Luvvie Ajayi Awesomely Luvvie Luvvie Ajayi is a New York Times best-selling author, speaker and digital strategist who thrives at the intersection of comedy, technology and activism. A 13-year blogging veteran, she covers all things pop culture on her blog AwesomelyLuvvie.com. Her first book I’M JUDGING YOU: The Do Better Manual was released in September 2016, and was an instant best-seller. Luvvie is also the Executive Director of The Red Pump Project, a national nonprofit that raises awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls, using red shoes as a symbol of empowerment. She’s also an avid traveler and her love language is shoes.

Luvvie Ajayi
Awesomely Luvvie

Luvvie Ajayi is a New York Times best-selling author, speaker and digital strategist who thrives at the intersection of comedy, technology and activism. A 13-year blogging veteran, she covers all things pop culture on her blog AwesomelyLuvvie.com. Her first book I’M JUDGING YOU: The Do Better Manual was released in September 2016, and was an instant best-seller. Luvvie is also the Executive Director of The Red Pump Project, a national nonprofit that raises awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls, using red shoes as a symbol of empowerment. She’s also an avid traveler and her love language is shoes.

Sherry & John Petersik Young House Love Sherry and John Petersik are the married duo who chronicle their DIY and home improvement adventures on their blog Young House Love, which spawned two New York Times Best Selling books (Young House Love and Lovable Livable Home) as well as product lines sold by Target, Home Depot, and more. They live in Richmond, Virginia, with their two young children and a feisty Chihuahua named Burger.

Sherry & John Petersik
Young House Love

Sherry and John Petersik are the married duo who chronicle their DIY and home improvement adventures on their blog Young House Love, which spawned two New York Times Best Selling books (Young House Love and Lovable Livable Home) as well as product lines sold by Target, Home Depot, and more. They live in Richmond, Virginia, with their two young children and a feisty Chihuahua named Burger.

Darcy Miller Darcy Miller Author, illustrator, professional memory-keeper and confetti connoisseur, Darcy Miller is a leading celebrations expert, founder of Darcy Miller Designs and editor-at-large at Martha Stewart Weddings. She is the author and illustrator of CELEBRATE EVERYTHING!, in which she shares her tips, inspirations and favorite parties, and OUR WEDDING SCRAPBOOK. Known for her creativity, and distinctive drawings, Darcy is committed to making life a celebration. Though she’s worked on parties in every size, style and budget, her favorite fêtes are the ones she’s hosted for her husband and three daughters at home in New York City.

Darcy Miller
Darcy Miller

Author, illustrator, professional memory-keeper and confetti connoisseur, Darcy Miller is a leading celebrations expert, founder of Darcy Miller Designs and editor-at-large at Martha Stewart Weddings. She is the author and illustrator of CELEBRATE EVERYTHING!, in which she shares her tips, inspirations and favorite parties, and OUR WEDDING SCRAPBOOK. Known for her creativity, and distinctive drawings, Darcy is committed to making life a celebration. Though she’s worked on parties in every size, style and budget, her favorite fêtes are the ones she’s hosted for her husband and three daughters at home in New York City.

Bruno Bornsztein Curbly Bruno Bornsztein is a home-improvement enthusiast who learned how to tackle DIY projects with the help of the web. He launched Curbly in 2006 to help explore the creative side of home decor and foster a community of people who love where they live.

Bruno Bornsztein
Curbly

Bruno Bornsztein is a home-improvement enthusiast who learned how to tackle DIY projects with the help of the web. He launched Curbly in 2006 to help explore the creative side of home decor and foster a community of people who love where they live.

Kelly Beall Design Crush Kelly Beall's day-to-day life plays out as editor of Design Crush, freelance graphic designer, and creative consultant. Every art, design, and lifestyle post is kept short and sweet, showing off anything and everything with a minimal and modern aesthetic. Kelly has been featured on Elle Decor, Martha Stewart, and Dwell among other notable sites.

Kelly Beall
Design Crush

Kelly Beall's day-to-day life plays out as editor of Design Crush, freelance graphic designer, and creative consultant. Every art, design, and lifestyle post is kept short and sweet, showing off anything and everything with a minimal and modern aesthetic. Kelly has been featured on Elle Decor, Martha Stewart, and Dwell among other notable sites.

Denise Cortes Pearmama Denise Cortes is a 40-something Southern California-based writer and artist. Since 2006, she has been sharing her life as a mother raising six children, an artist creating beautiful diy spaces in her home and celebrating Mexican-American culture on her lifestyle blog, Pearmama.

Denise Cortes
Pearmama

Denise Cortes is a 40-something Southern California-based writer and artist. Since 2006, she has been sharing her life as a mother raising six children, an artist creating beautiful diy spaces in her home and celebrating Mexican-American culture on her lifestyle blog, Pearmama.

Jordan Ferney Oh Happy Day Jordan Ferney is  the founder and editor at Oh Happy Day, a design and lifestyle blog known for it's original and fun DIY projects and party ideas. Jordan has been featured in Time Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, Sunset Magazine, Martha Stewart Living Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Budget Living, and Anthology Magazine. Jordan likes to spend time taking pictures in her vintage photobooth and hanging with her family in San Francisco.

Jordan Ferney
Oh Happy Day

Jordan Ferney is  the founder and editor at Oh Happy Day, a design and lifestyle blog known for it's original and fun DIY projects and party ideas. Jordan has been featured in Time Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, Sunset Magazine, Martha Stewart Living Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Budget Living, and Anthology Magazine. Jordan likes to spend time taking pictures in her vintage photobooth and hanging with her family in San Francisco.

Liz Stanley Say Yes Liz is founder and editor of the award winning womens and family lifestyle site, Say Yes. She was born and raised a New Yorker but now is perfectly happy to call the fairytale city of San Francisco home with her husband and two children. Her and her team's work has been featured by Martha Stewart, Real Simple, Parents Magazine, the Huffington Post, with full print features in the San Francisco Chronicle, Pregnancy and Newborn magazine, and documentary features on A&E and Hulu. She partners with a variety of design focused lifestyle home brands like Target, Adobe, Home Depot, and West Elm. Previous work includes founding Minted's lifestyle site, Julep and writing for Apartment Therapy.

Liz Stanley
Say Yes

Liz is founder and editor of the award winning womens and family lifestyle site, Say Yes. She was born and raised a New Yorker but now is perfectly happy to call the fairytale city of San Francisco home with her husband and two children. Her and her team's work has been featured by Martha Stewart, Real Simple, Parents Magazine, the Huffington Post, with full print features in the San Francisco Chronicle, Pregnancy and Newborn magazine, and documentary features on A&E and Hulu. She partners with a variety of design focused lifestyle home brands like Target, Adobe, Home Depot, and West Elm. Previous work includes founding Minted's lifestyle site, Julep and writing for Apartment Therapy.

Alison Faulkner The Alison Show Alison Faulkner of The Alison Show has made a career doing whatever she feels like doing. But it always involves finding ways to feel awesome and help others feel awesome too. Alison is a branding and events expert with a highly engaged online community. She hosts all-female dance parties, writes, speaks to large groups, and teaches workshops and online courses. Alison also runs a digital download and party swag shop called Party with Alison and hosts a podcast with her music producer hubby called Awesome with Alison. She believes in love, dancing inappropriately, and putting your own name in lights.

Alison Faulkner
The Alison Show

Alison Faulkner of The Alison Show has made a career doing whatever she feels like doing. But it always involves finding ways to feel awesome and help others feel awesome too. Alison is a branding and events expert with a highly engaged online community. She hosts all-female dance parties, writes, speaks to large groups, and teaches workshops and online courses. Alison also runs a digital download and party swag shop called Party with Alison and hosts a podcast with her music producer hubby called Awesome with Alison. She believes in love, dancing inappropriately, and putting your own name in lights.

Jane Mosbacher Morris To the Market Jane is the CEO and founder of TO THE MARKET, a socially-inspired business that promotes goods made by and stories told by survivors of abuse, conflict, and disease. TO THE MARKET works to economically empower survivors in over 25 countries through artisan enterprise and is rapidly expanding its survivor network, as well as its retail partnerships.  TO THE MARKET has been featured in platforms like Glamour, People StyleWatch, Fox and Friends, and Elle.  Jane holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, a MBA from Columbia Business School, and is thrilled to be married to Nate Morris of Kentucky.

Jane Mosbacher Morris
To the Market

Jane is the CEO and founder of TO THE MARKET, a socially-inspired business that promotes goods made by and stories told by survivors of abuse, conflict, and disease. TO THE MARKET works to economically empower survivors in over 25 countries through artisan enterprise and is rapidly expanding its survivor network, as well as its retail partnerships.  TO THE MARKET has been featured in platforms like Glamour, People StyleWatch, Fox and Friends, and Elle.  Jane holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, a MBA from Columbia Business School, and is thrilled to be married to Nate Morris of Kentucky.

Susan Petersen Freshly Picked In 2009 Susan designed and sewed the first baby moccasins and put them on her blog and Etsy shop. From there the company took off. It is now a leading baby lifestyle company, with over 6,000 percent revenue growth over the past three years. In 2015, Freshly Picked became the first woman-owned company to be named the number one fastest growing company in Utah Valley. Susan has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur,  Bloomberg Business and on her favorite moms and dads at the park. The company was also recognized as having the highest revenue growth percentage to date. Leading in social engagement and community, Freshly Picked’s million social media followers love celebrating the shared experiences of parenthood with the brand. From the first step, to the next step, Freshly Picked aims to be there for every step.

Susan Petersen
Freshly Picked

In 2009 Susan designed and sewed the first baby moccasins and put them on her blog and Etsy shop. From there the company took off. It is now a leading baby lifestyle company, with over 6,000 percent revenue growth over the past three years. In 2015, Freshly Picked became the first woman-owned company to be named the number one fastest growing company in Utah Valley. Susan has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur,  Bloomberg Business and on her favorite moms and dads at the park. The company was also recognized as having the highest revenue growth percentage to date. Leading in social engagement and community, Freshly Picked’s million social media followers love celebrating the shared experiences of parenthood with the brand. From the first step, to the next step, Freshly Picked aims to be there for every step.

