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VIBE and SHE Media Join Forces to Honor Its Voices of the Year

To shine a much-deserved spotlight on the many achievements made by Black women game-changers, Chase Sapphire, VIBE, and SHE Media have teamed up to honor its five Voices of the Year (VOTY), launching on Juneteenth. Voices of the Year is a longstanding SHE Media initiative that celebrates culture-shifting creators and the incredible work they’ve done in their respective fields. This year, the VIBE and SHE Media Voices of the Year were chosen by an esteemed panel of judges led by Datwon Thomas, Editor-in-Chief of VIBE, and comprised of SHE Media and VIBE editors. The Voices of the Year will be...
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How to Find Employees That Are a Great Fit for Your Company

As a small business owner, there’s a lot you have to plan and account for, including finding employees that are the right fit for your company. It can be challenging at times, especially when you consider just how crucial it is to find someone that’s a good fit. After all, a good employee can have a positive impact on your company culture — increasing employee morale and productivity — whereas a bad hire could cost you both money and valuable time. That’s why we’re here to show you how to find employees that have the same values as your company. First...
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Watch BlogHer Health: Women’s Wellness Prioritized

At a recent BlogHer Health panel sponsored by Nature Made, Dr. Susan Mitmesser, VP of Science and Technology at Pharmavite discussed how stress, sleep, and diet can impact your health and the way in which you can better address your particular needs. In addition, she shared her expert tips for managing these critical areas of our health and filling in essential nutrient gaps to achieve overall health. The panel began with Dr. Mitmesser explaining how sleep, stress and our immune system were all interconnected. “Our body systems do not function in silos,” Dr. Mitmesser says, “And one of the interesting things...
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How to Write Job Advertisements That Make People Want to Work for You

All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Blogging Tips & Events for Content Creators Everywhere | Blogher may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. Job advertisements are a crucial first step in the recruitment process. They inform potential applicants of open roles and give organizations the opportunity to hire qualified candidates for their companies. However, before getting to the final stage of the hiring process, you first have to make sure potential employees see your job listing. To do that, it’s helpful...
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Regina Gwynn, Co-Founder of Black Women Talk Tech, On Creating a Space for Tech Entrepreneurs

Regina Gwynn, co-founder of Black Women Talk Tech, a collective of Black women tech entrepreneurs, didn’t get her start in the tech field but knew there was a demand for a space where Black women entrepreneurs could be seen, heard, and supported. In 2017, Black Women Talk Tech launched its first official Roadmap to Billions event, which works to provide education, inspiration, and access to investors for funding. But beyond that, Black Women Talk Tech also provides the opportunity for Black women to simply focus on themselves. But the support doesn’t stop after the conference (the 6th annual Roadmap to Billions...
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Watch BlogHer Health: Black Maternal Health: Steps Towards Equitable Healthcare

According to the Centers for Disease Control, Black women are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related cause than White women. Multiple factors contribute to this crisis such as variation in quality healthcare, underlying chronic conditions, structural racism, and implicit bias. At a recent BlogHer Health event, Pampers and BlogHer partnered with a panel of experts, medical professionals, and advocates to shed light on the Black Maternal Healthcare crisis, share valuable insights on how to be your own best advocate, and discuss the ways in which we can work towards an equitable future. Guest speakers included moderator attorney and...
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How VOTY Winner Danica Janae is Expanding Her Travel Business

Welcome to Creative Corner! Here we highlight the incredible publishers, creators, and thought leaders in the SHE Media Collective. Danica Janae is the founder of two premium brands By Nica Lina and She’s Out of Town. Through her publishing website By Nica Lina, she educates her audience on self-care and lifestyle topics and equips them with the right inspiration to live their best lives. She is also passionate about mentoring and established She’s Out of Town – a marketing agency focused on helping female content creators grow their brands.  Ahead, Janae who is also a member of the SHE Media Collective, shares her fascinating journey...
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2 Publishers Receive VOTY Spotlight Award for Work in Media

Voices of the Year (VOTY) is a long-standing BlogHer initiative where we celebrate incredible publishers and creators who inspire us with their exceptional and outstanding work in publishing. Last year, we launched our first ever VOTY Digitial Issue and honored three female publishers in BlogHer Biz.   This year two publishers from the SHE Media Collective Levi Chambers, founder of Rainbow Media and Danica Janae, founder of By Nica Lina, were the VOTY honourees. They both received their awards at BlogHer Health LA on May 20th where they gave inspiring and passionate speeches on how they’ve grown their businesses and how SHE Media has...
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Ophira Edut of The Astrotwins Discusses the Brilliant Concept of Astropreneurship – Astrology for Entrepreneurs

You might have not heard about the concept of Astropreneurship however, it’s made up of two words you are very familiar with – Entrepreneurship and Astrology! We sat down with Astrology guru Ophi Edut of the AstroTwins to talk about the intriguing phenomenon of Astropreneurship and how she uses it to help people find their passion. We all read our Daily Horoscopes and our Love Horoscopes, but what do the stars say about our business and career? What zodiac signs are the most entrepreneurial? Are you a team player or do you love working alone? How should this play into...
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Kaye Bassey is Focusing on Her Creative Outlet

