About SHE Media:
The Power of Personal Storytelling
SHE Media (formerly SheKnows Media) is a mission-driven digital media company created by and for women with approximately 60 million unique visitors per month (comScore) and more than 350 million social media fans and followers across the SHE Media Partner Network.
We believe women’s collective voices hold boundless power to bridge cultural divides and our leadership can be a unifying force for global good.
Through our flagship lifestyle sites (SheKnows.com, STYLECASTER, #BlogHer and Soaps.com) and key programs (#Femvertising, Hatch, The Pitch, Voices of the Year and more), we commit to galvanizing a community of premium content creators across food, family, beauty, entertainment and women’s health. Together with our partners, we are building a curated network that celebrates and amplifies empathy, inspiration and human connection.
Our vision is to help lay the foundation for a scalable, sustainable economic model for women entrepreneurs and small businesses. We do this through four key ad products:
- Digital Media (display & programmatic)
- Branded Content (flat, slideshow & video)
- Social Media Influencer Campaigns
- Live Events and E-Learning
The SHE Media “Loop” icon symbolizes a new media model. It is formed from one continuous line, representing the feedback loop that emerges from our diverse community as its members discover, create and share the messy, beautiful, real and joyful moments that comprise their lives.
In short, we celebrate all women who endeavor to live life by their own definitions.
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About the SHE Media Partner Network:
The Value of Women
SHE Media recognizes and amplifies the best in women’s lifestyle content through the SHE Media Partner Network, a Google Certified Publishing Partner. Our influencer community, flagship and partner sites form a rich network of 1,000+ premium content creators and 30,000+ influencers who captivate women across the web and social media.
This is more than a rep network – it is a partnership for growth. We combine best-in-class earning opportunities for premium content creators with the most diverse advertising solutions to build their businesses.
In short, our partners learn to earn more.
They are represented by a robust direct and programmatic sales team and, as a result, are able to collaborate with many of the world’s leading brands, enabling our partners to earn through ad media, branded content, live events, and more. We supplement monetization opportunities with education through #BlogHer U, our e-learning platform, and through free passes and speaking positions at #BlogHer events. In turn, our advertisers benefit from a range of authentic endorsements that help them reach women in the most relevant editorial environments.
Our business model protects and builds the ongoing creation and propagation of high-quality lifestyle content that moves our culture forward.
Built For and By Women
SheKnows.com is SHE Media’s flagship lifestyle brand. SheKnows is committed to providing women with the practical service they need and the daily inspiration they want to live full, authentic lives. We share stories that articulate the messy and beautiful realities of parenthood; we navigate the phases of life that make us cry, laugh, connect and grow. We help women tackle the challenges they face every day, while celebrating their diverse voices, bodies and experiences.
Since 2005, #BlogHer has been a pioneer in community and a deep-seated commitment to diversity. #BlogHer events are the place where female content creators and entrepreneurs connect, amplify women’s voices, share authentic content, and explore opportunities to earn. Thousands of women social influencers, bloggers, content creators, hand-raisers, industry thought leaders and brand executives attend BlogHer events throughout the year. Recent keynote speakers include: Gwyneth Paltrow, Serena Williams, Kim Kardashian West, Gabrielle Union, Amy Schumer, Jessica Alba, Chelsea Clinton, Sheryl Sandberg and many more.
STYLECASTER brings millennial women the ideas, inspiration and tips they need to live with style and substance. We deliver visually immersive stories that are aspirational yet accessible, diverse and inclusive, body-positive and pro-woman. Our content is smart, sophisticated and urbane — just like the women we serve. STYLECASTER, which is SHE Media’s flagship fashion and beauty brand, has been a Webby Award nominee and honoree for the Best Fashion & Beauty Site in 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Creating the Good Web
The #Femvertising Awards honor excellence in pro-female advertising. Based on a term we coined in 2014, SHE Media created the #Femvertising Awards the following year to celebrate ads that challenge social and gender norms through advertising. In 2017, we began opening the to be inclusive of ads that positively portray ALL humans – regardless of gender, race, religion or sexual orientation. Since 2015, more than 350 brands and agencies of all sizes and across all industries have submitted their work for consideration, and nearly 40,000 votes have been cast in favor of the best ads. The awards program and its winners and nominees have been featured in a wide range of publications and news outlets, including NBC Nightly News, Adweek, Fortune, CNN, Brandchannel, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and more.
Hatch empowers today’s youth to create useful and differentiated content for parents that represents their unique perspectives. The program allows kids, tweens and teens to explore social issues impacting their generation – from increasing reliance on smartphones, to cyberbullying, to gender representation in the media. This award-winning program has been featured on Good Morning America, HLN, NBC, The Huffington Post, Upworthy, Buzzfeed, USA Today, Adweek, and more.
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The Pitch was born from the need to help change the ratio of women-run businesses. SHE Media launched this program in 2015 to help elevate female entrepreneurship and innovation and inspire a global community of women. The Pitch is a live competition that spotlights up-and-coming women entrepreneurs and innovators, giving them the chance to explain their business ideas to a panel of judges at SHE Media’s BlogHer conferences. The Pitch has been sponsored by leading brands like Go Daddy and American Express, and emcees have included influential businesswomen like Sallie Krawcheck, JJ Ramberg, Camilla Alves McConaughey and Jessica Alba.
Voices of the Year is a pillar of the BlogHer event series. The program celebrates the today’s most inspiring voices, showcasing the most memorable, heart-stopping, brilliant, hilarious and impactful works of the past year during BlogHer conferences. #VOTY honorees represent a group of content creators publishing across every medium and format, from new voices to veteran bloggers. Past honorees have included such well-known names as Chelsea Clinton, #MeToo founder Tarana Burke, WNBA president Donna Orender, and so many more. Emcees and presenters of the #VOTYs have included Amy Schumer, Janet Mock and award-winning journalist Tamron Hall, among others.
Wine + Gyn is an event series by HelloFlo, the brand behind social media sensations like First Moon Party, Camp Gyno, The Period Fairy, A Visit from Aunt Flo, and Postpartum: The Musical. HelloFlo is known for frank, funny, and interactive discussions around women’s & family health. Wine + Gyn brings those discussions to life at intimate events that pair medical experts and personal stories, normalizing conversations around themes like: Sex After 40, Fertility, Menopause, and more.