Elle Rowley Solly Baby Wrap Elle Rowley is the owner and CEO of Solly Baby, a luxurious babywearing company designed to provide added comfort and flexibility those first few months with baby. Elle started her business in 2011, inspired by the idea of making a fashion-forward, wrap-style carrier to use with her second baby. Through the use of social media and naptime, Solly Baby has grown to become a multi-million dollar, internationally recognized and distributed brand. Elle lives in San Diego with her business partner and husband, Jared, and their three, soon to be four, little ones.

Elle Rowley
Solly Baby Wrap

Elle Rowley is the owner and CEO of Solly Baby, a luxurious babywearing company designed to provide added comfort and flexibility those first few months with baby. Elle started her business in 2011, inspired by the idea of making a fashion-forward, wrap-style carrier to use with her second baby. Through the use of social media and naptime, Solly Baby has grown to become a multi-million dollar, internationally recognized and distributed brand. Elle lives in San Diego with her business partner and husband, Jared, and their three, soon to be four, little ones.

Christiane Lemieux Lemieux Et Cie Christiane Lemieux is a design entrepreneur. She is Founder of the new lifestyle brand LEMIEUX et CIE and Co-Founder of Cloth and Company. Prior to starting her new company, Christiane was the Founder of DwellStudio. Wayfair, the world’s largest online home furnishings retailer, purchased DwellStudio in 2013. Christiane also served as Creative Director at Wayfair until late 2015 when she chose to exit to start her new brand. Lemieux authored her first book to critical acclaim in 2011, titled Undecorate. Random House/Clarkson Potter published Christiane’s second book titled “the Finer Things” in September 2016. Recently, Christiane entered the television space as Co-Host and judge on “Ellen’s Design Challenge” - a furniture design competition show on HGTV. Lemieux was recently selected as one of Fortune’s 2012 'Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs.’ Christiane is a graduate of Parsons School of Design and Queen’s University in Canada. Lemieux resides in New York City with her husband and two children.

Christiane Lemieux
Lemieux Et Cie

Christiane Lemieux is a design entrepreneur. She is Founder of the new lifestyle brand LEMIEUX et CIE and Co-Founder of Cloth and Company. Prior to starting her new company, Christiane was the Founder of DwellStudio. Wayfair, the world’s largest online home furnishings retailer, purchased DwellStudio in 2013. Christiane also served as Creative Director at Wayfair until late 2015 when she chose to exit to start her new brand. Lemieux authored her first book to critical acclaim in 2011, titled Undecorate. Random House/Clarkson Potter published Christiane’s second book titled “the Finer Things” in September 2016. Recently, Christiane entered the television space as Co-Host and judge on “Ellen’s Design Challenge” - a furniture design competition show on HGTV. Lemieux was recently selected as one of Fortune’s 2012 'Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs.’ Christiane is a graduate of Parsons School of Design and Queen’s University in Canada. Lemieux resides in New York City with her husband and two children.

Chauncea Carothers Chauncea.com  Chauncea is a full time entrepreneur, creative thinker, visionary, public speaker and sought after Marketing, Branding and Events expert who is experiencing a rapid ascent in the fashion industry. She is the Co-Founder/Managing Partner of International Brand Development Firm, The Fount Group as well as her independent platform. In a brief period, Chauncėa has already amassed over a decade of work experience and has earned two bachelors degrees from Marymount University. Chauncėa has the rare gift of adding a fresh perspective to any project. Her seamless, cutting edge and passionate approach to projects has caused her name to gain rapid recognition as a young woman of greatness and an industry leader on the rise.  

Chauncea Carothers
Chauncea.com 

Chauncea is a full time entrepreneur, creative thinker, visionary, public speaker and sought after Marketing, Branding and Events expert who is experiencing a rapid ascent in the fashion industry.
She is the Co-Founder/Managing Partner of International Brand Development Firm, The Fount Group as well as her independent platform. In a brief period, Chauncėa has already amassed over a decade of work experience and has earned two bachelors degrees from Marymount University.
Chauncėa has the rare gift of adding a fresh perspective to any project. Her seamless, cutting edge and passionate approach to projects has caused her name to gain rapid recognition as a young woman of greatness and an industry leader on the rise.
 

Jaime Derringer Design Milk Jaime Derringer is Founder and Executive Editor of modern design website Design Milk, which quickly became the “go-to” site for unique modern interiors, home furnishings, art & architecture and is now one of the most popular design sites reaching millions of readers across the globe through various channels. She also runs modern design blog Dog Milk and an online shop, Adorn Milk, devoted to architectural and statement jewelry.  In addition, Jaime has been noted as an expert on design trends, and speaks about design, blogging and social media. She dreams of designing textiles and having enough free time to enjoy some of her favorite things—reading, drawing and making music. She lives in Southern California with her husband, daughter and their lazy dog.

Jaime Derringer
Design Milk

Jaime Derringer is Founder and Executive Editor of modern design website Design Milk, which quickly became the “go-to” site for unique modern interiors, home furnishings, art & architecture and is now one of the most popular design sites reaching millions of readers across the globe through various channels. She also runs modern design blog Dog Milk and an online shop, Adorn Milk, devoted to architectural and statement jewelry.  In addition, Jaime has been noted as an expert on design trends, and speaks about design, blogging and social media. She dreams of designing textiles and having enough free time to enjoy some of her favorite things—reading, drawing and making music. She lives in Southern California with her husband, daughter and their lazy dog.

Rachel Faucett Handmade Charlotte Rachel Faucett founded Handmade Charlotte alongside her husband and 5 incredible children. The self taught designer has launched collections with Anthropologie, Pottery Barn, Plaid Enterprises, and Faber Castell. Handmade Charlotte's hundreds of craft supplies + kits can be found in Walmart, Hobby Lobby, JoAnn Stores, AC Moore, Michaels Stores, and more. Their work has been featured in numerous print & online publications and recognized as leaders in the industry. The Handmade Charlotte Workshop has worked with the largest brands in the world to create inventive live events, highly engaged campaigns, and interactive video. Rachel absolutely loves Alt Summit! She looks forward to giving high fives and having a blast this year!

Rachel Faucett
Handmade Charlotte

Rachel Faucett founded Handmade Charlotte alongside her husband and 5 incredible children. The self taught designer has launched collections with Anthropologie, Pottery Barn, Plaid Enterprises, and Faber Castell. Handmade Charlotte's hundreds of craft supplies + kits can be found in Walmart, Hobby Lobby, JoAnn Stores, AC Moore, Michaels Stores, and more. Their work has been featured in numerous print & online publications and recognized as leaders in the industry. The Handmade Charlotte Workshop has worked with the largest brands in the world to create inventive live events, highly engaged campaigns, and interactive video. Rachel absolutely loves Alt Summit! She looks forward to giving high fives and having a blast this year!

Jeanetta Gonzales Jeanetta Gonzales/Art & Design Los Angeles-based designer, artist and coach, Jeanetta Gonzales, spreads joy through a variety of creative means. Her multidisciplinary studio specializes in surface pattern design, lettering and graphic design. Jeanetta can also be found teaching at local art colleges, giving art demos and creative talks on Periscope and providing guidance, accountability and support to artists bringing out their true self expression. She has been featured on sites such as Domino.com, The Jungalow and Print and Pattern Blog and is the co-founder of the Persicope show and Facebook community for commercial artists, Heart 2 Art Talk.

Jeanetta Gonzales
Jeanetta Gonzales/Art & Design

Los Angeles-based designer, artist and coach, Jeanetta Gonzales, spreads joy through a variety of creative means. Her multidisciplinary studio specializes in surface pattern design, lettering and graphic design. Jeanetta can also be found teaching at local art colleges, giving art demos and creative talks on Periscope and providing guidance, accountability and support to artists bringing out their true self expression. She has been featured on sites such as Domino.com, The Jungalow and Print and Pattern Blog and is the co-founder of the Persicope show and Facebook community for commercial artists, Heart 2 Art Talk.

Meg Keene A Practical Wedding Meg Keene is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of A Practical Wedding, which started as a blogspot account on her kitchen table, and is now the top independently held wedding publication in the world. Meg has published two (creatively named) books: A Practical Wedding, and A Practical Wedding Planner, both top sellers on the wedding bookshelf. Meg's work has been referenced in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and NPR. It's also showed up on sites like Jezebel, Feministing, Refinery 29, and The Hairpin. In summer of 2017, she will be helming the launch of The Compact, a feminist lifestyle publication for women in their (gasp) 30s. She currently resides in the Oakland, CA with her family.

Meg Keene
A Practical Wedding

Meg Keene is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of A Practical Wedding, which started as a blogspot account on her kitchen table, and is now the top independently held wedding publication in the world. Meg has published two (creatively named) books: A Practical Wedding, and A Practical Wedding Planner, both top sellers on the wedding bookshelf. Meg's work has been referenced in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and NPR. It's also showed up on sites like Jezebel, Feministing, Refinery 29, and The Hairpin. In summer of 2017, she will be helming the launch of The Compact, a feminist lifestyle publication for women in their (gasp) 30s. She currently resides in the Oakland, CA with her family.

Becki Crosby Whippy Cake Becki Crosby is a professional stylist turned self-confidence promoter. Her popular blog, Whippy Cake, offers beauty and style tutorials, paired with motivational messages and advice, showing you how to be 100% happy by being 100% you—no apologies needed. After developing her own business for 7+ years, Becki has turned her attention to you—the up-and-coming #GirlBoss

Becki Crosby
Whippy Cake

Becki Crosby is a professional stylist turned self-confidence promoter. Her popular blog, Whippy Cake, offers beauty and style tutorials, paired with motivational messages and advice, showing you how to be 100% happy by being 100% you—no apologies needed. After developing her own business for 7+ years, Becki has turned her attention to you—the up-and-coming #GirlBoss

De'Ana Fierce The Modeling Standard De'Ana Fierce is a girl power enthusiast who learned how to express her authentic self in her photographs. De'Ana believes that every blogger is a model and should have confidence, pose and personality in their photographs. De'Ana is the founder of The Modeling Standard blog where she helps bloggers express their authentic selves in their photos.

