- Andrea Eldridge
Andrea Eldridge is CEO and co-founder of Nerds On Call, an on-site computer and laptop repair service for consumers and businesses. Andrea is the writer of two weekly columns, Computer Nerds On Call a nationally syndicated column for Scripps-Howard News Service, and Nerd Chick Adventures in The Record Searchlight.
- Angela McCormick
Angela McCormick has been a public school parent, volunteer and advocate since 2002. She is the Membership Outreach Chair for the Missouri PTA as well as serves on the school district's legislation advocacy committee, the Comprehensive School Improvement committee for the middle school and community resource sub-committee.
- Ann Bacciaglia
After the devastating and sudden loss of her best friend and soulmate in August of 2011, Ann is working to reinvent herself. Committed to living the life her husband would have wanted her to, she is learning to do things she never had to do before, including maintaining the household and raising two teenagers as a single mother. Inspired to help people, Ann is focused on the positive.
- Elizabeth Rago
An eternal optimist, Elizabeth faces each day with humor and a hot cup of coffee. Living in the suburbs of Chicago, she is a wife, mother of three, business owner, and freelance writer. A proud do-gooder, Elizabeth believes in super heroes, volunteering, and is a passionate supporter of organizations like the Cystic Fibrosis and Race for Haiti Foundations.
- Heiddi Zalamar
Heiddi Zalamar is a single working mom living in NYC with her pre-teen science geek. She is a licensed bilingual mental health counselor by day, writer by night and 24-7-365 mom. Working with since her teen years, she is passionate about sharing what makes kids tick as well as how parents can connect better with them. Heiddi blogs about parenting, family events, humor and mental health at her blog.
- Karen Moran
Like her love for adventure travel, Karen Moran's 15 year advertising career has been quite a journey. She launched her ad career at iconic Leo Burnett. From there she went on to BBDO, Publicis & Hal Riney, West Wayne, and others.
- Mara Shapiro
Mara Shapiro is a social media addict and proof that it's never too late to reinvent yourself. A former marketer and customer experience trainer, she is now Community Manager for Our Kids media. A mom of three, she gives the real scoop about raising teens and mothering over 40 at momfaze.com, and shares inappropriate slices of life, books and products she loves at beniceorleavethanks.com.
- Maria Wen Adcock
Maria Wen Adcock (Bicultural Mama) is a first generation Chinese-American married to an All-American man from Long Island. Prior to her writing career, Maria acquired her MBA and worked in marketing for over 15 years for top consumer products and magazine publishing companies in the Midwest and New York.
- Megan Rosker
Megan Rosker is a freelance writer and founder of Let Children Play, a community of parents, advocates, and writers who believe in the power of inquiry, play based learning in school and in the home. Megan has been published in the New York Times and received a Points of Light Award in 2011 for her voice in education and play advocacy. She is a former teacher and is the mother of three children.
- Mei Marcie
Mei is passionate about helping families with eczema children because her baby girl has severe eczema. She runs a blog for parents with eczema children at EczemaBlues.com. She has interviewed dermatologists, nutritionists and parenting experts (and even a celebrity hairstylist!) on her blog, making it a comprehensive resource for practical and holistic care for the child. Mei is also the illustrator of a children book A to Z Animals are not Scratching!, a book she created for children with eczema.
- Myrdin Thompson
Myrdin Thompson has been a Louisville public school parent, volunteer & advocate since 2002.She is the Regional Director (Central States) for the National Family Engagement Alliance. She also is a volunteer advocate for the United Nations Foundation Shot@Life program, an alumni volunteer advocate for KaBOOM!, and a contributor to Parent Involvement Matters.
- Nicki Anderson
Nicki Anderson entered the fitness industry over 25 years ago after losing close to 50 pounds. She owned and operated an awarding winning Personal Training Studio, Reality Fitness, from 1993-2012. As a successful business owner and motivational speaker, Nicki's enthusiasm and knowledge on subjects including obesity, a healthy body at any age and balancing business and family, made her a sought after international speaker.
- Nikki Longo
- Rossana Wyatt
Rossana is a wife, and a mother to a teenager. Being a former nurse with a background in health sciences, she continues to make healthy living a very important part of her life. An art lover who holds a degree in art history and Spanish, her dream is to travel more and share the art and the history along the way with her family.
- Ruth K. Sheldon
A native New Yorker, Ruth Sheldon is a nationally-recognized freelance direct response writer and marketer. She worked as a copywriter at Moody's Investor's Service, the American Management Association, Ziff-Davis Publishing and was a principal at Niche Marketing which served minority clients.
- Susan Mudd
- Suz Murphy
Mary Susan Murphy, known simply as "Suz" by her clients, has long served as a trusted partner to major brands. As an integrated marketing consultant, Suz has worked with brands including ConAgra, Kimberly-Clark, Discover Card and The Ann Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Many of Suz's clients have followed her to multiple new organizations throughout her career.