with her husband and 3 boys, has a degree in visual communications and has worked in store design, window displays and merchandising with TOMS, Billabong and other companies before starting her own blog.

AMANDA PERNA AMANDA PERNA Amanda is a South Florida native and graduate of the University of Alabama. Amanda honed her craft by holding design positions with Oscar de la Renta and Calvin Klein AND studying at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NY. She then launched The House of Perna. The brand  has been sold internationally to retailers including Anthropologie, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, BHLDN and more. Throughout her career, Amanda has taken every opportunity to see the world from a new point of view; styling for celebrity and corporate clients, creating cards for Hallmark and appearing on two seasons of the hit TV series Project Runway. 

AMANDA PERNA
AMANDA PERNA

Amanda is a South Florida native and graduate of the University of Alabama. Amanda honed her craft by holding design positions with Oscar de la Renta and Calvin Klein AND studying at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NY. She then launched The House of Perna. The brand  has been sold internationally to retailers including Anthropologie, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, BHLDN and more. Throughout her career, Amanda has taken every opportunity to see the world from a new point of view; styling for celebrity and corporate clients, creating cards for Hallmark and appearing on two seasons of the hit TV series Project Runway. 

BENISH SHAH RASIED REAL Benish is the VP of Marketing at RaisedReal.com and previously the Head of Product Marketing at Refinery29. She is an advisor to DoSomething.org, VentureForce Global, Doonya Fitness, State of Benefit, and Loop & Tie (winner of the 2017 DreamForce Pitch Competition). Benish believes that influence is the key to building a lasting brand.

BENISH SHAH
RASIED REAL

Benish is the VP of Marketing at RaisedReal.com and previously the Head of Product Marketing at Refinery29. She is an advisor to DoSomething.org, VentureForce Global, Doonya Fitness, State of Benefit, and Loop & Tie (winner of the 2017 DreamForce Pitch Competition). Benish believes that influence is the key to building a lasting brand.

ERIN JANG THE INDIGO BUNTING Erin Jang is the designer and illustrator behind the NYC-based studio, The Indigo Bunting. With a unique style honed as an art director at Martha Stewart Living and Esquire, she has created work for clients such as The New York Times, Target, Chronicle Books, Disney, Bon Appétit, and WIRED. She brings her modern, playful and inventive aesthetic to a wide range of creative projects: writing a craft book (Make & Give ), illustrating food faces for Lucky Peach, designing children’s products for Land of Nod and a stationery collection with Paperless Post, and, most recently, collaborating on Color Factory.

ERIN JANG
THE INDIGO BUNTING

Erin Jang is the designer and illustrator behind the NYC-based studio, The Indigo Bunting. With a unique style honed as an art director at Martha Stewart Living and Esquire, she has created work for clients such as The New York Times, Target, Chronicle Books, Disney, Bon Appétit, and WIRED. She brings her modern, playful and inventive aesthetic to a wide range of creative projects: writing a craft book (Make & Give ), illustrating food faces for Lucky Peach, designing children’s products for Land of Nod and a stationery collection with Paperless Post, and, most recently, collaborating on Color Factory.

ANNE CROPPER ANNE WITH AN 'E' Anne is a mother of five and author of Anne With an 'E,' a family lifestyle blog with an emphasis on personal narrative. She is dedicated to sharing the realities of family life and encouraging other women. Anne's recipes, home, and writing have been featured on The Small Seed, Time Out for Women, Small Fry, and Design Mom. She loves running, hosting events, styling, and design. This year she is excited to put her creativity to the test as she and her husband begin renovation of her childhood home in Oregon.

ANNE CROPPER
ANNE WITH AN 'E'

Anne is a mother of five and author of Anne With an 'E,' a family lifestyle blog with an emphasis on personal narrative. She is dedicated to sharing the realities of family life and encouraging other women. Anne's recipes, home, and writing have been featured on The Small Seed, Time Out for Women, Small Fry, and Design Mom. She loves running, hosting events, styling, and design. This year she is excited to put her creativity to the test as she and her husband begin renovation of her childhood home in Oregon.

KIRSTEN NIEMAN SCHOOLHOUSE Kirsten is the director of Brand and Marketing at Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co., a cult lighting and lifestyle brand known for its iconic designs and American-made manufacturing. Kirsten has helped Schoolhouse nearly triple in both size and sales during her five-year tenure. With a background in communications, her passion for thoughtful design and home interiors has given her an innate understanding of how people want to live and work. Both as a creative leader and new mom, Kirsten embodies an ethos of "want better, not more" to create authentic brand experiences. 

KIRSTEN NIEMAN
SCHOOLHOUSE

Kirsten is the director of Brand and Marketing at Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co., a cult lighting and lifestyle brand known for its iconic designs and American-made manufacturing. Kirsten has helped Schoolhouse nearly triple in both size and sales during her five-year tenure. With a background in communications, her passion for thoughtful design and home interiors has given her an innate understanding of how people want to live and work. Both as a creative leader and new mom, Kirsten embodies an ethos of "want better, not more" to create authentic brand experiences. 

RACHEL MATOS PERENNIAL CHIC Rachel is a Creative Director for social content, exhibited artist and award-winning lifestyle blogger. After earning a graduate degree in Modern Art and Critical Studies at Columbia University, Rachel worked in the museum field for close to 17 years as a lecturer and education programs curator. Utilizing her background in audience development and engagement, Rachel served as the Director of Social Media for #WeAllGrow Latina Network. She now has her own social marketing agency called Blue Lotus Collective and continues to blog at Perennial Chic.

RACHEL MATOS
PERENNIAL CHIC

Rachel is a Creative Director for social content, exhibited artist and award-winning lifestyle blogger. After earning a graduate degree in Modern Art and Critical Studies at Columbia University, Rachel worked in the museum field for close to 17 years as a lecturer and education programs curator. Utilizing her background in audience development and engagement, Rachel served as the Director of Social Media for #WeAllGrow Latina Network. She now has her own social marketing agency called Blue Lotus Collective and continues to blog at Perennial Chic.