De'Ana Fierce
The Modeling Standard

De'Ana Fierce is a girl power enthusiast who learned how to express her authentic self in her photographs. De'Ana believes that every blogger is a model and should have confidence, pose and personality in their photographs. De'Ana is the founder of The Modeling Standard blog where she helps bloggers express their authentic selves in their photos.

Rachel Singleton Pencil Shaving Studio Color-loving graphic designer & interior stylist Rachel Shingleton is on a personal mission to banish the beige. At Pencil Shavings Studio, she writes about decor, personal style and design through the lens of rainbow-colored glasses. Rachel has been designing logos, paper goods, and products for over ten years and has had successful collaborations with Nordstrom, The Limited, Jill Rosenwald and more in addition to contributing regularly at Better Homes & Gardens.

Rachel Singleton
Pencil Shaving Studio

Color-loving graphic designer & interior stylist Rachel Shingleton is on a personal mission to banish the beige. At Pencil Shavings Studio, she writes about decor, personal style and design through the lens of rainbow-colored glasses. Rachel has been designing logos, paper goods, and products for over ten years and has had successful collaborations with Nordstrom, The Limited, Jill Rosenwald and more in addition to contributing regularly at Better Homes & Gardens.

Amanda Gentis Handmade Mood Amanda is co-founder of DIY blog Handmade Mood, owns a boutique family portrait studio, and is the Events Specialist for Alamo City Moms Blog where she regularly coordinates events for 400+!  With work featured by Martha Stewart, Pottery Barn Teen + Kids, Huffington Post, Travel and Leisure, Better Homes and Gardens, Real Simple and more, Amanda’s biggest passion has become connecting online relationships to IRL communities of support and action. She lives in San Antonio,  TX with her #HurricaneVivi and husband and retreats to the beach as often as possible.

Amanda Gentis
Handmade Mood

Amanda is co-founder of DIY blog Handmade Mood, owns a boutique family portrait studio, and is the Events Specialist for Alamo City Moms Blog where she regularly coordinates events for 400+!  With work featured by Martha Stewart, Pottery Barn Teen + Kids, Huffington Post, Travel and Leisure, Better Homes and Gardens, Real Simple and more, Amanda’s biggest passion has become connecting online relationships to IRL communities of support and action. She lives in San Antonio,  TX with her #HurricaneVivi and husband and retreats to the beach as often as possible.

Sarah Roberts Handmade Mood Sarah Roberts was born and raised in Nova Scotia. She earned her BA in French, and has lived in France, Florida (working for Walt Disney World), Utah and Texas.  She recently moved to Alaska and is soaking up every bit of adventure that she can! Sarah loves being a wife  and stay-at-home-mom to her six kids. You can find her in the kitchen doing what she loves most: baking, throwing parties and developing recipes. Sarah blogs at Handmade Mood and Frankly Entertaining, where her specialties are food, thinking big, and finding answers.

Sarah Roberts
Handmade Mood

Sarah Roberts was born and raised in Nova Scotia. She earned her BA in French, and has lived in France, Florida (working for Walt Disney World), Utah and Texas.  She recently moved to Alaska and is soaking up every bit of adventure that she can! Sarah loves being a wife  and stay-at-home-mom to her six kids. You can find her in the kitchen doing what she loves most: baking, throwing parties and developing recipes. Sarah blogs at Handmade Mood and Frankly Entertaining, where her specialties are food, thinking big, and finding answers.

Maya Elious MayaElious  Maya Elious is a branding strategist, coach and speaker that teaches creative business owners how to create magnetic content and irresistible products that will get them noticed and paid online. She is the content curator behind MayaElious.com where she shares hundreds of blog posts and resources for solopreneurs looking for clarity and strategy to build a purposeful and profitable online brand. When she’s not helping her clients build a digital empire, she can be found binge watching shows on Netflix & Hulu.

Maya Elious
MayaElious 

Maya Elious is a branding strategist, coach and speaker that teaches creative business owners how to create magnetic content and irresistible products that will get them noticed and paid online. She is the content curator behind MayaElious.com where she shares hundreds of blog posts and resources for solopreneurs looking for clarity and strategy to build a purposeful and profitable online brand. When she’s not helping her clients build a digital empire, she can be found binge watching shows on Netflix & Hulu.

Janssen Bradshaw Everyday Reading  Janssen Bradshaw is the author of Everyday Reading, a family lifestyle blog for book-loving parents. A children's librarian turned mom to three 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, Arizona where Janssen always has all their library cards maxed out.

Janssen Bradshaw
Everyday Reading 

Janssen Bradshaw is the author of Everyday Reading, a family lifestyle blog for book-loving parents. A children's librarian turned mom to three 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, Arizona where Janssen always has all their library cards maxed out.

Nanette Wong Nanette Wong Nanette leads social media marketing strategy at tech startup PicsArt. Previously, she focused on social growth hacking for small businesses. In her spare time, she is a freelance lifestyle photographer and has been featured on sites such as Food52, Sugar & Cloth, Houzz, and Instagram. She is also the founder and editor of Cultural Chromatics (www.culturalchromatics.com), a lifestyle blog focused on food + travel, and is a regular contributor to sites like Design Milk and Brit + Co. She is based in San Francisco is (understandably) obsessed with her two dogs and carbs.

Nanette Wong
Nanette Wong

Nanette leads social media marketing strategy at tech startup PicsArt. Previously, she focused on social growth hacking for small businesses. In her spare time, she is a freelance lifestyle photographer and has been featured on sites such as Food52, Sugar & Cloth, Houzz, and Instagram. She is also the founder and editor of Cultural Chromatics (www.culturalchromatics.com), a lifestyle blog focused on food + travel, and is a regular contributor to sites like Design Milk and Brit + Co. She is based in San Francisco is (understandably) obsessed with her two dogs and carbs.

Miranda Anderson One Little Minute Miranda Anderson is a designer, maker, and creative lifestyle blogger living in Austin, Texas. Her work has been featured across the web on Apartment Therapy, Babble, Makezine, Design Mom, Glitter Guide and more. As much as she loves creating things, she loves her husband and three wild children even more and spends as much time exploring the outdoors and going on adventures with them as possible. She also hosts regular craft and sewing workshops in Austin. Navy blue, desert landscapes, brass hardware and street tacos make her weak in the knees. Catch up with her at onelittleminuteblog.com.

Miranda Anderson
One Little Minute

Miranda Anderson is a designer, maker, and creative lifestyle blogger living in Austin, Texas. Her work has been featured across the web on Apartment Therapy, Babble, Makezine, Design Mom, Glitter Guide and more. As much as she loves creating things, she loves her husband and three wild children even more and spends as much time exploring the outdoors and going on adventures with them as possible. She also hosts regular craft and sewing workshops in Austin. Navy blue, desert landscapes, brass hardware and street tacos make her weak in the knees. Catch up with her at onelittleminuteblog.com.

Monica Lee XO Monica Lee Monica Lee is an artist and creative mentor. She is the founder and host of Smart Creative Women Podcast. Smart Creative Women was listed in Inc.com 5 Best Podcasts for Women Entrepreneurs.  She has illustrated live from the runway during London Fashion Week. Her love of all things feminine can be seen in her current work on canvas. As a mentor, Monica helps other creatives find their personal voices through a unique visual coaching technique that draws out an individual aesthetic in everyone.

Monica Lee
XO Monica Lee

Monica Lee is an artist and creative mentor. She is the founder and host of Smart Creative Women Podcast. Smart Creative Women was listed in Inc.com 5 Best Podcasts for Women Entrepreneurs.  She has illustrated live from the runway during London Fashion Week. Her love of all things feminine can be seen in her current work on canvas. As a mentor, Monica helps other creatives find their personal voices through a unique visual coaching technique that draws out an individual aesthetic in everyone.

Emmily Jones Gatherist Gatherist is a planning and design company specializing in weddings and community focused events for creatives. Owner Emmily Jones is a detail-driven, type-A personality whose dreams are made up of well-organized details, spreadsheets, timelines, and budgets. When she’s not imagining perfect execution of logistics, she’s envisioning linen combinations, overgrown floral, and the perfect lighting scheme. Her design aesthetic is minimal, intentional, and natural.

Emmily Jones
Gatherist

Gatherist is a planning and design company specializing in weddings and community focused events for creatives. Owner Emmily Jones is a detail-driven, type-A personality whose dreams are made up of well-organized details, spreadsheets, timelines, and budgets. When she’s not imagining perfect execution of logistics, she’s envisioning linen combinations, overgrown floral, and the perfect lighting scheme. Her design aesthetic is minimal, intentional, and natural.

Chatoya Antwine Creative Colab Chatoya Antwine is the creator and mastermind behind Creative CoLAB where she helps entrepreneurs and creatives shift their creative mindset and get to the next level in business. With her virtual members only community she enjoys teaching entrepreneurs how to build successful and profitable businesses and how to make their business their new 9 to 5. She really wants to see all women win, hence her motto “To the top we go.”  Chatoya is also a self-published author of the Shift Your Creative Mindset Journal and she has been featured in Rolling Out, Black Enterprise, The Michigan Chronicle, The Chicago Defender, Empire Life Magazine, and many other media outlets. 

Chatoya Antwine
Creative Colab

Chatoya Antwine is the creator and mastermind behind Creative CoLAB where she helps entrepreneurs and creatives shift their creative mindset and get to the next level in business. With her virtual members only community she enjoys teaching entrepreneurs how to build successful and profitable businesses and how to make their business their new 9 to 5. She really wants to see all women win, hence her motto “To the top we go.”  Chatoya is also a self-published author of the Shift Your Creative Mindset Journal and she has been featured in Rolling Out, Black Enterprise, The Michigan Chronicle, The Chicago Defender, Empire Life Magazine, and many other media outlets. 

