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Julie Pippert is a Houston, Texas-based communications strategist who specializes in creative business communication and social media outreach for parenting, political, nonprofit, and advocacy groups. Her projects have included award-winning work for the American Red Cross Emergency Social Data Summit, cybersecurity and biotechnology social media management, program management for Blue Star Museums and National Endowment for the Arts, long-term workshops, digital marketing for parenting and baby products, political consulting, and advisory board for American Cancer Society’s More Birthdays and Choose You.
Julie built her skills as a writer and managing editor in the high-tech and publishing industries. Currently, Julie contributes to online epublishing sites, and has a monthly parenting column at Savvy Source. She was a contributing author to Kirtsy Takes a Bow; has been published in several news services, including Chicago Sun Times, Houston Chronicle, and The Guardian. She has spoken at Netroots Nation (’09), Mom 2.0 (’10), Houston social media (’10, ’11), Leveraging Social Media (’11) and Texas Conference for Women (’11) about online branding, the macro-impact of social media, and using social media in business.
Mother, work life flexibility advocate, social media obsessive and entrepreneur, Chrysula Winegar is passionate about women, especially mothers, and their capacity to change the world. She blogs on WORK. LIFE. BALANCE. at chrysulawinegar.com, agitating for work policy reform at the Huffington Post, MomsRising.org and others. Chrysula also champions global development issues for mothers and children at her mother activism blog, When You Wake Up A Mother. She truly believes that when you wake up a mother, you wake up the world.
Chrysula brings her convictions, past corporate experience with giants like Ernst & Young, Estee Lauder, NatWest UK and 20 years as a marketer and communicator, combined with an insider’s view on engaging women in social media. Recent projects include advising the UN Foundation and the ABC Million Moms Challenge. She presented for the last two years at the UN Foundation/Mashable Social Good Summit, and is a regular conference speaker both domestically and abroad. Chrysula and her husband have four children. She is Australian by birth, and has lived in five countries and ten cities. For the last 12 years she’s been based in New York City and surrounds. Her husband says if she ever loses her accent, the marriage is over!