MORGAN SPLENLA THE CRAFTER'S BOX Morgan is the founder of The Crafter's Box – an online maker community that pairs thoughtfully curated digital workshops with a shipped kit of specialty tools and materials to complete different monthly workshops. Working with expert artists in a variety of different crafting techniques, The Crafter's Box seeks to bring traditional, sustainable, "grown-up" crafting back into our busy lives. Morgan has a degree in business and philosophy and brings her marketing, financial and strategy insight to a discussion on business viability and brand awareness.

MORGAN SPLENLA
THE CRAFTER'S BOX

Morgan is the founder of The Crafter's Box – an online maker community that pairs thoughtfully curated digital workshops with a shipped kit of specialty tools and materials to complete different monthly workshops. Working with expert artists in a variety of different crafting techniques, The Crafter's Box seeks to bring traditional, sustainable, "grown-up" crafting back into our busy lives. Morgan has a degree in business and philosophy and brings her marketing, financial and strategy insight to a discussion on business viability and brand awareness.

ALI EDWARDS ALI EDWARDS Ali's passion resides in that very special place where the stories and images of life intersect. Her work includes memory keeping product and project design, teaching, and blogging. Author of four books about memory keeping, Ali is well known for authentically capturing everyday life with photos and words and creating memory keeping projects from those moments that pass by in an instant. Ali lives in Eugene, OR with her two children and their cat George Washington.

ALI EDWARDS
ALI EDWARDS

Ali's passion resides in that very special place where the stories and images of life intersect. Her work includes memory keeping product and project design, teaching, and blogging. Author of four books about memory keeping, Ali is well known for authentically capturing everyday life with photos and words and creating memory keeping projects from those moments that pass by in an instant. Ali lives in Eugene, OR with her two children and their cat George Washington.

AMY WEBB THIS LITTLE MIGGY STAYED HOME Amy Webb, aka Miggy, creator of the blog This Little Miggy Stayed Home is writer, artist, warrior mama and advocate. This Little Miggy is a family and lifestyle blog that strives to share crafts, recipes, and lifestyle inspiration from the unique yet relatable perspective of a special needs family. Miggy is a passionate advocate for disability rights and writes about the issues her family frequently faces as well as interviewing other families and individuals with disabilities with the hope of changing the perception of disability one story at a time. Her first children's book, which focuses on educating children about disability, comes out in 2019. 

AMY WEBB
THIS LITTLE MIGGY STAYED HOME

Amy Webb, aka Miggy, creator of the blog This Little Miggy Stayed Home is writer, artist, warrior mama and advocate. This Little Miggy is a family and lifestyle blog that strives to share crafts, recipes, and lifestyle inspiration from the unique yet relatable perspective of a special needs family. Miggy is a passionate advocate for disability rights and writes about the issues her family frequently faces as well as interviewing other families and individuals with disabilities with the hope of changing the perception of disability one story at a time. Her first children's book, which focuses on educating children about disability, comes out in 2019. 

KALLIE BRANCIFORTE BUT FIRST COFFEE Kallie is the blogger and YouTuber behind "But First, Coffee" where she shares content to help save time and save money. She also has professional experience working in internet marketing and search engine optimization. About year ago she launched Caffeinate and Conquer which married her experience of being an influencer to her background in online marketing strategies. It is designed to help other bloggers and creative influencers grow online through video, collaboration, and SEO.

KALLIE BRANCIFORTE
BUT FIRST COFFEE

Kallie is the blogger and YouTuber behind "But First, Coffee" where she shares content to help save time and save money. She also has professional experience working in internet marketing and search engine optimization. About year ago she launched Caffeinate and Conquer which married her experience of being an influencer to her background in online marketing strategies. It is designed to help other bloggers and creative influencers grow online through video, collaboration, and SEO.

BRITTANY ROBINSON BRR STUDIO Brittany is a social media strategist, speaker, and encourager who desires to see social media used as a tool to shed light and positivity in a dark world. She's the creator of the Brittany R Robinson Studio, a boutique social media agency for creative female entrepreneurs. Her purpose at the BRR Studio is to help female influencers create simple social media strategies and systems that increase their impact, influence, and income.

BRITTANY ROBINSON
BRR STUDIO

Brittany is a social media strategist, speaker, and encourager who desires to see social media used as a tool to shed light and positivity in a dark world. She's the creator of the Brittany R Robinson Studio, a boutique social media agency for creative female entrepreneurs. Her purpose at the BRR Studio is to help female influencers create simple social media strategies and systems that increase their impact, influence, and income.

JAMIE DOROBEK C.R.A.F.T Jamie is an author, DIY enthusiast, social media connoisseur and the creator of C.R.A.F.T., a nifty little acronym for Creating Really Awesome Fun Things. Jamie has taught DIY classes at Home Depot, IKEA, and Michaels, and has been a brand ambassador for Elmer's, World Market, and Closetmaid. She has been featured on numerous morning shows across the country as well as the Meredith Viera show. When she is not creating something really awesome, she enjoys eating tacos and exploring Austin with her husband and 2 young kids. 

JAMIE DOROBEK
C.R.A.F.T

Jamie is an author, DIY enthusiast, social media connoisseur and the creator of C.R.A.F.T., a nifty little acronym for Creating Really Awesome Fun Things. Jamie has taught DIY classes at Home Depot, IKEA, and Michaels, and has been a brand ambassador for Elmer's, World Market, and Closetmaid. She has been featured on numerous morning shows across the country as well as the Meredith Viera show. When she is not creating something really awesome, she enjoys eating tacos and exploring Austin with her husband and 2 young kids. 

ELLE ROWLEY SOLLY BABY WRAP Elle is the founder and CEO of baby carrier company Solly Baby, and co-founder of children's clothing line ARQ. Elle made the first Solly Baby wrap in 2011 in the sewing nook of a little house in SLC after the birth of her second child and has grown it to where it is today, a multi-million dollar globally recognized and award-winning brand. Solly Baby is a favorite of celebrity moms from Anne Hathaway to Ayesha Curry. Elle and her husband and business partner, Jared, live in San Diego with their four children.

ELLE ROWLEY
SOLLY BABY WRAP

Elle is the founder and CEO of baby carrier company Solly Baby, and co-founder of children's clothing line ARQ. Elle made the first Solly Baby wrap in 2011 in the sewing nook of a little house in SLC after the birth of her second child and has grown it to where it is today, a multi-million dollar globally recognized and award-winning brand. Solly Baby is a favorite of celebrity moms from Anne Hathaway to Ayesha Curry. Elle and her husband and business partner, Jared, live in San Diego with their four children.

