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Jun 22, 2015

SheKnows Media Announces Partnership with New York Magazine’s The Cut in Support of #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us This July in New York City

Advice Week on The Cut to Feature Wisdom from Empowered, Expert Women

NEW YORK, NY – June 22, 2015 – SheKnows Media, the number-one women’s lifestyle digital media company with more than 85 million unique visitors per month* and 162 million social media fans and followers, today announced a robust media partnership with New York Magazine’s The Cut in support of #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us, taking place in New York, July 16-18, 2015. The event is the largest gathering of women online content creators and social media influencers, and the brands, media, and fans who want to meet them.

The partnership centers on an online event on The Cut called Advice Week, where experts from the #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Advisory Board including Reshma Saujani, Girls Who Code Founder and CEO, and Pilar Guzmán, Condé Nast Traveler Editor-in-Chief, are contributing to a week of advice to the empowered, ambitious women who read The Cut. Former United States Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Vera Wang, Mindy Kaling, Kelly Ripa, and Diablo Cody, among others, will also contribute words of wisdom. Advice Week will feature the debut of Ask The Cut, a new weekly video series in which The Cut’s editors answer reader-submitted questions. Focused around such diverse topics as feminism and fashion, Advice Week will cut to the chase with savvy advice for The Cut’s avid readers, and the thousands of women descending on New York City to attend #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us.

The partnership will also feature Maureen O’Connor, Columnist at The Cut and Co-Host of New York’s Sex Lives podcast, participating in a #BlogHer15 discussion panel entitled: “When You’re ‘Too Much’ for Your Audience, Be It Your Profanity, Politics, or…", moderated by Dr. Logan Levkoff, an internationally recognized expert on sexuality, SheKnows Media Advisory Board member, and one of the stars of the hit show “Married at First Sight.”

“The Cut’s savvy audience and timely, on-trend content is well aligned with the community and content that comes together each year at the BlogHer event,” said Elisa Camahort Page, Sr. Vice President, Community Content and Events, SheKnows Media. “Both #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us and The Cut’s Advice Week are all about women not only inspiring women, but women sharing their expertise with and learning from other women.”

“We love to hear how other women live their lives, and get perspective from those we respect and admire,” said Stella Bugbee, Editorial Director, The Cut. “We created Advice Week to partner with BlogHer: Experts Among Us because it was a natural alignment in an area our readers crave, and we believe all women have their unique areas of expertise.”

#BlogHer15: Experts Among Us seeks to inspire and empower women to express themselves and their unique points of view through content creation. 3,000 content creators, social media influencers, entrepreneurs, brand executives and industry luminaries are expected to attend this year’s event, co-produced for the first time by SheKnows Media and BlogHer. 

For more information or to register for #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us, click here and join the conversation on social media using the #BlogHer15 hashtag.

* comScore, Media Metrix, Multiplatform Key Measures Report, May 2015, U.S.

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About SheKnows Media

SheKnows Media is the number-one women’s lifestyle digital media company with more than 80 million unique visitors per month (comScore, Media Metrix, Multiplatform Lifestyles Category Ranking Report, May 2015, U.S.) and 162 million social media fans and followers. The company operates a family of leading media properties that include SheKnows.com, BlogHer.com, StyleCaster.com, DailyMakeover.com and DrinksMixer.com. With a mission of women inspiring women, SheKnows Media is revolutionizing the publishing industry by forging a new kind of model that seamlessly integrates users, editors and content creators onto a single platform designed to empower all women to discover, share and create. Whether it’s parenting or pop culture, fashion or food, DIY or décor, our award-winning editorial team, Experts, bloggers and social media influencers produce authentic and on-trend content every day. We dig deep to learn what makes our audience tick, revealing unexpected insights on women and digital media. Our robust, end-to-end suite of premium branded content and influencer marketing solutions generate more than 2 billion ad impressions per month (sources: DFP and OAS), allowing brands to distribute authentic content and integrated advertising at scale. 
 
SheKnows Media is based in New York and Scottsdale, Ariz., with offices in Los Angeles, Chicago and Belmont, Calif. We also operate internationally in Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. 

About New York Media

New York Media is the parent company of the groundbreaking magazine New York; the up-to-the-minute news and service website nymag.com; the Grub Street food site; the entertainment and culture news site Vulture; the fashion and lifestyle site the Cut; Science of Us, a window into the latest science on human behavior; and New York Weddings and New York Design Hunting magazines.
 
Media Contacts
 
Lori Anderson                      
SheKnows Media 
Lori.anderson@sheknows.com                                                                                             
916.616.6363

Lauren Starke
New York Media
Lauren.starke@nymag.com
212.508.0781

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