Welcome to Creative Corner! Here we highlight the incredible publishers, creators, and thought leaders in the SHE Media Collective. Kaye Bassey is an entrepreneur and creative in the fashion and beauty space. She will be speaking at BlogHer Health LA happening May 20th, 2022 on the creator economy. Kaye will be sharing tips and advice on how to level up your influencer status, expand your brand and diversify your revenue status. Ahead, Kaye who is also a member of the SHE Media Collective, shares what inspires her as a creative entrepreneur. Tell us a little bit about your blog I started my self-named fashion, beauty, and...
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Robin Finn Is Helping Women Find Their Voices (and Wellness) Through Writing

Robin Finn has always been passionate about helping women find themselves through writing. As a writer, teacher, coach, and founder/creator of Heart. Soul. Pen. women’s writing collective, she hopes that women everywhere can better tap into their creativity to find clarity in their lives. “I believe that finding your voice on the page helps you find your voice in your life,” says Robin. “When you start to write, you slow down and discover what’s important to you. Whether you’re a professional writer, a blogger, or a woman in search of radical self-expression, writing anchors you to who you truly are.” She...
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Judge Victoria Pratt Wants Her New Book to Show People the Power of Dignity

As the Black and Latina daughter of a working-class family, Judge Victoria Pratt learned to treat everyone with dignity, at a very early age. Now, she’s hoping to do the same for others through her new book, The Power of Dignity. In her book, with a foreword from Senator Cory Booker, Judge Pratt shows how we can transform courtrooms, neighborhoods, and our nation to support the vulnerable and heal community rifts. “There are so many things that we need to be addressing before we call in law enforcement and send people to court to be punished,” says Judge Pratt. Whether she’s addressing...
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Through the Eyes of a Refugee: Living in America After a Country’s Collapse

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2 Publishers to Receive VOTY Spotlight Award at BlogHer Health

Voices of the Year (VOTY) is a long-standing BlogHer initiative where we celebrate incredible publishers and creators who inspire us with their exceptional and outstanding work in publishing. Last year, we launched our first ever VOTY Digitial Issue and honored three female publishers in BlogHer Biz.   This year, we are honoring two publishers with the VOTY awards for their meaningful contributions to the Health and Wellness publishing niche.  VOTY honorees will receive their awards on the BlogHer Health stage in Los Angeles on May 20th, where they will get to share their inspiring stories of how they built their brands.  Meet the BlogHer Health...
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Celebrating 110 Years of Trailblazing Girl Scouts: Q&A with CircleAround Board Chair Jenny Alonzo

CircleAround is the publishing arm of Girl Scouts of the USA. Launched in June 2020, this digital destination serves as a community, resource, and source of inspiration for women while upholding the values of the Girls Scouts. This year, as Girl Scouts of the USA celebrates its 110th anniversary, CircleAround has been the leading platform to highlight this monumental occasion and spotlight the many groundbreaking achievements of the organization since its inception 110 years ago.   Ahead, Jenny Alonzo, former Girl Scouts Board Member and current Board Chair of CircleAround, speaks on the importance of this 110th anniversary and the important role...
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4 Moms Share Parenting Wisdom on Mother’s Day

Welcome to Creative Corner! Here we highlight the incredible publishers, creators, and thought leaders in the SHE Media Collective. In celebration of Mother’s Day, we asked four parenting bloggers to share how being a blogger has shifted their perspective as moms. They share how being a parenting blogger has helped them connect with a community of moms, gain new ideas and appreciate the uniqueness of each parenting style. Today and always, we are thrilled to highlight and celebrate parenting bloggers who, every day, share their stories and parenting journeys with others. Alanna Gallo, Play. Learn. Thrive. How has being a parenting blogger shifted your perspective...

Book Review: The New Megatrends: Seeing Clearly in the Age of Disruption

Counterculture begets culture. This is how history has always taken shape; in our new (semi) post-pandemic world, we’ve experienced such a jolt in our once-standardized ways of life and that newfound uncertainty has us looking back in order to move forward. Marian Salzman’s new book, The New Megatrends: Seeing Clearly in the Age of Disruption, provides solace for the confusion and chaos that concerned citizens, thought leaders, and business decision-makers have been facing over the world’s current state. Salzman, the SVP of Global Communication at Philip Morris International, has been a Global Trendspotter for over four decades. Using her experience...
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From Tiger Mom to Zen Mom: A Q&A with Producer and Filmmaker Zhu Shen

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We’re so happy you’ll be joining us at BlogHer Health! We want to make sure you have all the information you need to have an awesome day with us. If you don’t see the answer to your question here, please don’t hesitate to reach out to events@blogher.com – a member of our team will be happy to help you. Q: Where is BlogHer Health? A: Meet us at Rolling Greens in DTLA! Here’s the address: 1005 Mateo St, Los Angeles, CA 90021. Click here for directions to the venue. Q: What are your COVID-19 policies? We want everyone who joins us to feel safe,...
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