Founder & CEO, TheLi.st
Rachel Sklar is a writer and social entrepreneur 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 for professional women driven by that same mission. She is serious about diversity and will let you know if she finds you wanting. A former lawyer who writes about media, politics, culture & technology, she was a founding editor at Mediaite and the Huffington Post. She has contributed to numerous publications including the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Financial Times, Newsweek/Daily Beast, Mother Jones, Politico and Mashable. She speaks widely at conferences, events and on TV, and is an advisor to several startups, including Vox Media, The Daily Muse, Gui.de, Lover.ly, Bustle and TeachAIDS.org.