DEMI SKIPPER HIPSTER PINS Hi! I'm Demi. I'm the designer and owner of Hipster Pins, an enamel pin company which I created in 2016. What began as a pin company to promote women's rights and the future of women during the election season quickly grew into a company which has sold pins in every state in the US, as well as many countries abroad. Presently, Hipster Pins are sold online and in retail stores throughout the US, while also offering custom creations for your specific business or event.

DEMI SKIPPER
HIPSTER PINS

Hi! I'm Demi. I'm the designer and owner of Hipster Pins, an enamel pin company which I created in 2016. What began as a pin company to promote women's rights and the future of women during the election season quickly grew into a company which has sold pins in every state in the US, as well as many countries abroad. Presently, Hipster Pins are sold online and in retail stores throughout the US, while also offering custom creations for your specific business or event.

ELISABETH MCKNIGHT ELISABETH MCKNIGHT Elisabeth runs her lifestyle blog out of her family’s 700 square foot student apartment in Cambridge, Massachusetts where she share the joys (and struggles) of modern motherhood. Since 2012, Elisabeth has been helping women with motherhood tips, style ideas, and easy recipes. Whether they're looking for the cutest children's clothes or the best way to unwind after the kids are in bed, ElisabethMcKnight.com is the online destination for the modern mom. When she’s not behind the camera or the computer you can find Elisabeth dancing around the living room with her two toddlers, exploring Boston, or trying to sneak in a nap.

ELISABETH MCKNIGHT
ELISABETH MCKNIGHT

Elisabeth runs her lifestyle blog out of her family’s 700 square foot student apartment in Cambridge, Massachusetts where she share the joys (and struggles) of modern motherhood. Since 2012, Elisabeth has been helping women with motherhood tips, style ideas, and easy recipes. Whether they're looking for the cutest children's clothes or the best way to unwind after the kids are in bed, ElisabethMcKnight.com is the online destination for the modern mom. When she’s not behind the camera or the computer you can find Elisabeth dancing around the living room with her two toddlers, exploring Boston, or trying to sneak in a nap.

SUMMER BELLESSA THE GIRLS WITH GLASSES Summer Bellessa's all over the place. She's worked as a model, actor, clothing designer, and founded a national print publication. Today, she creates content as half of The Girls With Glasses, an art director/producer for film and photo shoots, as well as a writer for Babble.com. When she allowed her then 4 year old to dress her for a week, “Toddler Stylist” went viral, being featured on TheToday Show, The View, Buzzfeed and even landed her a Ted talk. Her crowning creation is her family. With husband, Kerry Bellessa, they raise their three rambunctious kiddos.

SUMMER BELLESSA
THE GIRLS WITH GLASSES

Summer Bellessa's all over the place. She's worked as a model, actor, clothing designer, and founded a national print publication. Today, she creates content as half of The Girls With Glasses, an art director/producer for film and photo shoots, as well as a writer for Babble.com. When she allowed her then 4 year old to dress her for a week, “Toddler Stylist” went viral, being featured on TheToday Show, The View, Buzzfeed and even landed her a Ted talk. Her crowning creation is her family. With husband, Kerry Bellessa, they raise their three rambunctious kiddos.

ALLI KOCH ALLI K DESIGNS Alli is the heart and hands behind Alli K Design located in Dallas. The soul purpose of her work is to not only create things  but to inspire others that they too can create beautiful things. Her persistent determination and hustle has helpd Alli K Design rapidly grow in less than three years. Examples of her success include painting murals across the US, her Podcast "Breakfast with Sis," and publishing her book "How to Draw Modern Florals." Alli thrives on good conversations, Chick-fil-A, being surrounded by cacti, and minimal designs.

ALLI KOCH
ALLI K DESIGNS

Alli is the heart and hands behind Alli K Design located in Dallas. The soul purpose of her work is to not only create things  but to inspire others that they too can create beautiful things. Her persistent determination and hustle has helpd Alli K Design rapidly grow in less than three years. Examples of her success include painting murals across the US, her Podcast "Breakfast with Sis," and publishing her book "How to Draw Modern Florals." Alli thrives on good conversations, Chick-fil-A, being surrounded by cacti, and minimal designs.

SAMANTHA ETTUS SAMANTHA ETTUS A world-renowned work-life fulfillment expert, Sam challenges you to examine your relationship with the most important aspects of your life. Tens of thousands of women have benefited from her paradigm for managing their lives. She helps us find that spark within and turn it into a fire. The bestselling author of five books, a writer for Forbes, an entrepreneur, a keynote speaker and a Harvard Business School alum, Sam appears regularly on national media outlets and spent four years hosting a nationally syndicated radio show. Her most recent book is The Pie Life: A Guilt-Free Recipe for Success and Satisfaction.

SAMANTHA ETTUS
SAMANTHA ETTUS

A world-renowned work-life fulfillment expert, Sam challenges you to examine your relationship with the most important aspects of your life. Tens of thousands of women have benefited from her paradigm for managing their lives. She helps us find that spark within and turn it into a fire. The bestselling author of five books, a writer for Forbes, an entrepreneur, a keynote speaker and a Harvard Business School alum, Sam appears regularly on national media outlets and spent four years hosting a nationally syndicated radio show. Her most recent book is The Pie Life: A Guilt-Free Recipe for Success and Satisfaction.

JAIME DERRINGER DESIGN MILK Jaime is Founder and Executive Editor of modern design blog Design Milk, which quickly became the "go-to" site for unique modern interiors, home furnishings, art and architecture and is now one of the most popular design blogs reaching millions of readers across the globe through various channels. In 2010 Jaime launched modern design blog Dog Milk to expose dog lovers to pet design that fits their uniquely modern sense of style. Her most recent venture, Adorn Milk, is an online shop devoted to architectural and statement jewelry.