Natasha Martin Violet Tinder Studios  Natasha is a color-loving photographer with a passion for bringing joy and a fresh perspective to the images she creates. She's also the founder of Violet Tinder Studios- a creative studio specializing in high-impact photos for brands + businesses. She lives in Southern California with her family + has never met a salty snack food she doesn't like.

Natasha Martin
Violet Tinder Studios 

Natasha is a color-loving photographer with a passion for bringing joy and a fresh perspective to the images she creates. She's also the founder of Violet Tinder Studios- a creative studio specializing in high-impact photos for brands + businesses. She lives in Southern California with her family + has never met a salty snack food she doesn't like.

Megan Tsang Megan Tsang  Meg is a wedding and lifestyle photographer based in San Francisco and New York. Her work has been published on Style Me Pretty, Design Love Fest, Trouve Magazine, 100 Layer Cake and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is also the photo editor for internationally acclaimed photographers and spends a third of the year traveling. 

Megan Tsang
Megan Tsang 

Meg is a wedding and lifestyle photographer based in San Francisco and New York. Her work has been published on Style Me Pretty, Design Love Fest, Trouve Magazine, 100 Layer Cake and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is also the photo editor for internationally acclaimed photographers and spends a third of the year traveling. 

Mallory Whitfield Miss Malaprop Mallory Whitfield has been blogging at MissMalaprop.com since 2006. Throughout her journey as a creative entrepreneur, Mallory has worn many hats, including blogger, visual artist, upcycled clothing creator, performance artist, jewelry designer, craft show vendor, creative strategist, speaker, teacher and consultant to other small business owners. By day, she specializes in SEO, social media, and content marketing as Content Analyst at FSC Interactive, a top digital marketing agency in New Orleans. In 2016, she was honored to be included in the 19th class of Gambit’s 40 Under 40, which salutes the brightest innovators, artists and professionals in New Orleans.

Mallory Whitfield
Miss Malaprop

Mallory Whitfield has been blogging at MissMalaprop.com since 2006. Throughout her journey as a creative entrepreneur, Mallory has worn many hats, including blogger, visual artist, upcycled clothing creator, performance artist, jewelry designer, craft show vendor, creative strategist, speaker, teacher and consultant to other small business owners. By day, she specializes in SEO, social media, and content marketing as Content Analyst at FSC Interactive, a top digital marketing agency in New Orleans. In 2016, she was honored to be included in the 19th class of Gambit’s 40 Under 40, which salutes the brightest innovators, artists and professionals in New Orleans.

Jennifer Priest Just JP Jennifer Priest is the chief creativity evangelist at jenniferppriest.com, sharing a love of DIY in a practical, modern way. She enjoys clean recipes, clever projects, and witty jokes — everyone loves a good laugh! Jennifer lives in Southern California with her multi-cultural family plus a clan of cats and two dogs. During the day, she runs an influencer marketing consulting firm with a prestigious client list in the craft and hobby industry. She is extremely passionate about connecting influencers with brands, developing digital marketing strategy, and managing social media marketing programs for creative businesses, both large and small.

Jennifer Priest
Just JP

Jennifer Priest is the chief creativity evangelist at jenniferppriest.com, sharing a love of DIY in a practical, modern way. She enjoys clean recipes, clever projects, and witty jokes — everyone loves a good laugh! Jennifer lives in Southern California with her multi-cultural family plus a clan of cats and two dogs. During the day, she runs an influencer marketing consulting firm with a prestigious client list in the craft and hobby industry. She is extremely passionate about connecting influencers with brands, developing digital marketing strategy, and managing social media marketing programs for creative businesses, both large and small.

Camille Whiting Friday We're in Love Camille Whiting is a digital strategy consultant and author of Friday We're in Love, a lifestyle blog with a focus on creative dates, and building memories and family relationships. She has an MBA with a marketing emphasis and spent years as an agency marketer helping some of the top Fortune 500 companies in the world make digital decisions. She now utilizes these skills running her own business and consulting for others. Camille is a self proclaimed marketing nerd, a marathon runner, and founder of the popular quarterly AZ Blogger Meetup. She’s been featured by the Huffington Post, Women's Day, as an alumni spotlight for BYU’s The Universe, in the Arizona Republic and named in many “Top 10 Dating Resources” lists.

Camille Whiting
Friday We're in Love

Camille Whiting is a digital strategy consultant and author of Friday We're in Love, a lifestyle blog with a focus on creative dates, and building memories and family relationships. She has an MBA with a marketing emphasis and spent years as an agency marketer helping some of the top Fortune 500 companies in the world make digital decisions. She now utilizes these skills running her own business and consulting for others. Camille is a self proclaimed marketing nerd, a marathon runner, and founder of the popular quarterly AZ Blogger Meetup. She’s been featured by the Huffington Post, Women's Day, as an alumni spotlight for BYU’s The Universe, in the Arizona Republic and named in many “Top 10 Dating Resources” lists.

Ana Dziengel Babble Dabble Do Ana Dziengel is an architect, award winning furniture designer, and blogger. In 2012 Ana left behind an architecture career to be a SAHM, professional crafter, amateur scientist, and impromtu art teacher to her three children. Her blog Babble Dabble Do focuses on connecting families through creative projects. Ana also loves making videos! In addition to her passion for making viral videos she has developed video content for PBS Parents and moonlights at her husband’s production company Make My Day: Visions. Together they are developing a video course for bloggers in 2017.

Ana Dziengel
Babble Dabble Do

Ana Dziengel is an architect, award winning furniture designer, and blogger. In 2012 Ana left behind an architecture career to be a SAHM, professional crafter, amateur scientist, and impromtu art teacher to her three children. Her blog Babble Dabble Do focuses on connecting families through creative projects. Ana also loves making videos! In addition to her passion for making viral videos she has developed video content for PBS Parents and moonlights at her husband’s production company Make My Day: Visions. Together they are developing a video course for bloggers in 2017.

Ashley Crouch Appleseed Communications Ashley Crouch is the founder of Appleseed Communications, a PR company that helps female entrepreneurs get the media attention they deserve. She has worked with best-selling authors, CEOs of multimillion dollar companies, TEDx speakers, and more. She has helped clients get featured on hundreds of outlets, reach over 100 countries, or grow their web traffic by 720%. Ashley was on the founding team for the "first no photoshop fashion magazine," Verily. She landed the publication 180 media features in 8 months. Her new online course, Master the Media, teaches entrepreneurs how to get noticed... at a fraction of the cost.

Ashley Crouch
Appleseed Communications

Ashley Crouch is the founder of Appleseed Communications, a PR company that helps female entrepreneurs get the media attention they deserve. She has worked with best-selling authors, CEOs of multimillion dollar companies, TEDx speakers, and more. She has helped clients get featured on hundreds of outlets, reach over 100 countries, or grow their web traffic by 720%. Ashley was on the founding team for the "first no photoshop fashion magazine," Verily. She landed the publication 180 media features in 8 months. Her new online course, Master the Media, teaches entrepreneurs how to get noticed... at a fraction of the cost.

Meri Cherry Meri Cherry Meri Cherry (yes, that's her real name) is a blogger, art studio owner and entrepreneur sharing arts, crafts and family in Los Angeles, California.  Meri specializes in process based art for kids.  Moms, educators and caretakers from all over the world turn to her blog mericherry.com for art tips and accessible and enriching art activities for children and families.  Meri is a mom of two girls, Gigi and Diana.

Meri Cherry
Meri Cherry

Meri Cherry (yes, that's her real name) is a blogger, art studio owner and entrepreneur sharing arts, crafts and family in Los Angeles, California.  Meri specializes in process based art for kids.  Moms, educators and caretakers from all over the world turn to her blog mericherry.com for art tips and accessible and enriching art activities for children and families.  Meri is a mom of two girls, Gigi and Diana.

Jadah Sellner Jadah Sellner   Jadah Sellner is an author, international keynote speaker, poet, and the creator of the Mentorship Lab™ & Build Your Challenge course. Jadah is also the co-author & co-founder of Simple Green Smoothies, which has been featured on The Doctors TV show, Oprah's O Magazine, Target and the Wall Street Journal. Since 2009, Jadah has started 3 businesses and now helps creative CEO’s, visionary entrepreneurs and social change companies build communities with love, impact & world-changing ideas at jadahsellner.com. When Jadah’s not blending spinach, you can catch her reading Shel Silverstein poems at the dinner table. Jadah lives in the San Francisco bay area with her husband, daughter, and their little “chiweenie” dog, Clementine.

Jadah Sellner
Jadah Sellner
 

Jadah Sellner is an author, international keynote speaker, poet, and the creator of the Mentorship Lab™ & Build Your Challenge course. Jadah is also the co-author & co-founder of Simple Green Smoothies, which has been featured on The Doctors TV show, Oprah's O Magazine, Target and the Wall Street Journal. Since 2009, Jadah has started 3 businesses and now helps creative CEO’s, visionary entrepreneurs and social change companies build communities with love, impact & world-changing ideas at jadahsellner.com. When Jadah’s not blending spinach, you can catch her reading Shel Silverstein poems at the dinner table. Jadah lives in the San Francisco bay area with her husband, daughter, and their little “chiweenie” dog, Clementine.

Jeran McConnel Oleander and Palm Jeran is a modern maker and the creator of Oleander and Palm. Her focus is Simple California Living, designing and making livable spaces that incorporate vintage finds, handmade pieces and global inspiration. She loves helping people find attainable beauty in the lives they live. Her creativity and industriousness were honed through years of living in third world countries that challenged her to find novel solutions for creating livable spaces. A former educator and mother of three, Jeran has settled in sunny California, where her skills and styles are evolving in exciting new ways!

