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Elena Favilli

Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer
Rebel Girls

Elena Favilli is the co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of digital media company and children’s book publisher Rebel Girls, whose mission is to highlight the lives of important women throughout history. In 2016, Elena co-authored Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, an NYT bestselling children’s book with 100 non-fiction stories about remarkable women from all over the world which introduced young girls to real-life role models and recognized the achievements of historical female figures. Rebel Girls has continued to expand its inspiring product offering, with additional volumes of its awarding winning Good Night Stories series, chapter books, and a Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: The Podcast (Season 2 won the best in Education at the Podcast Awards in 2019).

Before writing Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, Elena worked as a journalist, writing for the Guardian, COLORS Magazine, McSweeney’s, RAI, Il Post, and La Repubblica.

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Events featuring Elena Favilli
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