JAIME DERRINGER
DESIGN MILK

Jaime is Founder and Executive Editor of modern design blog Design Milk, which quickly became the "go-to" site for unique modern interiors, home furnishings, art and architecture and is now one of the most popular design blogs reaching millions of readers across the globe through various channels. In 2010 Jaime launched modern design blog Dog Milk to expose dog lovers to pet design that fits their uniquely modern sense of style. Her most recent venture, Adorn Milk, is an online shop devoted to architectural and statement jewelry.

VICTORIA HUDGINS A SUBTLE REVELRY Victoria is founding editor of A Subtle Revelry since 2009, and author to Materially Crafted and 2 other published books. She's a lifestyle business digital course creator and a passionate lover of revelry in the everyday. She lives in Reno where she and her husband are renovating a crazy colorful and festive home along with her twin babies. Her work has been featured on The Today Show, inside Martha Stewart Magazine, Better Homes & Gardens, Elle Decor and more. She loves the internet and adores the ability it's given her to create her own lifestyle businesses at home.

VICTORIA HUDGINS
A SUBTLE REVELRY

Victoria is founding editor of A Subtle Revelry since 2009, and author to Materially Crafted and 2 other published books. She's a lifestyle business digital course creator and a passionate lover of revelry in the everyday. She lives in Reno where she and her husband are renovating a crazy colorful and festive home along with her twin babies. Her work has been featured on The Today Show, inside Martha Stewart Magazine, Better Homes & Gardens, Elle Decor and more. She loves the internet and adores the ability it's given her to create her own lifestyle businesses at home.

AMANDA KINGLOFF PROJECT KID Amanda is the founder of Project Kid and the former Lifestyle Director at Parents Magazine, where she oversaw all DIY content for the brand. Before joining Parents, Kingloff worked as a crafter and producer for lifestyle personality Katie Brown. She has written two craft books, posts fresh craft ideas weekly at Project Kid, designs sponsored content for brands, and regularly contributes to a multitude of national magazine publications. She lives with her husband and two children in Brooklyn, NY.

AMANDA KINGLOFF
PROJECT KID

Amanda is the founder of Project Kid and the former Lifestyle Director at Parents Magazine, where she oversaw all DIY content for the brand. Before joining Parents, Kingloff worked as a crafter and producer for lifestyle personality Katie Brown. She has written two craft books, posts fresh craft ideas weekly at Project Kid, designs sponsored content for brands, and regularly contributes to a multitude of national magazine publications. She lives with her husband and two children in Brooklyn, NY.

CAROLINE DRAKE ARMELLE Armelle Blog is a lifestyle blog about creating and living a beautiful life. Its mission is to inspire families and individuals to create and build lasting memories through well thought out meals, traveling and exploring new places together, and creating beautiful surroundings to have a special place to enjoy a happy and fulfilled life. Caroline has been writing Armelle Blog since 2007. She is a wife, and mother of three, and lives in the SLC area.

CAROLINE DRAKE
ARMELLE

Armelle Blog is a lifestyle blog about creating and living a beautiful life. Its mission is to inspire families and individuals to create and build lasting memories through well thought out meals, traveling and exploring new places together, and creating beautiful surroundings to have a special place to enjoy a happy and fulfilled life. Caroline has been writing Armelle Blog since 2007. She is a wife, and mother of three, and lives in the SLC area.

LIZ BOHANNON SSEKO DESIGNS Liz is the co-founder of Sseko Designs which is an ethical fashion brand that works to educate and empower women. By providing employment and educational opportunities, Sseko enables women to continue their education and become leaders in their country. Liz and the Sseko story has been featured in dozens of media outlets including: Vogue Magazine, Shark Tank, Good Morning America, O Magazine and others. Among other notable honors, Bloomberg Businessweek named Liz a social entrepreneur to watch, Forbes Magazine named her as a top public speaker, and John Maxwell named Liz one of the top three transformation leaders in America in 2017.

LIZ BOHANNON
SSEKO DESIGNS

Liz is the co-founder of Sseko Designs which is an ethical fashion brand that works to educate and empower women. By providing employment and educational opportunities, Sseko enables women to continue their education and become leaders in their country. Liz and the Sseko story has been featured in dozens of media outlets including: Vogue Magazine, Shark Tank, Good Morning America, O Magazine and others. Among other notable honors, Bloomberg Businessweek named Liz a social entrepreneur to watch, Forbes Magazine named her as a top public speaker, and John Maxwell named Liz one of the top three transformation leaders in America in 2017.

OLIVIA OMEGA OLIVIA OMEGA As an independent branding consultant, speaker and author focused on building entrepreneurial brands, Olivia is the author of Beautifully Branded: Understanding the Anatomy of Brand You. She encourages creative women to walk in their God-given entrepreneurial purpose by empowering them to create an authentically unique brand . . . from strategy to execution and through messaging, identity and branded online experiences, Olivia helps them dance to the beat of their own brand! Olivia loves dancing, disco balls, sewing, yoga, building a business at The Wallace Marketing Group with her husband and raising their three teenagers in Denver.

OLIVIA OMEGA
OLIVIA OMEGA

As an independent branding consultant, speaker and author focused on building entrepreneurial brands, Olivia is the author of Beautifully Branded: Understanding the Anatomy of Brand You. She encourages creative women to walk in their God-given entrepreneurial purpose by empowering them to create an authentically unique brand . . . from strategy to execution and through messaging, identity and branded online experiences, Olivia helps them dance to the beat of their own brand! Olivia loves dancing, disco balls, sewing, yoga, building a business at The Wallace Marketing Group with her husband and raising their three teenagers in Denver.

SUSIE BULLOCH HEY GRILL HEY Susie is a Guinness World Record holding griller (twice!), a local and national lifestyle television contributor, a KCBS certified BBQ judge, BBQ instructor, and self-published author. She built her BBQ food blog from nothing to a full time income for her and her husband in under 3 years. She believes in the power of defining your niche, narrowing your focus, and becoming an expert in your field. Oh, and smoked brisket. She definitley believes in the power of smoked brisket.

SUSIE BULLOCH
HEY GRILL HEY

Susie is a Guinness World Record holding griller (twice!), a local and national lifestyle television contributor, a KCBS certified BBQ judge, BBQ instructor, and self-published author. She built her BBQ food blog from nothing to a full time income for her and her husband in under 3 years. She believes in the power of defining your niche, narrowing your focus, and becoming an expert in your field. Oh, and smoked brisket. She definitley believes in the power of smoked brisket.

