Lesley Jane Seymour

Founder
Covey Club

Lesley Jane Seymour is Founder of CoveyClub.com, a site for women wanting to lead their most authentic lives. In 2008, she was named Editor-In-Chief of More Magazine. In July of 2015, Seymour created history by having the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, guest edit the July/August issue—leading to 8.5 billion media impressions worldwide. In 2008, Seymour led More to its first National Magazine Award nomination. In 2012, she was named Executive Director of Meredith’s Beauty Center of Excellence and in 2009 was named number four on the 2009 Most Powerful Fashion Editors List by Forbes magazine. Before taking over More, Seymour served as the Editor-in-Chief for Marie Claire, Redbook, and YM. She was Beauty Director of Glamour and senior editor at Vogue. She is the author of two books: On the Edge, 100 Years of Vogue and I Wish My Parents Understood. In 2013 she was named Chair of the Editorial Advisory Board for Duke Magazine and a Global Ambassador for Vital Voices.

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