Anya Kurkina

Anya Kurkina is an event manager and producer from Kiev, Ukraine. At 18 years old, she became the youngest contributor to VOGUE UA. After working in art, politics, and fashion, she now curates events in New York, including for Spilka Ukraine.

Mik Bean

Mik Bean is a social media strategist with a master’s degree in journalism. A former advisor and content producer for organizations including The Washington Post, Instagram, and AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Mik specializes in political science and…

Shannon Melero-Urena

Shannon Melero joins us from Jezebel, where she crafted and honed her writing chops. She previously worked in production at NBC Universal and Harlan Films.

Katie Devine

Katie Devine is an award-winning sales professional and writer with more than fifteen years of experience building successful cross-platform partnerships at leading media brands including Allure, Elle, Essence, and Teen Vogue.

Ayesha Johnson

Ayesha Johnson is a veteran of The Wing and Lincoln Center. Ayesha began her career as a paralegal, working at Kirkland & Ellis, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and The New York Times.

Samhita Mukhopadhyay

Samhita Mukhopadhyay is an award-winning writer, editor, and speaker. She is the former Executive Editor of Teen Vogue. She is the co-editor of Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance and Revolution in Trump's America and author of the forthcoming book,…

Tara Abrahams

Tara Abrahams served as managing director of Arabella Advisors. She serves as board chair for She’s the First and is a board member of the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW). Tara also recently launched kahani, a print magazine by and…

Rebecca Carroll

Rebecca Carroll is a writer, cultural critic, and host of the podcast “Come Through with Rebecca Carroll” (WNYC Studios). Her memoir, Surviving the White Gaze, has been optioned by MGM/TV and Killer Films, with Rebecca attached to adapt for a…

Susie Banikarim

Susie Banikarim is an award-winning journalist, director, producer, and media executive. A veteran of both television and digital media, she is a frequent speaker and panelist on the state of media, storytelling, and inclusivity.

Cindi Leive

Cindi Leive is an award-winning journalist and media leader. The former editor-in-chief of Glamour and Self and author of best-selling books including Together We Rise, she is a senior fellow at the University of Southern California Annenberg Center…