BOSTON, MA (October 22, 2015) - Her Campus Media was recently recognized as one of the "Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America" by Entrepreneur magazine's Entrepreneur360™ Performance Index, a premier study delivering the most comprehensive analysis of private companies in America. Based on this study forged by Entrepreneur, Her Campus Media is recognized as a company that exemplifies growth, not just in top and bottom line, but also in sustainability and ability to achieve lasting success.
"We've spent the past five years building Her Campus Media from the ground up, from an idea in a Harvard dorm room to the global media and marketing powerhouse we are today, serving college women with our content and programming and providing unparalleled solutions for companies looking to reach the coveted college demographic. We are thrilled to have Entrepreneur Magazine recognize the value we've created by honoring us with this prestigious distinction," said Stephanie Kaplan Lewis, co-founder & CEO of Her Campus Media.
"Those honored have identified a problem, come up with a unique solution, and bravely built their enterprises around it," says Ryan Shea, president of Entrepreneur Media. "They've accomplished new ways of producing sustainable growth and are an inspiration to others who want to fulfill their own entrepreneurial goals...
BOSTON, MA (September 29, 2015) - Over the last six months, Her Campus has scoured the globe to find the most ambitious, talented and forward-thinking college women to recognize on its inaugural 22 Under 22 Most Inspiring College Women list. The college media and marketing powerhouse culled through nearly 1,000 powerful nominations and conducted interviews with many incredible applicants to narrow their list down to just 22.
"The level of talent we saw among the nominations made the selection process incredibly difficult," said Stephanie Kaplan Lewis, Co-founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Her Campus. "But we could not be more in awe of the truly aspirational group at which we have arrived."
Nominees were evaluated based on a mix of criteria including leadership experience, academic excellence, demonstrated passion for their cause, and ambitious goals for their future. The variety in the final list is astounding—from serving as a volunteer firefighter, to founding nonprofits and conference series, to publishing books, to leading the way for future generations of women in engineering...
BOSTON, MA (September 28, 2015) - Her Campus Media, the top media and marketing company for college women, is once again bringing its renowned fashion expertise to the runway for its 4th annual College Fashion Week® tour hitting Boston, NYC, DC and Atlanta this October. A nationwide, open casting call has slated hundreds of real college women of all shapes and sizes from numerous campuses and backgrounds to model the season's hottest trends for a spectacular catwalk strut–right in their own college towns.
"College Fashion Week is all about the real woman," said Windsor Hanger Western, cofounder and President of Her Campus and emcee of these events. "Our events aim to empower all women to look and feel beautiful, strong, confident, and stylish."
The diversity of the College Fashion Week® tour is seamlessly aligned with its official media sponsor, StyleWatch, the go-to millennial fashion and style resource celebrating people of all sizes, skin tones, hair types and personal tastes through publishing street style photos from all over the world. Christina Decker, an Assistant Editor from StyleWatch...
BOSTON, MA (September 28, 2015) - Her Campus, the #1 global online community for college women, is bringing #ActuallySheCan, a social media campaign that champions the female ambition, to University of South Florida, Tampa. #ActuallySheCan strives to empower women across all aspects of their lives - professional, personal, health and wellness. Famous faces including Eva Longoria, Lea Michele, Miranda Kerr, Emmy Rossum, Nina Dobrev, Estelle, Mel B, Connie Britton, Lo Bosworth and more have all gotten behind #ActuallySheCan, to encourage women (and men!) to embrace the hashtag #ActuallySheCan.
This Wednesday, Her Campus and #ActuallySheCan will bring the online conversation to campus and host a panel discussion on "The Path to Success."
Panelists include Kristin McGee, celebrity yoga instructor; Jennifer Walsh, founder of Pride & Glory; and Laura Brounstein, Special Projects Director of Cosmopolitan. Together they will help start a campus-wide conversation around female achievement and well-being to empower students to express their ambitions and truths...
Two revolutionary organizations team up for one very important mission: empowering millenials to vote
BOSTON, MA (September 17, 2015) - Her Campus Media, the #1 global community for college women, today announced its official partnership with Rock the Vote, the largest non-profit, non-partisan organization in the US dedicated to building the political power of young people. The college marketing powerhouse will tap into its extensive network of over 12 million college women and presence on over 290 college campuses to help fuel Rock the Vote’s campaign to register and turn out young voters. Her Campus will kick off efforts in support of Rock the Vote just in time for White House-backed National Voter Registration Day on September 22. Since the early 90s, Rock the Vote has revolutionized the use of pop culture and the arts to inspire millenials to take political action. At just 6 years old, Her Campus uses a similar model to launch the next generation of female media professionals.
