Windsor Hanger Western, President and co-founder of Her Campus Media, has been named one of Min’s 2016 Rising Stars. Min, magazine media’s trusted source for more than 60 years for consumer and B2B brands, has awarded industry leaders in media and publishing since 2003.
The Rising Star award recognizes media leaders who have established the groundwork for the evolution and future success of their magazine brands. These media leaders, who are 30 years and under, have taken on unique challenges and have made a profound impact on the media industry. This award is a testament to Windsor Hanger Western’s ability to lead and innovate fearlessly, in addition to making a difference in magazine media.
As the number one new media brand for the empowered college woman, Her Campus Media has achieved success and grown substantially over the past few years. Windsor Hanger Western’s role in the advancement of Her Campus Media has earned her several awards, including being named to BusinessWeek’s 25 Under 25 Best Young Entrepreneurs, Inc. magazine’s 30 Under 30 Coolest Young Entrepreneurs, Glamour Magazine’s 20 Amazing Young Women, and The Boston Globe’s 25 Most Stylish Bostonians. She is honored to be named as one of Min's 2016 Rising Stars in magazine media, and looks forward to what the future holds for Her Campus Media.
Min will be recognizing this year's Rising Stars at a private awards ceremony in New York in December.
ABOUT HER CAMPUS
Her Campus Media (HerCampus.com) is the #1 global community for college women with a monthly multi-platform reach of more than 20 million users. HerCampus.com 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.