Jun 05, 2017
NEW YORK, NY – June 5, 2017 – SheKnows Media, a leading women’s media company that averages 60 million unique visitors per month (comScore) and reaches more than 300 million social media fans, today announced that Chelsea Clinton will join the #BlogHer17 opening keynote for a one-on-one talk with Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, previously announced here.
Clinton is the vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, a global nonprofit organization dedicated to building partnerships between businesses, NGOs, governments, and individuals to address some of the world’s greatest challenges, including climate change, economic development, health and wellness, and creating a world where girls and women can achieve full participation in all aspects of life.
In addition, Clinton teaches at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. She also serves on several boards for organizations like the Clinton Foundation’s affiliated Clinton Health Access Initiative, which works to expand access to lifesaving HIV/AIDS medications and services in the developing world, and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a partnership between the Clinton Foundation and American Heart Association, and the Weill Cornell Medical College. Clinton is also a published author: Her first book, It’s Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going, inspires readers ages 10-14 with stories of young people who are already making a difference in their own communities and across the globe. Her newest book, She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World, celebrates women throughout history who have helped shape the U.S. through their tenacity, strength and voice. She is also the co-author of the recently published book, Governing Global Health: Who Runs the World and Why?
At #BlogHer17, Clinton and Richards will take the stage during the women’s health-themed kickoff keynote to discuss the politics, economics, and emotions that are intertwined with women’s reproductive rights and their access to health care, contraception, preventative testing, and maternity care in the U.S. and around the world.
“Now, more than ever, foundations, charities, and other NGO’s are playing a critical role to fill the gaps in society that government either can’t or isn’t addressing – especially when it comes to women’s health,” said Chelsea Clinton. “We must take action to support the organizations that are doing this work, while we continue to use our voices to change the conversation, the practices, and the policies that too often punish women for being women."
Samantha Skey, SheKnows Media President and Chief Revenue Officer, added, “Chelsea is one of today’s most influential advocates for social justice and the rights and well-being of women and girls everywhere. The powerhouse duo of Chelsea and Cecile discussing hotly debated women’s health issues, as well as what we can do as individuals to bring about real change, is an incredible way to open a women’s empowerment conference. We are thrilled and honored to welcome both Chelsea and Cecile to #BlogHer17.”
The #BlogHer conference series, produced by SheKnows Media, is a premier conference for women content creators that attracts more than 2,000 women bloggers, vloggers, writers, social media influencers, entrepreneurs, industry luminaries, and brand executives each year. To register for or learn more about #BlogHer17, click here.
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SheKnows Media is a top women’s lifestyle digital media company that averages 60 million unique visitors per month (comScore) and reaches more than 300 million social media fans and followers. The company operates a family of leading media properties that include SheKnows.com, BlogHer.com, STYLECASTER.com and HelloFlo.com. SheKnows Media also organizes the conference #BlogHer17, the largest annual celebration of women online content creators, social media influencers and brand executives, taking place in Orlando, June 22-24, 2017. With a mission of women inspiring women, SheKnows Media is revolutionizing the publishing industry by forging a new kind of model that seamlessly integrates users, editors and content creators onto a single platform designed to empower all women to discover, share and create. Whether it’s parenting or pop culture, fashion or food, DIY or décor, our award-winning editorial team, Experts, bloggers and social media influencers produce authentic and on-trend content every day. We dig deep to learn what makes our audience tick, revealing unexpected insights on women and digital media. Our robust, end-to-end suite of premium branded content and influencer marketing solutions generate nearly 1 billion ad impressions per month (sources: DFP), allowing brands to distribute authentic content and integrated advertising at scale.
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