Workshop Speakers + panelists: Round four
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Kelly Jensen is a former librarian turned editor for Book Riot (bookriot.com). Along with maintaining her long-running YA blog Stacked (stackedbooks.org), she has edited two anthologies for young adults. Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World is available now, and (Don't) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start The Conversation About Mental Health will be available in October 2018. In her free time, she teaches and practices yoga and participates in 5K walks.
Malous Kossarian is the founder and CEO of Magnify Progress, a social platform to empower citizens to get involved in politics. Malous is a second generation immigrant with a strong STEM background, experience in tech at small and large companies, and a masters degree in Chemistry. Malous worked as a programmer and senior product manager for IBM Watson, where she applied machine learning and cognitive technologies to enhance access to data.
Rebekah Epstein is the founder of fifteen media, a boutique PR firm specializing in media relations. While living in NYC, she worked at national magazines: NYLON & Vogue, as well as, fashion PR firm, People’s Revolution. Working on both sides of the industry has given Rebekah a unique perspective on what works and what doesn’t.
She started fifteen media over seven years ago. Since then, She has worked with PR firms to get them more media placements for their clients (think: ghost publicist, similar to a ghostwriter) AND small businesses who need media placements to gain additional credibility and exposure.
Her clients have been featured in Forbes, Health, Refinery 29, Everyday Health, Men’s Health, etc.
Elana Lyn Gross is a freelance journalist, Forbes contributor, and founder of the personal and professional development website, Elana Lyn. Elana is a master of science candidate at The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Her work has been published in Forbes, TIME, Glamour, Teen Vogue, Fortune, Allure, Women's Health, Well+Good, Fast Company, and more.
Co-host, The TJ Show
CBS Radio - Boston
A two-time Gracie Award recipient for Outstanding Morning Drive Personality, Loren is co-host of The TJ Show on 103.3 AMP Radio in Boston. A proud Penn Stater, she worked for nationally-syndicated Elvis Duran and the Morning Show for almost six years before trading the Hudson for the Charles Rivers. Loren is also a voice over artist who lives for pop culture and enjoys watching copious amounts of television on her couch. She firmly believes three things are essential to a happy life: good food, good company and a comfy pair of sweat pants.