Vanessa Valenti is an award-winning blogger, speaker, and strategist. She is the co-founder of the blog, a pioneer in connecting feminism with online media and the largest online feminist community in the world.

Vanessa is also an entrepreneur, creating collaborative projects for social impact. She is the co-founder and partner of Valenti Martin Media, a next generation consultancy that harnesses the power of communication and community to elevate social change, and the co-founder and partner of FRESH, a 21st century speakers bureau focused on diversifying thought leadership.

A Hillman Prize winner and named by Gloria Steinem as one of the young women that inspire her to believe the feminist movement continues, Vanessa has been working with grassroots initiatives, major national organizations, political campaigns, and academic institutions for over a decade, experimenting and collaborating in new forms of movement-building.