Mentor Session: Elisa Camahort Page
A new addition to SXSW Interactive in 2012, Mentor Sessions enable less-established new media professionals to gain seven minutes of direct one-on-one career-related council from a more established / more experienced new media professional. Please visit this URL to sign up - http://mentor.sxsw.com/mentors/12
As BlogHer, Inc.'s co-founder and COO. Elisa leads BlogHer's events and with her leadership, the BlogHer conference business has grown from a single conference hosting 300 attendees in 2005, to many diverse events that hosted over 6,000 attendees in 2012.
Elisa’s other major focus is to bring the story of BlogHer and the influence of the women in its community, to life, helping BlogHer’s customers glean critical insights about how women connect, share and behave online and off. Elisa’s work has resulted in coverage and profiles from many of the leading media outlets, including the USA TODAY, New York Times, the Washington Post, Advertising Age, Forbes, Fast Company, CNN, The Today Show, the Wall Street Journal, and many more.
Together, BlogHer co-founders Lisa, Elisa and Jory were in the Ernst & Young Winning Women Class of 2011, have been named among the most influential women in Web 2.0 and technology by Fast Company (2008, 2009 and 2010), and among the seven most powerful people in new media by Forbes Magazine (2009). In 2011 they were jointly awarded the PepsiCo Women’s Inspiration Award and in 2008, the Anita Borg Institute Social Impact Award. Elisa has been honored as an NCWIT Hero and as one of the AWM's Sixty@60.