"The Her Campus platform provides an unparalleled opportunity for college journalists to be heard and for their voices to be amplified,” said Stephanie Kaplan Lewis, co-founder and CEO of Her Campus. “Partnering with Rock the Vote is such a natural fit as we tap into this incredible organization as a vehicle for allowing college women to have the impact on this country's future that they deserve."
Ashley Spillane, president of Rock the Vote, shares Kaplan Lewis’s sentiments...
BOSTON, MA (September 14, 2015) - This September, the Peace Corps is collaborating with Her Campus Media to activate their global college network in support of the Let Girls Learn initiative, a government-wide commitment to bring increased focus, resources and impact to the critical issue of girls’ education.
Through Let Girls Learn, Peace Corps volunteers work at the grassroots level to expand access to education for girls around the world. As the largest global college community for women with over 6 million monthly users and chapters on over 290 campuses, Her Campus is committed to raising money and awareness for this initiative as it fits so seamlessly into their overall mission.
"Her Campus's mission has always been to serve college women," said Her Campus Co-Founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief Stephanie Kaplan Lewis. “This partnership gives us an incredible opportunity to leverage the community we’ve built to act as a platform and mouthpiece for the Let Girls Learn initiative, while also serving college women in an even broader sense, globally."
With the help of the Peace Corps, Her Campus chapters will be hosting fundraising events all month long ranging from bake sales, to car washes, to...
NEW YORK, NY (June 17, 2015) - These are the country’s future Anna Wintours, Cindi Leives, and Joanna Coleses—and they will all descend upon New York City July 25 and 26 with their smartphones, lip glosses, and – of course – business cards in hand for this summer’s most defining event for future media-ites. That’s because Her Campus Media (HerCampus.com), the #1 global community for college women with chapters at more than 270 colleges and universities, and leading college marketing firm, is hosting its 4th annual Her Conference on July 25 and 26 at Convene’s Financial District location in New York City. The event will bring together the country’s top college journalists and future media mavens for a weekend of career development, inspiration, networking, and beyond.
With the support of sponsors Amtrak, Social Superstore, Intel Corporation, chloe + isabel, and Chipotle, the two-day conference will feature panels such as “Does the Devil Really Wear Prada?: Life In An Entry Level Editorial Position”, “Let’s Get TECHnical: Leading Ladies in Tech”, “How to Make Your Start-up a Success: Entrepreneurs Share Their Stories”, “The Business of Blogging”, “Building a Career in PR”, workshops on networking, leadership skills, interviewing and more, plus interactive sessions on how to grow your Her Campus chapter for those attendees involved with the Her Campus chapters at their colleges.
Speakers hail from the dream employers of today’s budding media-ites, with speakers from Cosmopolitan, Lucky, Rodale, People.com, SELF...
(BOSTON, MA) - Her Campus Media has launched a search for its first-annual 22 Under 22 Most Inspiring College Women list to recognize and highlight ambitious, talented, and big-thinking undergraduate college women. As the #1 global community for college women with chapters at 250+ colleges and universities worldwide, Her Campus is thrilled to now leverage its deep connections in the college sphere to highlight the achievements of those collegiettes who are already accomplishing major feats before they even leave campus, whether it be through nonprofit work, start-up success, athletics, high-impact research, or in any other area.
The 22 Under 22 honorees will be influencers on their campus (and beyond) who demonstrate leadership, excel academically, are doing big things in an area that’s important to them, and who have ambitious goals for their future.
“Over the past five years working with thousands of college women, I have been floored by the remarkable things these women are accomplishing before they even have a diploma in hand. I am proud to further our mission of serving as a champion for college women through our inaugural 22 Under 22 competition to recognize the amazing contributions these women are making on their campuses and to society at large,” said Stephanie Kaplan Lewis, Co-founder, CEO & editor-in-Chief of Her Campus Media...
The Her Campus Guide to College Life: How to Manage Relationships, Stay Safe and Healthy, Handle Stress, and Have the Best Years of Your Life
BOSTON, MA (March 10, 2015) - From dating to internships—it’s everything you need to know about college.
