Rachel Sklar

, Writer, Social Entrepreneur, Founder , TheLi.st

About This Expert

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, Mashable, Glamour and numerous publications in her Canadian homeland (thanks, National Post, for paving the way!). She speaks widely at conferences, events and on TV, and is the co-host of “The Salon” on The Jewish Channel (check local listings!).

Rachel is a TechStars mentor and an advisor to several startups, including Vox Media, The Daily Muse, Gui.de, Lover.ly & TeachAIDS.org, and is a proud Board member at She’s The First. She is also a proud member of the Reboot, TED & Summit communities and of the Lean In Foundation launch team. Rachel’s other initiatives include founding Charitini, a social enterprise to facilitate group giving around events, and #CTRComedy – an all-women comedy initiative which quadrupled the number of women performing comedy at SXSW in 2011 and 2012.

Rachel was named to the Silicon Alley 100 in 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2013, FastCompany’s “League of Extraordinary Women,” Forbes’ “Women Changing The World,” JWA’s “Making Trouble, Making History” award, Marie Claire’s “New Guard” and has earned numerous honors and awards for her writing and her activism. Follow her on Twitter at @rachelsklar. But please don’t send her a message through here. It is unlikely that she will get it.

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