Glam Joins Community of Women at Annual Event Hosted by California First Lady Maria Shriver and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
NEW YORK — October 17, 2007 — Mode Media (corp.mode.com), number one in reach for women online, announced its partnership with The Women’s Conference 2007. Hosted by California First Lady Maria Shriver and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, The Women’s Conference is the nation’s premier forum for women. In support of the conference’s effort to unite women in a shared conversation, Glam will run dedicated programming promoting the conference’s “WE Empower” message, including comprehensive live coverage from the event, Q&A profiles on Shriver and other conference speakers, and interactive features that allow women everywhere to take part in conference programs. Glam will also host a virtual version of The Women’s Conference’s ten-point pledge so that its audience can join the conference community even if they’re unable to attend in person.
The sold-out Women’s Conference, which takes place October 23rd in Long Beach, California, will feature more than 50 dynamic world leaders, including Queen Rania of Jordan, former Prime Minister Tony Blair, the spouses of all the leading presidential candidates, Diane von Furstenberg, Jamie Lee Curtis, Joan Baez, Vanessa Williams, Nora Ephron, Elizabeth Gilbert, Raven Symone, Dr. Martha Beck and many others.
“I want as many women as possible to participate in The Women’s Conference and be moved and inspired by the once-in-a-lifetime conversations that take place there,” said California First Lady Maria Shriver. “With its remarkable and unparalleled ability to reach women online, Mode Media is a natural partner for our organization. We are thrilled to be joining with Glam.com to empower a new audience of women to become architects of change in their lives, families, workplaces and communities.”
“We are honored to be a partner of The Women’s Conference community — which inspires women to become architects of change and gives a voice and platform for powerful and inspirational women,” said Samir Arora, chairman and CEO of Mode Media. “Mode Media embodies the passion and spirit of all women.”
Mode Media, with more than 22 million unique visitors, reaches women audiences by bringing together the authentic and passionate voices of independent life and style websites and blogs. Mode Media’s innovative distributed media model distributes and syndicates content throughout Glam owned-and-operated websites, including Glam.com and the Glam Publisher Network of more than 400 popular life and style sites.
About The Women’s Conference
The Women’s Conference is the largest and most dynamic one-day gathering of women in the nation. Recognized for its unparalleled capacity to inspire and empower women to become architects of change, the annual conference unites more than sixty leaders with 14,000 women in one arena, plus thousands more virtually, to share enriching stories of transformation and success, words of encouragement, and life lessons.
Under the leadership of California First Lady Maria Shriver, the non-profit, non-partisan women’s conference has grown from a California government initiative for working professionals into a life-changing experience and national network of women from all walks of life, backgrounds and perspectives. Its thriving online community and year-round programs make The Women’s Conference an ongoing source of support, inspiration and motivation for the tens of thousands it has touched.
About Mode Media
Mode Media is a distributed media company ranked number one in reach for women with over 22 million unique visitors in the U.S. and 35 million globally, as measured by comScore Media Metrix. Mode Media brings together owned and operated websites including its flagship website, Glam.com; the Glam Publisher Network of more than 400+ popular lifestyle websites, blogs, and magazines; and syndicated content from leading media companies. These sites are integrated into an advertising and content platform providing reach and relevancy to premium advertisers. Mode Media is backed by blue-chip venture-capital firms leading the new media wave, including: Accel Partners (Facebook, BrightCove); DAG Ventures (Friendster, Plaxo); Draper Fisher Jurvetson (Skype: eBay, Technorati); Walden Venture Capital and Information Capital (Tickle/eMode: Monster, NetObjects).