SheKnows Media Takes on Underrepresented Women’s Health Conditions and Welcomes Julianne Hough and SpeakENDO to #BlogHer18 Health

Hough Will Speak About Her Personal Journey with Endometriosis During the Company’s First-Ever Health and Wellness Conference

NEW YORK--()--SheKnows Media, a leading women’s media company that reaches 89 million unique visitors per month (comScore) and more than 300 million social media fans, today announced that actress, dancer and Emmy Award-winning choreographer Julianne Hough will participate in a #LearnFromHer keynote session where she will share her personal journey with endometriosis during #BlogHer18 Health, a conference for health and wellness-focused female content creators taking place Jan. 30-31 in New York City.

SpeakENDO will sponsor the morning #LearnFromHer keynote on Jan. 31, which will feature a fireside chat with Hough and a 20-minute panel discussion on the often-underserved health issues and concerns that affect women everywhere, such as endometriosis. Panelists will share their personal health journeys, how they are using their voices to help others, and steps women can take to have a better conversation with their healthcare provider.

SpeakENDO is a campaign for women who want to learn more about endometriosis, those who are trying to find out what may be causing their symptoms, as well as women already diagnosed with the disease. Endometriosis is a chronic and painful disease that affects an estimated one in 10 women of reproductive age.1,2 Women with endometriosis can suffer for up to six to 10 years before proper diagnosis4,5. Despite being one of the most common gynecologic disorders in America, there is a lack of awareness and prioritization of endometriosis as an important women’s health issue.6

In addition to the #LearnFromHer keynote, SpeakENDO will also have a booth at #BlogHer18 Health, where attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the disease and share their personal story by recording a video.

“Celebrating the personal stories and medical discoveries that advance the conversation about women’s health is core to the mission of #BlogHer18 Health,” said Samantha Skey, President of SheKnows Media. “The conference is an ideal platform for campaigns like SpeakENDO, and we are thrilled to welcome them as a premier sponsor.”

Taking place live at SheKnows Media’s first-ever health and wellness conference, the Company’s #LearnFromHer platform features female credentialed experts, including doctors, therapists and nutritionists who offer insight into new or tried-and-true medical innovations and practices, as well as answer pressing questions about health and wellness.

More than 500 content creators, social media influencers, authors, entrepreneurs, brand executives and industry thought leaders are expected to attend #BlogHer18 Health. To date, mainstage speakers include: Arianna Huffington, media icon and creator of Thrive Global; Jillian Michaels, one of the world’s foremost wellness entrepreneurs; and Camila Alves McCanaughey, co-founder of Yummy Spoonfuls; celebrity nutritionist and best-selling author Kelly Leveque; HBFit.com Founder Hannah Bronfman; and more.

To learn more about SpeakENDO, visit SpeakENDO.com. For more information about or to register for #BlogHer18 Health, click here. More information about SheKnows Media can be found at www.sheknowsmedia.com.

SpeakENDO is sponsored by AbbVie, a global, research-driven biopharmaceutical company.

Sources:

1 ACOG FAQ 2012 Page 1, How common is endometriosis?

2 APGO Endometriosis Guidelines Page 6, Col 2, Para 2, Lines 1-6

3 APGO Endometriosis Guidelines Page 16, Col 2, Para 1, Lines 1-7

4 Greene 2009 Page 35, Table 1

5 Mao 2010 Page 111, Table 1; Page 112, Table 1

6 Missmer, S, Hankinson, S, Spiegelman, D, Barbieri, R, Marshall, L, Hunter, D. Incidence of Laparoscopically Confirmed Endometriosis by Demographic, Anthropometric, and Lifestyle Factors. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2004; 160 (8): 784-796.

About SheKnows Media

SheKnows Media is a top women’s lifestyle digital media company with 89 million unique visitors per month (comScore) and more than 300 million social media fans and followers. The company operates a family of leading media properties that include SheKnows.com, BlogHer.com, STYLECASTER.com and HelloFlo.com. With a mission of women inspiring women, SheKnows Media is revolutionizing the publishing industry by forging a new kind of model that seamlessly integrates users, editors and content creators onto a single platform designed to empower all women to discover, share and create. Whether it’s parenting or pop culture, fashion or food, DIY or décor, our award-winning editorial team, Experts, bloggers and social media influencers produce authentic and on-trend content every day. We dig deep to learn what makes our audience tick, revealing unexpected insights on women and digital media. Our robust, end-to-end suite of premium branded content and influencer marketing solutions generate nearly 1 billion ad impressions per month (sources: DFP), allowing brands to distribute authentic content and integrated advertising at scale.

SheKnows Media is based in New York and Scottsdale, Ariz., with offices in Los Angeles and Chicago. We also operate internationally in Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.

About SpeakENDO

SpeakENDO is a campaign for women who want to learn more about endometriosis, those trying to find out what may be causing their symptoms and women already diagnosed with endometriosis. The campaign offers the latest news and information about endometriosis, true stories about women living with endometriosis and resources to help women have a better conversation with their healthcare provider. Endometriosis is a chronic and painful disease that affects an estimated one in 10 women of reproductive age. 1, 2 Despite being one of the most common gynecologic disorders in America, there is a lack of awareness and prioritization of endometriosis as an important women’s health issue.3 Learn more at SpeakENDO.com, and join the conversation online by sharing #SpeakENDO.

Contacts

SheKnows Media
Jenni Ottum, 480-231-4887
jenni.ottum@sheknows.com
or
SpeakENDO
Antoinette Haubert, 847-936-5382
antoinette.haubert@abbvie.com

Contacts

SheKnows Media
Jenni Ottum, 480-231-4887
jenni.ottum@sheknows.com
or
SpeakENDO
Antoinette Haubert, 847-936-5382
antoinette.haubert@abbvie.com