Rachel Sklar is a writer, entrepreneur and feminist based in New York. She is the co-founder of Change The Ratio, which increases visibility and opportunity for women in tech & new media, and TheLi.st, a network & media platform for awesome women. A former lawyer who writes about media, politics, culture & technology, Rachel was a founding editor at the Huffington Post and Mediaite, contributes frequently to numerous national outlets and speaks widely at conferences and on TV. She is an advisor to several startups, including Vox Media, The Muse, Bustle and Hopscotch, and non-profits including DonorsChoose, TeachAIDS.org and She’s The First. Rachel is also a member of the prestigious BMI Musical Theatre Workshop (like five of you will know what that is) and has contributed jokes to speeches by at least two world leaders. Rachel is a single mom and it's the best.
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