AMANDA GENTIS HANDMADE MOOD Amanda is a former elementary school teacher who followed a love of photography to a career as a family and children's photographer, which lead to Handmade Mood (fulfills the crafty needs) and Alamo City Moms Blog (fulfills the community needs). She counts among her lucky stars that she blogs for a living, her sassy 5 year old and her college sweetheart husband. A native Texan, Amanda grew up in fabulous Austin and calls cozy San Antonio home.

AMANDA GENTIS
HANDMADE MOOD

Amanda is a former elementary school teacher who followed a love of photography to a career as a family and children's photographer, which lead to Handmade Mood (fulfills the crafty needs) and Alamo City Moms Blog (fulfills the community needs). She counts among her lucky stars that she blogs for a living, her sassy 5 year old and her college sweetheart husband. A native Texan, Amanda grew up in fabulous Austin and calls cozy San Antonio home.

CARLY MORGAN CAMP CARLY Carly is a writer, photographer, and artist based in SLC. She's the voice behind Camp Carly, Ever Clever Mom, and Utah Kids 365. When she's not running her three blogs, her three kids are probably running her. Outside of her work, kids, and husband, there's nothing she enjoys more than a well-curated Instagram feed.   

CARLY MORGAN
CAMP CARLY

Carly is a writer, photographer, and artist based in SLC. She's the voice behind Camp Carly, Ever Clever Mom, and Utah Kids 365. When she's not running her three blogs, her three kids are probably running her. Outside of her work, kids, and husband, there's nothing she enjoys more than a well-curated Instagram feed. 

 

MIRANDA ANDERSON LIVE FREE CREATIVE Miranda is a maker, adventurer, creative mama, and the blogger behind Live Free Creative Company. She shares design ideas and inspiration to live a simple life with less stuff and more adventure, as well as DIY projects to inspire creativity. Her sweet husband and three wild kiddos fill up her life with joy, and continue to teach her about setting goals, making priorities, and believing that small moments and successes mean just as much as the big ones.

MIRANDA ANDERSON
LIVE FREE CREATIVE

Miranda is a maker, adventurer, creative mama, and the blogger behind Live Free Creative Company. She shares design ideas and inspiration to live a simple life with less stuff and more adventure, as well as DIY projects to inspire creativity. Her sweet husband and three wild kiddos fill up her life with joy, and continue to teach her about setting goals, making priorities, and believing that small moments and successes mean just as much as the big ones.

KELLY BEALL DESIGN CRUSH Kelly is the founder and editor of Design Crush, a freelance graphic designer and writer, and creator of the #365quotes2017 project on Instagram. Staying true to her less is more attitude, each post on the ten year old site is kept short and sweet as Kelly shares anything and everything with a minimal and modern aesthetic. She has ben featured on Elle Decor, Martha Stewart, and Dwell among other notable sites.

KELLY BEALL
DESIGN CRUSH

Kelly is the founder and editor of Design Crush, a freelance graphic designer and writer, and creator of the #365quotes2017 project on Instagram. Staying true to her less is more attitude, each post on the ten year old site is kept short and sweet as Kelly shares anything and everything with a minimal and modern aesthetic. She has ben featured on Elle Decor, Martha Stewart, and Dwell among other notable sites.

DE'ANA FIERCE THE MODELING STANDARD Effortless and Authentic: this is what De'Ana Fierce is all about. Sharing photography posing and on-camera confidence tips that help all women feel and look confident in front of the camera, De'Ana believes that everyone can look and feel awesome, authentically. As a professional online influencer and model with over 8 years of experience, her work exudes her motto: Igniting Inspiration in Every Woman to Express the Confidence they store inside.

DE'ANA FIERCE
THE MODELING STANDARD

Effortless and Authentic: this is what De'Ana Fierce is all about. Sharing photography posing and on-camera confidence tips that help all women feel and look confident in front of the camera, De'Ana believes that everyone can look and feel awesome, authentically. As a professional online influencer and model with over 8 years of experience, her work exudes her motto: Igniting Inspiration in Every Woman to Express the Confidence they store inside.

SARAH JAMES WHOORL Sarah is the author of Whoorl, a lifestyle blog with an emphasis on clean beauty, unfussy style, and a mindful approach to daily life. Over the past decade, Sarah has written about everything under the sun – with her finger on the pulse of the modern woman's lifestyle, she's happy to share her successes and challenges, and is open and authentic in bringing that conversation to the table. Sarah also co-hosts Selfie, a weekly podcast about self-care in the modern world.

SARAH JAMES
WHOORL

Sarah is the author of Whoorl, a lifestyle blog with an emphasis on clean beauty, unfussy style, and a mindful approach to daily life. Over the past decade, Sarah has written about everything under the sun – with her finger on the pulse of the modern woman's lifestyle, she's happy to share her successes and challenges, and is open and authentic in bringing that conversation to the table. Sarah also co-hosts Selfie, a weekly podcast about self-care in the modern world.

TAYLOR LOREN LATER Taylor leads marketing at Later.com, the #1 Instagram marketing platform. She loves helping people grow their own business through Instagram and blogging, and is passionate about empowering women in their careers. Taylor was named a LinkedIn Top Voice for marketing and social media in 2016, and awarded Best Startup Marketing in 2017 from the Canadian Association of Marketing Professionals. You can follow her adventures in marketing and travel on @taylor.loren + @localwan

TAYLOR LOREN
LATER

Taylor leads marketing at Later.com, the #1 Instagram marketing platform. She loves helping people grow their own business through Instagram and blogging, and is passionate about empowering women in their careers. Taylor was named a LinkedIn Top Voice for marketing and social media in 2016, and awarded Best Startup Marketing in 2017 from the Canadian Association of Marketing Professionals. You can follow her adventures in marketing and travel on @taylor.loren + @localwan

QUIANA AGBAI HARLEM LOVEBIRDS Since 2009 Quiana has been exploring young family life on her blog Harlem Lovebirds. A Wellesley College alum with 8 years of ad agency experience, Quiana took a leap of faith launching Trifecta Media Group, a consulting firm for small businesses with her NYC-based sisters. A certified Toastmaster, she has appeared on The Chew and The Dr. Oz Show discussing her passion of food and also enjoys traveling and reading when her 7-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son give her a break! In 2016 the Lovebirds returned to Boston where she and her husband first met 19 years ago as college sweethearts.

