Windsor Hanger Western Youngest Ever to be Named Target Marketer of the Year

Windsor Hanger Western, President and co-founder of Her Campus Media, has recently been named Target Marketing's youngest ever Target Marketer of the Year for 2016. Target Marketing's editors reviewed dozens of nominations before choosing Western, citing her as the marketer who "embodies the best marketing has to offer - professional accomplishment, integrity, innovation and service to the marketing community."

The Target Marketer of the Year award dates back to 1993 (then known as Direct Marketer of the Year) and has paid homage to the best of the best marketers in a variety of verticals including retail, automotive, consumer electronics, entertainment, healthcare, media and more. As its youngest honoree, Western represents the publishing, media, events and e-commerce worlds aiming to show young women that they can "have it all." Target Marketing's October issue is dedicated not only to Western, but also to marketing visionaries and brilliant young minds who have only recently come into the industry.

To read Western's feature in full, pick up a hard copy of Target Marketing's October issue or visit


Her Campus Media ( is the #1 global community for college women with a monthly multi-platform reach of more than 20 million users. features national content on Fashion, Beauty, Life, Love, Career, Health, News, Entertainment, DIY, LGBTQ+, High School, and Real World, supplemented by local content from 300+ campus chapters nationwide and in nine countries. In addition, Her Campus offers an email newsletter, Her Campus Blogger Network, High School Ambassador Program, Her Conference, College Fashion Week®, Her Campus Tour, Her Campus Shop, and even more products, programming and tools to fulfill its mission of serving college women across every platform.

Her Campus serves as a career launching point for its team of college journalists and future marketing mavens. Since joining the Her Campus Team, members have been offered jobs and internships with Glamour, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Seventeen, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, People, The Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, InStyle, Lucky, Esquire, O magazine, MTV, The Washington Post, Digitas, Ogilvy, and many more.

Founded by three students while they were undergraduates at Harvard—Stephanie Kaplan Lewis ‘10, Windsor Hanger Western ‘10, and Annie Chandler Wang ‘11—Her Campus was a winner in Harvard College’s business plan competition, was a Gold Winner & Best All-Around Team in MassChallenge, and was named Top Small Business of the Year by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. The Her Campus co-founders have been named to Entrepreneur Magazine's Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America, BusinessWeek’s 25 Under 25 Best Young Entrepreneurs, Inc. magazine’s 30 Under 30 Coolest Young Entrepreneurs, The Boston Globe’s 25 Under 25, Forbes’s All-Star Student Entrepreneurs, Glamour magazine’s 20 Amazing Young Women, and The Boston Globe’s 25 Most Stylish Bostonians. Her Campus has been named to Forbes’s lists of The 100 Best Websites for Women and The 10 Best Websites for Millennial Women. 


Elaina Featherstone

The Her Campus Team