Get ready for the best years of your life! Stephanie Kaplan Lewis, Windsor Hanger Western, and Annie Chandler Wang, Harvard-grad entrepreneurs and co-founders of Her Campus, the #1 global community for college women with 5.5+ million monthly users and chapters at 250+ colleges, are lending their collegiette expertise to the book world with this fresh and savvy take on a college girl’s survival guide.
Her Campus’s college guide is bursting with insider tips to help you navigate classes, relationships, and all your extracurriculars—including parties and Greek life—and much more. Whether you’re a seasoned upperclassman or are starting freshman year in just a few months, you’ll learn how to...
3rd Annual College Fashion Week® Brings the Catwalk to Campus in Boston, NYC, Chicago, SF
BOSTON, MA (September 12, 2014) - College Fashion Week®, the premier fashion show tour put on annually by Her Campus Media, kicks off on Saturday, October 4th in Boston, with stops in New York (Saturday, October 11th), Chicago (Saturday, October 18th) and San Francisco (Saturday, October 25th).
Each College Fashion Week show features real college women — or as Her Campus calls them, collegiettes™ — as its models, having them present the latest fashions to their friends and contemporaries right in their college town. Leading international e-retailer boohoo is the official fashion sponsor of this year’s tour and is recruiting fashion-forward college brand ambassadors who will bring head-turning trends direct to the student community. Boohoo will also be launching pop-up closets where attendees can check out the latest trends in clothing, shoes, and accessories so they can achieve the best-dressed status on campus this fall.
Official hair care sponsor TRESemme will style the hair looks for the fashion shows in each market backstage with the latest trends, and will host a Dry Styling Trend Bar at the shows where leading TRESemme stylists will elevate the attendees’ looks with the latest styles, inspired by the runways for many of New York’s most celebrated shows, while teaching them how to recreate and achieve these looks at home with...
BOSTON, MA (August 26, 2014) - Here at Her Campus, the #1 global community for college women, we’re plugged into what’s going on at colleges across the country. With a team of more than 4,000 students at more than 240 colleges and universities contributing to our site, we’ve got the inside scoop on who’s doing what and where. So with the new school year right around the corner, we thought it only appropriate to stack the schools… Her Campus style.
Read on for Her Campus’s 2014 College Rankings, where we’ll tell you which colleges have achieved Queen-Bey-level ***flawless status, which swoon-worthy campuses are clogging your Insta feed and which collegiettes™ are reveling in the royal treatment. We’ll also tell you where you can find the most attractive man candy, the future white-hat-wearing Olivia Popes, the best of the #GIRLBOSSes and much, much more.
“We wanted to turn the traditional college rankings on their head and put a fun, decidedly collegiette spin on them,” said Her Campus Co-Founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief Stephanie Kaplan Lewis. “The college experience is about so much more than just academics, and these rankings take a critical, multi-faceted look at our nation’s colleges and all they have to offer in and outside the classroom, while having (more than) a little bit of fun, too...
NEW YORK, NY (July 9, 2014) - These are the country’s future Anna Wintours, Cindi Leives, and Eva Chens—and they will all descend upon New York City this weekend with their smartphones, lipglosses, and – of course – business cards in hand for this summer’s most defining event for future media-ites. That’s because Her Campus Media (HerCampus.com), the #1 global community for college women with chapters at more than 240 colleges and universities, and leading college marketing firm, is hosting its 3rd annual National Intercollegiette Conference on July 12 and 13 at the Columbia University Faculty House in New York City. The event will bring together the country’s top college journalists and future media mavens for a weekend of career development, inspiration, networking, and beyond.
With the support of sponsors Intel Corporation, Amtrak, LUNA, and Chipotle, the two-day conference will feature panels such as “Does the Devil Really Wear Prada?: Life In An Entry Level Editorial Position”, “Let’s Get TECHnical: Leading Ladies in Tech”, “How to Make Your Start-up a Success: Female Entrepreneurs Share Their Stories”, “Behind the Blog: How Top Bloggers Found Their Niche”, “Doing Good: Opportunities in Social Enterprise and Cause-based Careers”, workshops on negotiation skills, fueling your body right, money management, and more, plus interactive sessions on how to grow your Her Campus chapter for those attendees involved with the Her Campus chapters at their colleges.
Speakers hail from the dream employers of today’s budding media-ites, with speakers from Seventeen, Cosmopolitan, Lucky, Teen Vogue, Women's Health...