Elaine Welteroth

Elaine Welteroth | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Elaine Welteroth | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Editor, and Teen Vogue Journalist, Influential African-American on "The Root 100" list.
Gain valuable insights into the media industry and learn how to promote diversity and inclusion with Elaine Welteroth, speaker, journalist, and advocate for social justice.
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Elaine Welteroth | Speaker Biography

Youngest Editor at Teen Vogue
First Black Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Californian
Advocate for race, gender, and identity issues

Elaine Welteroth is a journalist and editor known for her significant contributions to the media industry. Born on January 16, 1987, she became the youngest editor at Teen Vogue, serving as Beauty & Health Director from 2015 to 2016. Welteroth started her journalism career at the University of California, Berkeley, where she was the first Black student to be editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper, The Daily Californian. She then joined Teen Vogue, working as a beauty intern before contributing to other publications such as Glamour, Cosmopolitan, and Allure.

In addition to her editorial roles, Welteroth has been a speaker at various events and conferences, sharing her insights and experiences in the media industry. She has also authored articles for prestigious outlets like The New York Times, focusing on issues related to race, gender, and identity. Welteroth is known for her advocacy efforts, speaking publicly about her experiences with racism and sexism in the workplace to raise awareness and inspire change.

As of March 30, 2024, Elaine Welteroth continues to make strides in her career, demonstrating her versatility and impact within the media landscape. Her achievements serve as a testament to her passion, resilience, and unwavering commitment to creating a more inclusive world through storytelling and journalism.

Why Should You Book Elaine Welteroth?

Book Elaine Welteroth as a speaker to inspire your team with her groundbreaking journey in the media industry, from becoming the youngest editor at Teen Vogue to advocating for diversity and inclusion. Her compelling storytelling and firsthand experiences with overcoming racism and sexism will motivate and empower your audience. Elevate your event with her unique insights on race, gender, and identity.

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