QUIANA AGBAI
HARLEM LOVEBIRDS

Since 2009 Quiana has been exploring young family life on her blog Harlem Lovebirds. A Wellesley College alum with 8 years of ad agency experience, Quiana took a leap of faith launching Trifecta Media Group, a consulting firm for small businesses with her NYC-based sisters. A certified Toastmaster, she has appeared on The Chew and The Dr. Oz Show discussing her passion of food and also enjoys traveling and reading when her 7-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son give her a break! In 2016 the Lovebirds returned to Boston where she and her husband first met 19 years ago as college sweethearts.

ILANA WILES MOMMY SHORTS Ilana is the creator of Mommy Shorts, an award winning Instagram account and parenting blog about raising daughters in NYC. She was just named on of Forbes's Top 10 Parenting Influencers, won 2017's Blogger of the Year at Mom 2.0 Summit and was nominated for a Shorty Award. Her account @mommyshorts was named Parents Magazine's #1 Instagram to follow. She's the author of "The Mommy Shorts Guide to Remarkably Average Parenting" and creator of the popular meme account @AverageParentProblems. 

ILANA WILES
MOMMY SHORTS

Ilana is the creator of Mommy Shorts, an award winning Instagram account and parenting blog about raising daughters in NYC. She was just named on of Forbes's Top 10 Parenting Influencers, won 2017's Blogger of the Year at Mom 2.0 Summit and was nominated for a Shorty Award. Her account @mommyshorts was named Parents Magazine's #1 Instagram to follow. She's the author of "The Mommy Shorts Guide to Remarkably Average Parenting" and creator of the popular meme account @AverageParentProblems

RACHEL NILSSON RAGS When finances were tight, Rachel started selling her kids' clothing on Instagram. She soon noticed that the stuff that was selling the fastest was the clothing that she had made herself, and that her unique designs had potential. From her style and voice, to her innovative designs, Rachel has built a loyal following and a multi-million dollar brand, doubling in size year over year. Rags has been featured on Shark Tank, worn by celeb tots, and been covered by top publications including Vogue. Her weekly drops of limited edition styles sell out in minutes. 

RACHEL NILSSON
RAGS

When finances were tight, Rachel started selling her kids' clothing on Instagram. She soon noticed that the stuff that was selling the fastest was the clothing that she had made herself, and that her unique designs had potential. From her style and voice, to her innovative designs, Rachel has built a loyal following and a multi-million dollar brand, doubling in size year over year. Rags has been featured on Shark Tank, worn by celeb tots, and been covered by top publications including Vogue. Her weekly drops of limited edition styles sell out in minutes. 

SAMANTHA BROXTON RAISING SELF Samantha is a global commercial bank VP for a Fortune 100 financial institution in Southern California. Personally, she's a hipster mom of two small children, a no-chill wife to her college sweetheart and a Bibliophile who reads about two books a month. When not in the office, she volunteers with organizations like Black Girls Code, freelances as a photographer, and in her "spare time," runs a natural hair and living site: Sisterlocked and overshares about her favorite books, marriage and #momlife on her blog RaisingSelf. She's passionate about social entrepreneurship, creativity, and storytelling. 

SAMANTHA BROXTON
RAISING SELF

Samantha is a global commercial bank VP for a Fortune 100 financial institution in Southern California. Personally, she's a hipster mom of two small children, a no-chill wife to her college sweetheart and a Bibliophile who reads about two books a month. When not in the office, she volunteers with organizations like Black Girls Code, freelances as a photographer, and in her "spare time," runs a natural hair and living site: Sisterlocked and overshares about her favorite books, marriage and #momlife on her blog RaisingSelf. She's passionate about social entrepreneurship, creativity, and storytelling. 

ALEX EVJEN AVE STYLES Deemed Business Insider and InStyle Magazine's Top Pinner, Alex has helped countless brands such as Target, Home Depot, and Anthropologie create digital content that keeps consumers wanting more and making products fly off the shelves. With her creative eye and her strategic mind, she excels at helping brands incorporate Pinterest into their overall digital strategy and use this powerful platform to anticipate every-changing consumer trends. In a sea of perfect squares and rectangles, she carefully balances transparency and beauty that connects with her audience and satisfies her clients.

ALEX EVJEN
AVE STYLES

Deemed Business Insider and InStyle Magazine's Top Pinner, Alex has helped countless brands such as Target, Home Depot, and Anthropologie create digital content that keeps consumers wanting more and making products fly off the shelves. With her creative eye and her strategic mind, she excels at helping brands incorporate Pinterest into their overall digital strategy and use this powerful platform to anticipate every-changing consumer trends. In a sea of perfect squares and rectangles, she carefully balances transparency and beauty that connects with her audience and satisfies her clients.

ALLISON MCDONALD NO TIME FOR FLASHCARDS Allison is passionate about making learning more fun for children and the adults who teach them. She believes that play is learning and reading is a basic need. Allison is the founder of No Time For Flash Cards a popular early childhood education blog, a graduate student, and co-author of the book Raising A Rock-Star Reader, published by Scholastic. When Allison is not creating lesson plans for preschoolers or messy art explorations for toddlers you can find her running (usually in the rain) or hanging out with her family in her yellow farmhouse on Bainbridge Island, Washington.

ALLISON MCDONALD
NO TIME FOR FLASHCARDS

Allison is passionate about making learning more fun for children and the adults who teach them. She believes that play is learning and reading is a basic need. Allison is the founder of No Time For Flash Cards a popular early childhood education blog, a graduate student, and co-author of the book Raising A Rock-Star Reader, published by Scholastic. When Allison is not creating lesson plans for preschoolers or messy art explorations for toddlers you can find her running (usually in the rain) or hanging out with her family in her yellow farmhouse on Bainbridge Island, Washington.