Jeran McConnel
Oleander and Palm

Jeran is a modern maker and the creator of Oleander and Palm. Her focus is Simple California Living, designing and making livable spaces that incorporate vintage finds, handmade pieces and global inspiration. She loves helping people find attainable beauty in the lives they live. Her creativity and industriousness were honed through years of living in third world countries that challenged her to find novel solutions for creating livable spaces. A former educator and mother of three, Jeran has settled in sunny California, where her skills and styles are evolving in exciting new ways!

Ekene Onu Refresh with Ekene Ekene defines reinvention. Five years ago she went through her own revolution, left a career in healthcare and went back to study organizational & change leadership at Georgetown University. She also is certified in emotional intelligence and trained in appreciative inquiry and leadership development. She currently runs a leadership training & performance coaching consultancy through which she works with private clients & organizations, coaching, leading workshops and retreats. She spoken at various events from the US to South Africa. She was named as one of the 100 most influential women in Nigeria, was a 2016 UN Women Empower women Global Champion.

Ekene Onu
Refresh with Ekene

Ekene defines reinvention. Five years ago she went through her own revolution, left a career in healthcare and went back to study organizational & change leadership at Georgetown University. She also is certified in emotional intelligence and trained in appreciative inquiry and leadership development. She currently runs a leadership training & performance coaching consultancy through which she works with private clients & organizations, coaching, leading workshops and retreats. She spoken at various events from the US to South Africa. She was named as one of the 100 most influential women in Nigeria, was a 2016 UN Women Empower women Global Champion.

Bethel Nathan Elevate by Bethel After years of working on Wall Street around the globe, and helping to run her family’s business, Bethel Nathan built Ceremonies by Bethel - and in just seven and a half years, she went from new in the wedding industry to having officiated over 730 weddings.  Then she joined with her husband to launch a nationwide business providing products and services to those wanting someone personal to officiate for them. Now, via Elevate by Bethel, Bethel offers business coaching, speaking, and training, out of the desire to help others achieve their own business success, whatever that may be for them.

Bethel Nathan
Elevate by Bethel

After years of working on Wall Street around the globe, and helping to run her family’s business, Bethel Nathan built Ceremonies by Bethel - and in just seven and a half years, she went from new in the wedding industry to having officiated over 730 weddings.  Then she joined with her husband to launch a nationwide business providing products and services to those wanting someone personal to officiate for them. Now, via Elevate by Bethel, Bethel offers business coaching, speaking, and training, out of the desire to help others achieve their own business success, whatever that may be for them.

Amanda Schreyer Amanda Schreyer Amanda is a media, marketing, and intellectual property attorney representing digital influencers, marketers, and other creative people and their businesses. She provides a wide range of legal services related to online and offline endeavors, including contract negotiations, copyright and trademark protection and enforcement, and general business advice.  Amanda also writes and lectures on a number of topics relating to her law practice.

Amanda Schreyer
Amanda Schreyer

Amanda is a media, marketing, and intellectual property attorney representing digital influencers, marketers, and other creative people and their businesses. She provides a wide range of legal services related to online and offline endeavors, including contract negotiations, copyright and trademark protection and enforcement, and general business advice.  Amanda also writes and lectures on a number of topics relating to her law practice.

Laurel Stavros A Bubbly Life Laurel Stavros is the creator & editor of the blog, A Bubbly Life. She shares modern DIYs, effortless entertaining tips & delicious cocktails all with a heavy dose of sparkle.  Laurel has partnered with brands like Coca Cola, Cold Stone Creamery, MARS, Patrón, Target & Shutterfly  and creates content for other websites like Pottery Barn Teen and Momtastic. Laurel resides in Arizona with the loves of her lives: her husband, Nick, their two darling girls, and their twin boxer bulldog mixes (also girls.) Nick is quite outnumbered, but doesn’t seem to mind. You can find Laurel either DIY-ing, wine-ing, thrifting, or buying another pair of shoes at any given moment.

Laurel Stavros
A Bubbly Life

Laurel Stavros is the creator & editor of the blog, A Bubbly Life. She shares modern DIYs, effortless entertaining tips & delicious cocktails all with a heavy dose of sparkle.  Laurel has partnered with brands like Coca Cola, Cold Stone Creamery, MARS, Patrón, Target & Shutterfly  and creates content for other websites like Pottery Barn Teen and Momtastic. Laurel resides in Arizona with the loves of her lives: her husband, Nick, their two darling girls, and their twin boxer bulldog mixes (also girls.) Nick is quite outnumbered, but doesn’t seem to mind. You can find Laurel either DIY-ing, wine-ing, thrifting, or buying another pair of shoes at any given moment.

Maddie Eisenhart A Practical Wedding Maddie is the Chief Revenue Officer at A Practical Wedding: the country's largest independent online wedding publisher, and one of the only places you'll find weddings and feminism intersect. She has a degree from NYU in Entertainment and Mass Media and now spends a significant amount of time thinking about internet trends and the future of feminist television. A Maine native, she now lives on a pony farm in the Bay Area with her husband and their mastiff, Gaia. Current hair color: Silver-ish.

Maddie Eisenhart
A Practical Wedding

Maddie is the Chief Revenue Officer at A Practical Wedding: the country's largest independent online wedding publisher, and one of the only places you'll find weddings and feminism intersect. She has a degree from NYU in Entertainment and Mass Media and now spends a significant amount of time thinking about internet trends and the future of feminist television. A Maine native, she now lives on a pony farm in the Bay Area with her husband and their mastiff, Gaia. Current hair color: Silver-ish.

Elisabeth McKnight Elisabeth McKnight Sharing the struggles + joys of modern motherhood and teaching bloggers how to monetize + grow their audience. Creamy bokeh, freshly baked bread, and New England autumns are the way to her heart. When Elisabeth's not behind the camera or the computer, she's tickling two babies and dreaming up their next adventure.  She's never met a cookie or google analytic she didn't like.

Elisabeth McKnight
Elisabeth McKnight

Sharing the struggles + joys of modern motherhood and teaching bloggers how to monetize + grow their audience. Creamy bokeh, freshly baked bread, and New England autumns are the way to her heart. When Elisabeth's not behind the camera or the computer, she's tickling two babies and dreaming up their next adventure.  She's never met a cookie or google analytic she didn't like.

Erin Baynham Upgrade Your Influence Erin Baynham is the host of the Upgrade Your Influence Podcast, an audio show that discusses goal setting and strategy for content creators. She also curates the Upgrade Your Influence Power Letters, a biweekly email with tips and tutorials for influencers. She geeks out on media kit creation and strategy. As a veteran blogger, Erin has been featured on Today, Elle, Essence, Jet and other publications. By day, she is the social media manager for Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). She resides in Baltimore with her husband and two children.

Erin Baynham
Upgrade Your Influence

Erin Baynham is the host of the Upgrade Your Influence Podcast, an audio show that discusses goal setting and strategy for content creators. She also curates the Upgrade Your Influence Power Letters, a biweekly email with tips and tutorials for influencers. She geeks out on media kit creation and strategy. As a veteran blogger, Erin has been featured on Today, Elle, Essence, Jet and other publications. By day, she is the social media manager for Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). She resides in Baltimore with her husband and two children.

Alex Evjen AVE Styles Alex Evjen is a stylist turned lifestyle blogger and influencer with almost one million followers. She started AVE Styles in 2010 living in Phoenix, Arizona, and chronicling her journey into the fashion industry from the least likely of places. After becoming a Pinterest sensation overnight, her fashion dreams came true in the unexpected way of social media. Alex has been featured in InStyle, Glamour Magazine and Huffington Post and has styled for top companies such as Coca-Cola, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom. She now shares her soul and eye for beauty in all things home, beauty, fashion and motherhood on AVEstyles.com.

Alex Evjen
AVE Styles

Alex Evjen is a stylist turned lifestyle blogger and influencer with almost one million followers. She started AVE Styles in 2010 living in Phoenix, Arizona, and chronicling her journey into the fashion industry from the least likely of places. After becoming a Pinterest sensation overnight, her fashion dreams came true in the unexpected way of social media. Alex has been featured in InStyle, Glamour Magazine and Huffington Post and has styled for top companies such as Coca-Cola, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom. She now shares her soul and eye for beauty in all things home, beauty, fashion and motherhood on AVEstyles.com.

Chaitra Radhakrishnan PinkPot I am Chaitra, the creative geek behind PinkPot, a design + photography studio for creative entrepreneurs.  With over 4 years of experience web design & development in the software industry, I started my own design studio in 2015. Photography developed as a passion on the side and now I run a stock photography shop for business owners. I thrive on helping entrepreneurs create a beautiful and effective online presence through design and photography. Living in Seattle, I spend my days either coding my way through the web, capturing beautiful moments of life on my lens or laughing away with my geeky husband over a cup of coffee!

Chaitra Radhakrishnan
PinkPot

I am Chaitra, the creative geek behind PinkPot, a design + photography studio for creative entrepreneurs.  With over 4 years of experience web design & development in the software industry, I started my own design studio in 2015. Photography developed as a passion on the side and now I run a stock photography shop for business owners. I thrive on helping entrepreneurs create a beautiful and effective online presence through design and photography. Living in Seattle, I spend my days either coding my way through the web, capturing beautiful moments of life on my lens or laughing away with my geeky husband over a cup of coffee!

Heidi Yarger Spitfiregirl Creative Director, Designer, Speaker and Mom of two toe-heads, Heidi is a petite design dynamo with a not-so-secret superpower for creating compelling and memorable designs that resonate. When she's not chasing her kids or looking for the best chai, Heidi is leading Spitfiregirl - a collaborative design studio specializing in branding, identity, packaging, and custom websites for emerging and established brands...from wedding professionals, fashion and beauty insiders, to the hottest restaurateur, kid’s line or luxury resort. She is passionate about sharing her expertise with fellow creative entrepreneurs and small businesses to improve their digital brand, through Personalized Brand & SEO Website Audits, and One-on-One Consulting.

