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Advice For Young Women

Advice For Young Women

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Stone shares what she believes is the biggest challenge for young women today and what she wishes she knew in her twenties.

Lisa's Biography

Dream Interview Subject: Tina Knowles
Three Attributes to Describe Herself: Real, trustworthy, with a sense of humor
Source of Strength: Her family and faith
Words She Lives By: "Service is the rent we all pay for living." -- Marian Wright Edelman

Lisa Stone is the CEO and Co-Founder of the award-winning social hub BlogHer. Stone left a traditional journalism career at CNN for the internet in 1997 and has not looked back since. In 2002, she was the first internet journalist awarded a Nieman Fellowship from Harvard University. As Executive Producer and Editor in Chief/VP, Programming for Women.com, Stone was responsible for developing some of the most successful online communities. In 2005, she and co-founders Elisa Camahort Page and Jory Des Jardins launched BlogHer, a publishing and social network and annual conference which reaches 37 million women each month. BlogHer.com has been on Forbes Top 100 Websites for Women in 2010, 2011, and 2012. Stone has also been honored as one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company and as one of The Most Powerful Moms in Media by Working Mother Magazine.

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