SARA DOWNEY ROBINSON RISE UP YOGA Sara is the Founder and President of Rise Up Yoga a 501(c)3 nonprofit that brings trauma-informated yoga into low-income public schools. She left her career in marketing to follow her real passion of helping underserved children and other vulnerable communities. She works with children and adults experiencing extreme poverty, food insecurity, homelessness, abuse and addiction. Sara also partners with A Stronger Cord and The Denver Rescue Mission to teach yoga for the New Life Program and works with children at The Denver Hospice Grief Center. 

SARA DOWNEY ROBINSON
RISE UP YOGA

Sara is the Founder and President of Rise Up Yoga a 501(c)3 nonprofit that brings trauma-informated yoga into low-income public schools. She left her career in marketing to follow her real passion of helping underserved children and other vulnerable communities. She works with children and adults experiencing extreme poverty, food insecurity, homelessness, abuse and addiction. Sara also partners with A Stronger Cord and The Denver Rescue Mission to teach yoga for the New Life Program and works with children at The Denver Hospice Grief Center. 

JANSSEN BRADSHAW EVERYDAY READING Janssen is the author of Everyday Reading, a family lifestyle blog for book-loving parents. A children's librarian turned mom to four little girls, she shares recommendations for picture books and books for grown-ups on her blog and Instagram so no one ever has to be stuck with a big pile of sub-par reading material. Everyday Reading also features ideas for family life, including home decor, meal ideas, travel tips, and personal style inspiration. Janssen and her husband live with their daughters in Phoenix where Janssen always has all their library cards maxed out.

JANSSEN BRADSHAW
EVERYDAY READING

Janssen is the author of Everyday Reading, a family lifestyle blog for book-loving parents. A children's librarian turned mom to four little girls, she shares recommendations for picture books and books for grown-ups on her blog and Instagram so no one ever has to be stuck with a big pile of sub-par reading material. Everyday Reading also features ideas for family life, including home decor, meal ideas, travel tips, and personal style inspiration. Janssen and her husband live with their daughters in Phoenix where Janssen always has all their library cards maxed out.

JANELLE REEVES JANELLE IN REAL LIFE Janelle began blogging in 2013 when, as a brand-new mom, she struggled finding fashion inspiration that she could afford and fit her new body type. Janelle in Real Life is now a blog that mixes fashion finds with some of her everyday life, including parenting a child with special needs. She prides herself on being real and honest in her blogging, giving truthful reviews and sharing the ups and downs of her experiences. She works part time in marketing and enjoys photography, online shopping, baking, and making new friends!

JANELLE REEVES
JANELLE IN REAL LIFE

Janelle began blogging in 2013 when, as a brand-new mom, she struggled finding fashion inspiration that she could afford and fit her new body type. Janelle in Real Life is now a blog that mixes fashion finds with some of her everyday life, including parenting a child with special needs. She prides herself on being real and honest in her blogging, giving truthful reviews and sharing the ups and downs of her experiences. She works part time in marketing and enjoys photography, online shopping, baking, and making new friends!

BETHANY TRAN WEFT AND WARP BRANDING As an entrepreneur, Bethany understands how hard it can be to talk to your customers effectively, simply because as a business owner, you're too close to your product. With 15 years of marketing experience, she works with business owners to help them simplify their business' story, while creating extremely effective marketing that turns browsers into buyers and customers into raving fans. She brews her own kombucha, thinks unicorns may actually exist, and finds coffee to be the fastest way to her heart.

BETHANY TRAN
WEFT AND WARP BRANDING

As an entrepreneur, Bethany understands how hard it can be to talk to your customers effectively, simply because as a business owner, you're too close to your product. With 15 years of marketing experience, she works with business owners to help them simplify their business' story, while creating extremely effective marketing that turns browsers into buyers and customers into raving fans. She brews her own kombucha, thinks unicorns may actually exist, and finds coffee to be the fastest way to her heart.

SARAH ROBERTS FRANKLY ENTERTAINING Sarah is a blogger at Frankly Entertaining and Handmade Mood. She is the wife of a genius engineer and a mom to six amazing kids. Sarah believes in the power of food to nurture and strengthen relationships. She's never met a carb she didn't love. Sarah has a degree in French, which she uses absolutely never (unless you count listening to French podcasts), while living the dream in small town Alaska!

SARAH ROBERTS
FRANKLY ENTERTAINING

Sarah is a blogger at Frankly Entertaining and Handmade Mood. She is the wife of a genius engineer and a mom to six amazing kids. Sarah believes in the power of food to nurture and strengthen relationships. She's never met a carb she didn't love. Sarah has a degree in French, which she uses absolutely never (unless you count listening to French podcasts), while living the dream in small town Alaska!

CYNDIE SPIEGEL THE COMMUNITY (OF US) Cyndie is a Brooklyn-based small business consultant, coach, and TEDx speaker. She is also the founder of The Collective (of Us), a small business accelerator for women and The Community (of Us), an online hub for conversation and change-making community. She is on a mission to empower 100,000 women to build BOLD businesses by the year 2020. Her straight talk and visionary perspective on creating women-owned businesses, overcoming imposter complex and embracing fear inspire women globally to build bold, profitable businesses. She is a sought-after speaker for creative conferences around the country and has been featured in Entrepreneur, Forbes, Glamour Magazine, Teen Vogue, and The Huffington Post.

CYNDIE SPIEGEL
THE COMMUNITY (OF US)

Cyndie is a Brooklyn-based small business consultant, coach, and TEDx speaker. She is also the founder of The Collective (of Us), a small business accelerator for women and The Community (of Us), an online hub for conversation and change-making community. She is on a mission to empower 100,000 women to build BOLD businesses by the year 2020. Her straight talk and visionary perspective on creating women-owned businesses, overcoming imposter complex and embracing fear inspire women globally to build bold, profitable businesses. She is a sought-after speaker for creative conferences around the country and has been featured in Entrepreneur, Forbes, Glamour Magazine, Teen Vogue, and The Huffington Post.

CASSANDRA RUSSELL THE ART JOURNALIST Self-care expert, Cassandra is a gifted speaker, published author, fine artist, blogger, psychic innovator and intuitive. Supermom to two tweens, she is also an award winning family studies scholar. She has been an entrepreneur for over 20 years, creating countless innovative projects. Her corporate marketing and design experience includes working with bigger brands like Bell, Revlon, Dr. Scholl's, Proctor and Gamble and many others.  As founder of The Art Journalist blog, she helps you become motivated to get the self-directed, joy filled, stress free life you desire. As a self-care expert, she helps you increase your wealth and well being by showing you how to design your own self-care practice. 

