January 22, 2018
SHE Media Takes on Underrepresented Women’s Health Conditions and Welcomes Julianne Hough and SpeakENDO to #BlogHer18 Health
NEW YORK, NY – January 22, 2018 – SHE Media, formerly SheKnows Media, is a mission-driven digital media company created for and by women with approximately 60 million unique visitors per month (comScore) and 350 million-plus social media fans and followers, today announced today announced that actress, dancer and Emmy Award-winning choreographer Julianne Hough will participate in a #LearnFromHer keynote session where she will share her personal journey with endometriosis during #BlogHer18 Health, a conference for health and wellness-focused female content creators taking place Jan. 30-31 in New York City.
SpeakENDO will sponsor the morning #LearnFromHer keynote on Jan. 31, which will feature a fireside chat with Hough and a 20-minute panel discussion on the often-underserved health issues and concerns that affect women everywhere, such as endometriosis. Panelists will share their personal health journeys, how they are using their voices to help others, and steps women can take to have a better conversation with their healthcare provider.
SpeakENDO is a campaign for women who want to learn more about endometriosis, those who are trying to find out what may be causing their symptoms, as well as women already diagnosed with the disease. Endometriosis is a chronic and painful disease that affects an estimated one in 10 women of reproductive age. Women with endometriosis can suffer for up to six to 10 years before proper diagnosis. Despite being one of the most common gynecologic disorders in America, there is a lack of awareness and prioritization of endometriosis as an important women’s health issue.
In addition to the #LearnFromHer keynote, SpeakENDO will also have a booth at #BlogHer18 Health, where attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the disease and share their personal story by recording a video.
“Celebrating the personal stories and medical discoveries that advance the conversation about women’s health is core to the mission of #BlogHer18 Health,” said Samantha Skey, CEO of SHE Media. “The conference is an ideal platform for campaigns like SpeakENDO, and we are thrilled to welcome them as a premier sponsor.”
Taking place live at SHE Media’s first-ever health and wellness conference, the Company’s #LearnFromHer platform features female credentialed experts, including doctors, therapists and nutritionists who offer insight into new or tried-and-true medical innovations and practices, as well as answer pressing questions about health and wellness.
More than 500 content creators, social media influencers, authors, entrepreneurs, brand executives and industry thought leaders are expected to attend #BlogHer18 Health. To date, mainstage speakers include: Arianna Huffington, media icon and creator of Thrive Global; Jillian Michaels, one of the world’s foremost wellness entrepreneurs; and Camila Alves McCanaughey, co-founder of Yummy Spoonfuls; celebrity nutritionist and best-selling author Kelly Leveque; HBFit.com Founder Hannah Bronfman; and more.
SpeakENDO is sponsored by AbbVie, a global, research-driven biopharmaceutical company.
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About SHE Media
SHE Media is a mission-driven digital media company created by and for women with approximately 60 million unique visitors per month (comScore) and 350 million-plus social media fans and followers. Our mission is to validate women’s voices and leadership as a unifying force for global good. The SHE Media Partner Network is the leading source for thousands of content creators, offering a diverse portfolio of monetization opportunities and educational materials to help them turn their passions into profit. SHE Media encompasses a family of leading media properties alongside our flagship sites: SheKnows.com, STYLECASTER, and BlogHer, which hosts the world’s leading events for female content creators and entrepreneurs. SHE Media is also the creator of innovative platforms that include: The #Femvertising Awards, which honors the best pro-female advertising each year; Hatch, a resource for parents featuring kid-generated content; and The Pitch, a live event series for women entrepreneurs.
SpeakENDO is a campaign for women who want to learn more about endometriosis, those trying to find out what may be causing their symptoms and women already diagnosed with endometriosis. The campaign offers the latest news and information about endometriosis, true stories about women living with endometriosis and resources to help women have a better conversation with their healthcare provider. Endometriosis is a chronic and painful disease that affects an estimated one in 10 women of reproductive age. 1, 2 Despite being one of the most common gynecologic disorders in America, there is a lack of awareness and prioritization of endometriosis as an important women’s health issue.3 Learn more at SpeakENDO.com, and join the conversation online by sharing #SpeakENDO.
Sr. Director, Public Relations