Heidi Yarger
Spitfiregirl

Creative Director, Designer, Speaker and Mom of two toe-heads, Heidi is a petite design dynamo with a not-so-secret superpower for creating compelling and memorable designs that resonate. When she's not chasing her kids or looking for the best chai, Heidi is leading Spitfiregirl - a collaborative design studio specializing in branding, identity, packaging, and custom websites for emerging and established brands...from wedding professionals, fashion and beauty insiders, to the hottest restaurateur, kid’s line or luxury resort. She is passionate about sharing her expertise with fellow creative entrepreneurs and small businesses to improve their digital brand, through Personalized Brand & SEO Website Audits, and One-on-One Consulting.

Cori Spieker The Reset Girl I am a passionate lifelong planner girl, inspiring thousands of other planner enthusiasts on my Instagram and YouTube channels with my photos, tips, encouraging messages and how to videos. I am the creator and hostess of the ListersGottaList challenge on Instagram, a creative activity that over 15,000 people participate in each month. In addition, my new husband and I are accidental entrepreneurs, running The Reset Girl Shop together and supplying the planner community with beautiful and original planner stickers and decorating kits that make planning a form of creative expression. Encouraging women to use their creative gifts is my passion.

Cori Spieker
The Reset Girl

I am a passionate lifelong planner girl, inspiring thousands of other planner enthusiasts on my Instagram and YouTube channels with my photos, tips, encouraging messages and how to videos. I am the creator and hostess of the ListersGottaList challenge on Instagram, a creative activity that over 15,000 people participate in each month. In addition, my new husband and I are accidental entrepreneurs, running The Reset Girl Shop together and supplying the planner community with beautiful and original planner stickers and decorating kits that make planning a form of creative expression. Encouraging women to use their creative gifts is my passion.

Melissa Bahen Lulu the Baker Melissa is the creator of the blog Lulu the Baker, where she writes about simple food and modern country life. She also writes regularly for Better Homes & Gardens' Style Spotters blog, and Minted's lifestyle blog, Julep. She's been featured in numerous print and online publications, including Taproot Magazine, Better Homes & Gardens, Mollie Makes, and Sweet Paul. Her new book, Scandinavian Gatherings: From Afternoon Fika to Midsummer Feast, features recipes and crafts for everyday celebrations. She lives in the Oregon countryside with her husband, four children, two bunnies, seven chickens, and six beehives.

Melissa Bahen
Lulu the Baker

Melissa is the creator of the blog Lulu the Baker, where she writes about simple food and modern country life. She also writes regularly for Better Homes & Gardens' Style Spotters blog, and Minted's lifestyle blog, Julep. She's been featured in numerous print and online publications, including Taproot Magazine, Better Homes & Gardens, Mollie Makes, and Sweet Paul. Her new book, Scandinavian Gatherings: From Afternoon Fika to Midsummer Feast, features recipes and crafts for everyday celebrations. She lives in the Oregon countryside with her husband, four children, two bunnies, seven chickens, and six beehives.

Natashia McLean Canary Jane My name is Natashia, but you may know me by my blog, Canary Jane. I love making stuff! Creativity, for me, is a form of expression that drives me through life. My blog documents the shenanigans of a mom with four kids who is a blogger, a published illustrator, and a social media guru. I do freelance work for businesses like creating stop animations, logos, and other illustrations. I published my first coloring book last December. To top it off, I have an Etsy shop where I sell my prints. While my dreams have shifted through life, they are based on the fact that I love having a career using my creative talents!

Natashia McLean
Canary Jane

My name is Natashia, but you may know me by my blog, Canary Jane. I love making stuff! Creativity, for me, is a form of expression that drives me through life. My blog documents the shenanigans of a mom with four kids who is a blogger, a published illustrator, and a social media guru. I do freelance work for businesses like creating stop animations, logos, and other illustrations. I published my first coloring book last December. To top it off, I have an Etsy shop where I sell my prints. While my dreams have shifted through life, they are based on the fact that I love having a career using my creative talents!

Nycia Emerson Inspired Events & Designs Nycia Emerson is the owner of Inspired Events and Designs, an Event Planning & Interior Styling boutique in Austin, TX.  She is also the founder of She Inspires, an organization that brings women together in a creative setting, to link arms and be encouraged.  Nycia has been featured on blogs such as Style Me Pretty, Wedding Chicks and many others.  She loves; interior design, lovely tablescapes, weddings, flowers, wine, coffee, and road trips with her husband and two boys, that include big bags of gummy bears. She believes that we are surrounded with inspiration daily, and we should grab a hold of it and let it bring us complete Joy.

Nycia Emerson
Inspired Events & Designs

Nycia Emerson is the owner of Inspired Events and Designs, an Event Planning & Interior Styling boutique in Austin, TX.  She is also the founder of She Inspires, an organization that brings women together in a creative setting, to link arms and be encouraged.  Nycia has been featured on blogs such as Style Me Pretty, Wedding Chicks and many others.  She loves; interior design, lovely tablescapes, weddings, flowers, wine, coffee, and road trips with her husband and two boys, that include big bags of gummy bears. She believes that we are surrounded with inspiration daily, and we should grab a hold of it and let it bring us complete Joy.

Corrine Stoke Mint Arrow A Southern California resident, fashion, beauty and mommy blogger Corrine Stokoe is the “dealaholic” behind the blog Mint Arrow. Corrine's blog highlights the affordable side of fashion while prioritizing style and quality.  A powerhouse influencer in the fashion, beauty and baby space, Corrine's readers are addicted to her deals and recommendations, often selling out items immediately after they’re featured on her blog or social media. She's been recognized by both RewardStyle and Shopstyle as a top 10 performer within their affiliate networks. A couple of her "pinch me" blogging moments have included traveling to Rwanda with Kate Spade to bring awareness to their "on purpose" label, and being featured in Pregnancy & Newborn magazine as a "baby gear expert." Corrine lives in Southern California by the beach with her husband and two little girls.

Corrine Stoke
Mint Arrow

A Southern California resident, fashion, beauty and mommy blogger Corrine Stokoe is the “dealaholic” behind the blog Mint Arrow. Corrine's blog highlights the affordable side of fashion while prioritizing style and quality.  A powerhouse influencer in the fashion, beauty and baby space, Corrine's readers are addicted to her deals and recommendations, often selling out items immediately after they’re featured on her blog or social media. She's been recognized by both RewardStyle and Shopstyle as a top 10 performer within their affiliate networks. A couple of her "pinch me" blogging moments have included traveling to Rwanda with Kate Spade to bring awareness to their "on purpose" label, and being featured in Pregnancy & Newborn magazine as a "baby gear expert." Corrine lives in Southern California by the beach with her husband and two little girls.

Nicki Sizemore Nicki Sizemore Nicki Sizemore is a recipe developer, video host and cooking instructor.  She’s passionate about helping busy people get homemade (and delicious!) meals on the table any night of the week.  She publishes a blog called From Scratch Fast, featuring meals that can be made from scratch in under an hour, and she’s the author of The Food Processor Family Cookbook. As a writer and media personality, Nicki has worked with brands such as Fine Cooking, Taste of Home, Parents, AllRecipes, Handmade TV, Comté Cheese Association, Craftsy and Vitamix, among others. When she’s not cooking, she’s chasing after her two small girls.  She lives in New York’s Hudson Valley.

Nicki Sizemore
Nicki Sizemore

Nicki Sizemore is a recipe developer, video host and cooking instructor.  She’s passionate about helping busy people get homemade (and delicious!) meals on the table any night of the week.  She publishes a blog called From Scratch Fast, featuring meals that can be made from scratch in under an hour, and she’s the author of The Food Processor Family Cookbook. As a writer and media personality, Nicki has worked with brands such as Fine Cooking, Taste of Home, Parents, AllRecipes, Handmade TV, Comté Cheese Association, Craftsy and Vitamix, among others. When she’s not cooking, she’s chasing after her two small girls.  She lives in New York’s Hudson Valley.

Jamie Dorobek C.R.A.F.T. Jamie is a DIY enthusiast, lover of fried okra, and founder of  C.R.A.F.T., a nifty little acronym for CreatingReallyAwesomeFunThings.com. Jamie has taught DIY classes at Home Depot, IKEA, and Michaels. After having two kids in two years, she wrote a book dedicated to crafting with kids with recycled materials. When she is not creating something really awesome, Jamie can be found eating tacos and/or enjoying the outdoors with her husband and kids in Austin, TX.

Jamie Dorobek
C.R.A.F.T.

Jamie is a DIY enthusiast, lover of fried okra, and founder of  C.R.A.F.T., a nifty little acronym for CreatingReallyAwesomeFunThings.com. Jamie has taught DIY classes at Home Depot, IKEA, and Michaels. After having two kids in two years, she wrote a book dedicated to crafting with kids with recycled materials. When she is not creating something really awesome, Jamie can be found eating tacos and/or enjoying the outdoors with her husband and kids in Austin, TX.

Davon Hatchett Robinson The Bubbleista Self-described as “The Pied Piper of Champagne,” Davon is the Founder & CEO (Chief Effervescent Officer) of The Bubbleista, a champagne-inspired lifestyle site focused on infusing everyday life with effervescent experiences. A Wine & Spirits Education Level-2 certified bubbly enthusiast, Davon hosts fun, interactive tasting events; plans luxe small group wine travel; and tries convincing as many people as possible that champagne should be sipped every day. In 2017 she’s expanding her champagne empire by launching a bubbly-themed products line. Davon also likes to compete in cooking contests; work with creative entrepreneurs as an attorney; and buck the status quo.  

Davon Hatchett Robinson
The Bubbleista

Self-described as “The Pied Piper of Champagne,” Davon is the Founder & CEO (Chief Effervescent Officer) of The Bubbleista, a champagne-inspired lifestyle site focused on infusing everyday life with effervescent experiences. A Wine & Spirits Education Level-2 certified bubbly enthusiast, Davon hosts fun, interactive tasting events; plans luxe small group wine travel; and tries convincing as many people as possible that champagne should be sipped every day. In 2017 she’s expanding her champagne empire by launching a bubbly-themed products line. Davon also likes to compete in cooking contests; work with creative entrepreneurs as an attorney; and buck the status quo.