CASSANDRA RUSSELL
THE ART JOURNALIST

Self-care expert, Cassandra is a gifted speaker, published author, fine artist, blogger, psychic innovator and intuitive. Supermom to two tweens, she is also an award winning family studies scholar. She has been an entrepreneur for over 20 years, creating countless innovative projects. Her corporate marketing and design experience includes working with bigger brands like Bell, Revlon, Dr. Scholl's, Proctor and Gamble and many others.  As founder of The Art Journalist blog, she helps you become motivated to get the self-directed, joy filled, stress free life you desire. As a self-care expert, she helps you increase your wealth and well being by showing you how to design your own self-care practice. 

LIZ STANLEY SAY YES Say Yes is one of the leading family and women's lifestyle blogs for over a decade on the web, and continues to receive regular blogging awards in the categories of lifestyle, food, craft, and family topics. In addition to attracting avid readers worldwide, Say Yes also works with loyal household brands like Target, Martha Stewart, Home Depot, Coca-Cola, and Ford, who come back again and again for high quality photography and creative brand integration.

LIZ STANLEY
SAY YES

Say Yes is one of the leading family and women's lifestyle blogs for over a decade on the web, and continues to receive regular blogging awards in the categories of lifestyle, food, craft, and family topics. In addition to attracting avid readers worldwide, Say Yes also works with loyal household brands like Target, Martha Stewart, Home Depot, Coca-Cola, and Ford, who come back again and again for high quality photography and creative brand integration.

ISABEL KALLMAN FEED OUR DEMOCRACY Isabel  is the co-founder of Feed Our Democracy whose goal is to offer the inspiration and information necessary to turn each of us into citizen activists -- one event at a time.  FOD encourages people to expand their communities and uphold their ideals as they Meet, Eat and Activate. Isabel has been in the parenting social media space for a dozen years having founded Alpha Mom, an online pregnancy and parenting website. Isabel and Alpha Mom have been featured and recognized by leading national media such as USA Today, The Today Show, Good Morning America and Forbes. Alpha Mom won the Iris Award in 2017 for Best Parenting Website. Before launching Alpha Mom, Isabel spent a decade at a leading Wall Street firm working in international investment banking and equities where she worked on capital raisings for companies and advised some of the world’s largest mutual and pension funds on their portfolios. She also sits on the board of directors of The Dance Theatre of Harlem. She currently lives in Manhattan with her family.

ISABEL KALLMAN
FEED OUR DEMOCRACY

Isabel  is the co-founder of Feed Our Democracy whose goal is to offer the inspiration and information necessary to turn each of us into citizen activists -- one event at a time.  FOD encourages people to expand their communities and uphold their ideals as they Meet, Eat and Activate. Isabel has been in the parenting social media space for a dozen years having founded Alpha Mom, an online pregnancy and parenting website. Isabel and Alpha Mom have been featured and recognized by leading national media such as USA Today, The Today Show, Good Morning America and Forbes. Alpha Mom won the Iris Award in 2017 for Best Parenting Website. Before launching Alpha Mom, Isabel spent a decade at a leading Wall Street firm working in international investment banking and equities where she worked on capital raisings for companies and advised some of the world’s largest mutual and pension funds on their portfolios. She also sits on the board of directors of The Dance Theatre of Harlem. She currently lives in Manhattan with her family.

ALISON STIEFEL SHOPSTYLE Alison Stiefel is a seasoned marketing and e-commerce executive with over 20 years driving revenue and brand for leading retail businesses such as Sephora, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s, Serena & Lily, and Williams-Sonoma Inc. At Saks.com she led digital marketing and omnichannel efforts to drive revenue in the luxury space. Alison worked closely with the CMO to help establish the first zip code for shoes! During her tenure at Williams-Sonoma Inc. she launched their first personalized brand - Mark & Graham. Most recently at Sephora, Alison helped establish the Content & Campaigns team, lead social and influencer content strategies, as well as, oversaw Sephora's private label brand. She has been recognized for innovative digital marketing campaigns, creating best-in-class e-commerce platforms, building brand partnerships and content strategies.

ALISON STIEFEL
SHOPSTYLE

Alison Stiefel is a seasoned marketing and e-commerce executive with over 20 years driving revenue and brand for leading retail businesses such as Sephora, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s, Serena & Lily, and Williams-Sonoma Inc. At Saks.com she led digital marketing and omnichannel efforts to drive revenue in the luxury space. Alison worked closely with the CMO to help establish the first zip code for shoes! During her tenure at Williams-Sonoma Inc. she launched their first personalized brand - Mark & Graham. Most recently at Sephora, Alison helped establish the Content & Campaigns team, lead social and influencer content strategies, as well as, oversaw Sephora's private label brand. She has been recognized for innovative digital marketing campaigns, creating best-in-class e-commerce platforms, building brand partnerships and content strategies.

MARY HEFFERNAN FIVE MARYS FARMS Mary is a serial entrepreneur who has founded 16 different small businesses and is passionate about telling your story to grow and build a business. She and her family recently left a fast paced life in Silicon Valley to become full time cattle ranchers at Five Marys Farms where she sells their meats and ranch products direct to customers all over the US by connecting with them through social media. She's had successful brand partnerships with Carhartt, Verizon and Lowe's and recently opened a Farm Store and a new restaurant to showcase her product and brand and believes in working hard and telling the whole story to build a successful business.

MARY HEFFERNAN
FIVE MARYS FARMS

Mary is a serial entrepreneur who has founded 16 different small businesses and is passionate about telling your story to grow and build a business. She and her family recently left a fast paced life in Silicon Valley to become full time cattle ranchers at Five Marys Farms where she sells their meats and ranch products direct to customers all over the US by connecting with them through social media. She's had successful brand partnerships with Carhartt, Verizon and Lowe's and recently opened a Farm Store and a new restaurant to showcase her product and brand and believes in working hard and telling the whole story to build a successful business.