Speaking Engagements

BlogHer ’07: “Combining blogging and Second Life

BlogHer ’08: What We Believe: Two Concurrent Sessions: Progressives & Conservatives

BlogHer 2008: Twitter: Building the Connections that Drive Traffic

BlogHer DC ’09: Politics Online Conference 2009 in Washington, DC “How Secretaries of State are streamlining services in a 2.0 World”

BlogHer ’09: Bill Me Later/Zappos Roundtable Discussion – Webinar

BlogHer ’11: CHANGE THE WORLD: Cyberbullying Isn’t Just for Teens

SXSW 2009: 2009 SXSW “Building Strong Online Communities” with Ken Fisher, Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian, Fark’s Drew Curtis

SXSW 2010: Don’t Move! Build a Startup Community Where You Live

BlogWorld Expo 2008: POLITICAL BLOGGING: On the New Media Trail

BlogWorld Expo 2009:
BlogWorld Expo 2011: Exposed: When Blogging Gets Too Personal

Other Engagements
Personal Democracy Forum 2010 in New York, NY “The Enduring Importance of Blogs as Organizing Hubs”

Kansas University Diversity in Media Digital Summit in Lawrence, KS: “Women in New Media”

Chicks Who Click – Kansas City, Mo: Keynote discussion about moving from mainstream media to social media
Girls in Tech, LA Chapter in Los Angeles, CA – Moderated “Marketing to Moms” panel

Girls in Tech Los Angeles in Hollywood, CA Roundtable panel entitled “What’s Next for Tech: Trends to Watch in 2011”

Journalism Week in Reno, Nevada

Nevada Interactive Media Summit in Reno, NV
“>Keynote on social media

Don’t Move! Build a Startup Community Where You Live (with Jeremy Tanner)

Intersection of Technology, Social Media, + Government 2/7/2010 with Kety Esquivel, Christine Lu and Amanda Eamich

New Communications Forum

Moderated the keynote session at the 2009 Politics Online Conference between CA Secretary of State Debra Bowen and Ohio Secretary of Sate Jennifer Brunner

POLITICAL BLOGGING: On the New Media Trail

Citizen Journalism and New Media with Erin Kotecki Vest