 

Marisa Cummings Creative Thursday L.A. based creative, Marisa Cummings is an artist, author, designer and series host. What started out as a small intention to be more creative one day a week while working a 9 to 5 job…is now the art, book and web interview series that is Creative Thursday. Passionate about encouraging others, Marisa also speaks, consults and teaches on two of her favorite subjects creativity and business. Her art sells worldwide and can be found in her own online boutique as well as select galleries and shops including Pottery Barn Kids, Urban Outfitters, Land of Nod, Target and Papyrus. This year she has been energized and inspired to start painting larger, while also growing and supporting our creative community with new opportunities and possibilities! Marisa is one of 3 artist friends who just opened a working studio and gallery space in Los Angeles called The Party.

Marisa Cummings
Creative Thursday

L.A. based creative, Marisa Cummings is an artist, author, designer and series host. What started out as a small intention to be more creative one day a week while working a 9 to 5 job…is now the art, book and web interview series that is Creative Thursday.
Passionate about encouraging others, Marisa also speaks, consults and teaches on two of her favorite subjects creativity and business. Her art sells worldwide and can be found in her own online boutique as well as select galleries and shops including Pottery Barn Kids, Urban Outfitters, Land of Nod, Target and Papyrus. This year she has been energized and inspired to start painting larger, while also growing and supporting our creative community with new opportunities and possibilities! Marisa is one of 3 artist friends who just opened a working studio and gallery space in Los Angeles called The Party.

Anne Weil Flax & Twine Anne Weil is the creative voice behind Flax & Twine. A lover of beautiful things, she designs knit and crochet patterns and craft DIYs for the modern maker. Anne's first book, Knitting Without Needles (Potter Craft) was released in 2015. She is currently working on her second book due out in 2018. You’ll usually find Anne in her sunny Denver, CO studio relishing small, joyful making moments.

Anne Weil
Flax & Twine

Anne Weil is the creative voice behind Flax & Twine. A lover of beautiful things, she designs knit and crochet patterns and craft DIYs for the modern maker. Anne's first book, Knitting Without Needles (Potter Craft) was released in 2015. She is currently working on her second book due out in 2018. You’ll usually find Anne in her sunny Denver, CO studio relishing small, joyful making moments.

 Robin Catalano Robin Writer Robin Catalano knows that stories sell, and she's on a mission to help businesses large and small tell their unique story, increase audience engagement, and drive revenue. Prior to launching her own creative-content crafting and consulting business, Robin was the Managing Editor of Digital & Social Media for The Annie Selke Companies. Under her guidance, the company grew a following of more than .5 million engaged fans across social platforms and the Fresh American Style blog. She holds an MA in English, has worked as a journalist and editor of 350+ fiction and nonfiction books, and speaks frequently at conferences/workshops.

 Robin Catalano
Robin Writer

Robin Catalano knows that stories sell, and she's on a mission to help businesses large and small tell their unique story, increase audience engagement, and drive revenue. Prior to launching her own creative-content crafting and consulting business, Robin was the Managing Editor of Digital & Social Media for The Annie Selke Companies. Under her guidance, the company grew a following of more than .5 million engaged fans across social platforms and the Fresh American Style blog. She holds an MA in English, has worked as a journalist and editor of 350+ fiction and nonfiction books, and speaks frequently at conferences/workshops.

Adrienne Robideaux Animal Cracker Studio Design obsessed and searching for connection, Adrienne began blogging in 2013 after attending her first Alt Summit on a whim with no idea what would come next. Emboldened by blogging and inspired by her own experience sharing a 1,700 square feet home with seven kids, she returned to school to formally study design, and has since started her own interiors business focusing on functional, beautiful, and practical family homes. Adrienne is a list-maker, compliment giver, and recovering perfectionist who always has more ideas than time. She has guest posted for Wayfair and Land of Nod.

Adrienne Robideaux
Animal Cracker Studio

Design obsessed and searching for connection, Adrienne began blogging in 2013 after attending her first Alt Summit on a whim with no idea what would come next. Emboldened by blogging and inspired by her own experience sharing a 1,700 square feet home with seven kids, she returned to school to formally study design, and has since started her own interiors business focusing on functional, beautiful, and practical family homes. Adrienne is a list-maker, compliment giver, and recovering perfectionist who always has more ideas than time. She has guest posted for Wayfair and Land of Nod.

Cyndie Spiegel Cyndie Spiegel Cyndie is a Brooklyn-based speaker and coach focusing on strategy and overall badassery for creative entrepreneurs. In the past year, she's been featured in Glamour magazine, Ebay Fashion, Teen Vogue and Forbes. Building a BOLD business is her specialty! She's also the founder of The Collective (of Us), a curated small business accelerator designed for women entrepreneurs to grow their businesses through community, connections, strategy and business coaching (aka occasional “bullshit calling.”) Cyndie shares her expertise in person and in writing, bringing experienced feedback and inspirational insights. Her message on taking big leaps and embracing possibilities, coupled with realistic strategy, has launched many into their boldest business and personal lives.

Cyndie Spiegel
Cyndie Spiegel

Cyndie is a Brooklyn-based speaker and coach focusing on strategy and overall badassery for creative entrepreneurs. In the past year, she's been featured in Glamour magazine, Ebay Fashion, Teen Vogue and Forbes. Building a BOLD business is her specialty! She's also the founder of The Collective (of Us), a curated small business accelerator designed for women entrepreneurs to grow their businesses through community, connections, strategy and business coaching (aka occasional “bullshit calling.”) Cyndie shares her expertise in person and in writing, bringing experienced feedback and inspirational insights. Her message on taking big leaps and embracing possibilities, coupled with realistic strategy, has launched many into their boldest business and personal lives.

Tiffany Han Tiffany Han Hand raiser and yes sayer, Tiffany Han is a branding strategist for highly-creative women and host of the super-loved Raise Your Hand Say Yes podcast. The love child of Terry Gross and Don Draper, she crafts programs and resources that help female entrepreneurs not only be more successful in their creative business but also as much fun as possible. In her spare time (ha!), she starts as many dance parties as she can with her husband and twin daughters. They live in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Tiffany Han
Tiffany Han

Hand raiser and yes sayer, Tiffany Han is a branding strategist for highly-creative women and host of the super-loved Raise Your Hand Say Yes podcast. The love child of Terry Gross and Don Draper, she crafts programs and resources that help female entrepreneurs not only be more successful in their creative business but also as much fun as possible. In her spare time (ha!), she starts as many dance parties as she can with her husband and twin daughters. They live in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Reachel Bagley Cardigan Empire Reachel Bagley is the voice behind Cardigan Empire, a blog and YouTube channel dedicated to embracing body types and finding attainable beauty.  An MBA graduate, she believes in outfitting via formulas, and creating customized profiles based on colors, patterns, and shapes. She embraces the title “Fashion Jiminy Cricket,” and has applied her skills as one of Anthropologie’s top personal stylists, a college fashion professor, and a consultant to hundreds of men, women, and businesses.

Reachel Bagley
Cardigan Empire

Reachel Bagley is the voice behind Cardigan Empire, a blog and YouTube channel dedicated to embracing body types and finding attainable beauty.  An MBA graduate, she believes in outfitting via formulas, and creating customized profiles based on colors, patterns, and shapes. She embraces the title “Fashion Jiminy Cricket,” and has applied her skills as one of Anthropologie’s top personal stylists, a college fashion professor, and a consultant to hundreds of men, women, and businesses.

Audrey Wagner King French Knot Studios A stylist, designer, and maker extraordinaire, Audrey Wagner King is the creative mind behind French Knot Studios and editor of Smitten Magazine. Her events, decor, DIYs, and accessories are consistently featured on major wedding blogs, in magazines, and on Etsy's front page.  When she isn't covered in glitter, she's gardening, renovating their 1960s home, and loving life with her sweet husband and two adorable kitties.”

Audrey Wagner King
French Knot Studios

A stylist, designer, and maker extraordinaire, Audrey Wagner King is the creative mind behind French Knot Studios and editor of Smitten Magazine. Her events, decor, DIYs, and accessories are consistently featured on major wedding blogs, in magazines, and on Etsy's front page.  When she isn't covered in glitter, she's gardening, renovating their 1960s home, and loving life with her sweet husband and two adorable kitties.”

Meagan Francis Life, Listened Meagan Francis is Founder and CEO of Life, Listened, a podcast network dedicated to the life you live. She's also the co-host of several podcasts including The Mom Hour, author of four parenting books, and a blogger and content marketer.

Meagan Francis
Life, Listened

Meagan Francis is Founder and CEO of Life, Listened, a podcast network dedicated to the life you live. She's also the co-host of several podcasts including The Mom Hour, author of four parenting books, and a blogger and content marketer.

Katie Hintz-Zambrano MOTHER Katie Hintz-Zambrano is the co-founder of Mother, a lifestyle site for modern moms. Immediately after having her first child, Katie noticed a gaping hole in the market for a full-service, style-centric parenting site, which lead to the birth of Mothermag.com in 2014. An S.F.-based journalist by way of NYC, her work has also appeared on Refinery29, Marie Claire, Vogue, Style.com, Elle, Nylon, i-D, New York Magazine, Details, and many others. In the fall of this year she will debut a smart + cool conference for mothers, based in the Bay Area.

Katie Hintz-Zambrano
MOTHER

Katie Hintz-Zambrano is the co-founder of Mother, a lifestyle site for modern moms. Immediately after having her first child, Katie noticed a gaping hole in the market for a full-service, style-centric parenting site, which lead to the birth of Mothermag.com in 2014. An S.F.-based journalist by way of NYC, her work has also appeared on Refinery29, Marie Claire, Vogue, Style.com, Elle, Nylon, i-D, New York Magazine, Details, and many others. In the fall of this year she will debut a smart + cool conference for mothers, based in the Bay Area.

Samantha Stewart Style of Sam Samantha Stewart is the creative director and voice behind Style of Sam.  She is a pharmacist, mother, and wife filling the prescription for style, home, and happiness in Fort Worth, Texas.  Fashion is her drug of choice, and she takes pleasure in adding that special DOSE of style to everything from beauty and fashion to home. Sam is a mixologist of vintage, thrift, and couture pieces. You can often find her daydreaming about Paris, vintage shopping, obsessing over the next best heel, or curating her Instagram account.

Samantha Stewart
Style of Sam

Samantha Stewart is the creative director and voice behind Style of Sam.  She is a pharmacist, mother, and wife filling the prescription for style, home, and happiness in Fort Worth, Texas.  Fashion is her drug of choice, and she takes pleasure in adding that special DOSE of style to everything from beauty and fashion to home. Sam is a mixologist of vintage, thrift, and couture pieces. You can often find her daydreaming about Paris, vintage shopping, obsessing over the next best heel, or curating her Instagram account.

Olivia Omega Laugh Liv Love Olivia Omega is the author of Beautifully Branded: The Girls Guide to Personal Branding. Her mission in life is to encourage everyone to dance to he beat of their own brand! She gives creative entrepreneurs the tools needed to successfully build their brands both online and offline through branding and social media strategy, and by creating online branded experiences (also known as website development). She has over 15 years of traditional advertising, digital marketing and branding experience, and has been featured in USA Today, Entrepreneur, Business Week, People and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Get branding tips on her blog www.laughlivlove.com.

Olivia Omega
Laugh Liv Love

Olivia Omega is the author of Beautifully Branded: The Girls Guide to Personal Branding. Her mission in life is to encourage everyone to dance to he beat of their own brand! She gives creative entrepreneurs the tools needed to successfully build their brands both online and offline through branding and social media strategy, and by creating online branded experiences (also known as website development). She has over 15 years of traditional advertising, digital marketing and branding experience, and has been featured in USA Today, Entrepreneur, Business Week, People and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Get branding tips on her blog www.laughlivlove.com.

Jihan Zencirli Geronimo Balloons Jihan Zencirli has one goal: to delight the world! As the the founder of the eponymous "Geronimo Balloon Troopers", she has found a way to be both the "queen of surprise" as well as secure her place as business influencer as she leads her world recognized, trend-setting creative design atelier. Her distinctive style been featured in countless magazines, lifestyle and fashion catalogues, websites, international advertising campaigns and commercials. Firm with the belief that true originality comes from indifference to trend, Jihan's characteristically quirky humor is married to her desire to create new ideas and ways of creative exploration. Jihan is based out of Los Angeles, and on any give day you might find her leading a troupe of guerrilla street artists or serving ice cream sundaes at her secret desert restaurant. 

Jihan Zencirli
Geronimo Balloons

Jihan Zencirli has one goal: to delight the world! As the the founder of the eponymous "Geronimo Balloon Troopers", she has found a way to be both the "queen of surprise" as well as secure her place as business influencer as she leads her world recognized, trend-setting creative design atelier. Her distinctive style been featured in countless magazines, lifestyle and fashion catalogues, websites, international advertising campaigns and commercials. Firm with the belief that true originality comes from indifference to trend, Jihan's characteristically quirky humor is married to her desire to create new ideas and ways of creative exploration. Jihan is based out of Los Angeles, and on any give day you might find her leading a troupe of guerrilla street artists or serving ice cream sundaes at her secret desert restaurant. 

Elizabeth Fein With Elizabeth Fein Elizabeth is the marketing manager at cletile.com where she manages everything from overall marketing strategy to collaborating with bloggers to social media content. As well as being an expert in digital marketing, she is also a blogger and podcast host at withelizabethfein.com (previously iteratesocial.com). She is passionate about helping creative entrepreneurs successfully chart their course through the sometimes choppy waters of digital marketing.

Elizabeth Fein
With Elizabeth Fein

Elizabeth is the marketing manager at cletile.com where she manages everything from overall marketing strategy to collaborating with bloggers to social media content. As well as being an expert in digital marketing, she is also a blogger and podcast host at withelizabethfein.com (previously iteratesocial.com). She is passionate about helping creative entrepreneurs successfully chart their course through the sometimes choppy waters of digital marketing.

Diana Keller Faraway Places Diane Keller once drove from London to Mongolia by way of Siberia. She is the author of Smart Girls Like Me (St. Martins Press, 2008) and the upcoming Highveld (2018). She has also contributed to publications including The Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, Travel & Leisure, and NYLON, while her design work has been featured in Brooklyn Magazine, Apartment Therapy, and The Nate Berkus Show. She has a degree in English literature from Columbia University (please talk to her about Mrs. Dalloway) and most of a conceptual art degree from the San Francisco Art Institute.

Diana Keller
Faraway Places

Diane Keller once drove from London to Mongolia by way of Siberia. She is the author of Smart Girls Like Me (St. Martins Press, 2008) and the upcoming Highveld (2018). She has also contributed to publications including The Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, Travel & Leisure, and NYLON, while her design work has been featured in Brooklyn Magazine, Apartment Therapy, and The Nate Berkus Show. She has a degree in English literature from Columbia University (please talk to her about Mrs. Dalloway) and most of a conceptual art degree from the San Francisco Art Institute.

Jenner Brown LUMINEUX Design and lifestyle filmmaker.

Jenner Brown
LUMINEUX

Design and lifestyle filmmaker.

Amanda Kingloff Project Kid Amanda Kingloff is the author of PROJECT KID and PROJECT KID: CRAFTS THAT GO! She is 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. Now she posts fresh craft ideas weekly at projectkid.com and regularly contributes to a multitude of national magazine publications. She lives with her husband and two children in Brooklyn, New York.

Amanda Kingloff
Project Kid

Amanda Kingloff is the author of PROJECT KID and PROJECT KID: CRAFTS THAT GO! She is 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. Now she posts fresh craft ideas weekly at projectkid.com and regularly contributes to a multitude of national magazine publications. She lives with her husband and two children in Brooklyn, New York.

Bryn Huntpalmer The Birth Hour Bryn Huntpalmer is a mother of two young children living in Austin, Texas where she hosts a birth stories podcast called The Birth Hour. Her mission with The Birth Hour is to encourage women to be informed about pregnancy and childbirth and know their options, while also creating a community for moms to come together and support one another through pregnancy and motherhood. The podcast has grown at a rapid rate since it's launch in September 2015 with over a million downloads and partnerships with brands like BabyList, Earth Mama Angel Baby, Lily Jade, Boba, BellyBuds, Expectful, Baby+Co. and more! You can connect with Bryn on Instagram @thebirthhour where she shares all of the gorgeous birth photos and squishy baby cheeks you could ever ask for!

Bryn Huntpalmer
The Birth Hour

Bryn Huntpalmer is a mother of two young children living in Austin, Texas where she hosts a birth stories podcast called The Birth Hour. Her mission with The Birth Hour is to encourage women to be informed about pregnancy and childbirth and know their options, while also creating a community for moms to come together and support one another through pregnancy and motherhood. The podcast has grown at a rapid rate since it's launch in September 2015 with over a million downloads and partnerships with brands like BabyList, Earth Mama Angel Baby, Lily Jade, Boba, BellyBuds, Expectful, Baby+Co. and more! You can connect with Bryn on Instagram @thebirthhour where she shares all of the gorgeous birth photos and squishy baby cheeks you could ever ask for!

Tori Tait Thoughtfully Simple As the Director of Content and Community for The Grommet, Tori leads social strategy helping makers and entrepreneurs reach new business heights by connecting them with a growing community of over three million consumers. She’s also an Entertaining Expert and founder of Thoughtfully Simple, where she’s been serving up simple entertaining tips, DIYS, and recipes since 2008. Though she spends her days on the brand side, Tori is a blogger at heart and loves to talk social strategy, encouraging others they can achieve big results, even as a team of one.  Her work has been featured many places including Inc., Pinterest for Business, Washington Post, HGTV, and Good Housekeeping.

Tori Tait
Thoughtfully Simple

As the Director of Content and Community for The Grommet, Tori leads social strategy helping makers and entrepreneurs reach new business heights by connecting them with a growing community of over three million consumers. She’s also an Entertaining Expert and founder of Thoughtfully Simple, where she’s been serving up simple entertaining tips, DIYS, and recipes since 2008. Though she spends her days on the brand side, Tori is a blogger at heart and loves to talk social strategy, encouraging others they can achieve big results, even as a team of one.  Her work has been featured many places including Inc., Pinterest for Business, Washington Post, HGTV, and Good Housekeeping.

Autumn Witt Boyd Autumn Witt Boyd Autumn is a lawyer who helps creative business owners protect their most valuable asset -- their intellectual property.  She provides copyright and trademark strategy, contract negotiation, and problem solving.  Her favorite thing is helping creatives grow their dream business with smart collaborations and deals.  You can find Autumn in Chattanooga, TN hanging out with her three kids and husband, monogramming and putting glitter on anything that stays still, or sipping a glass of champagne after bedtime.  Autumn also hosts the Legal Road Map podcast, which teaches business owners how to protect their rights and stay out of hot water.

Autumn Witt Boyd
Autumn Witt Boyd

Autumn is a lawyer who helps creative business owners protect their most valuable asset -- their intellectual property.  She provides copyright and trademark strategy, contract negotiation, and problem solving.  Her favorite thing is helping creatives grow their dream business with smart collaborations and deals.  You can find Autumn in Chattanooga, TN hanging out with her three kids and husband, monogramming and putting glitter on anything that stays still, or sipping a glass of champagne after bedtime.  Autumn also hosts the Legal Road Map podcast, which teaches business owners how to protect their rights and stay out of hot water.