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Elaine Welteroth

Awarding-winning journalist, author, former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue

Elaine Welteroth is an award-winning journalist, author and former Editor-in-Chief of Teen Vogue.

Throughout her magazine career, Elaine broke new ground as the youngest person and the second African-American to hold this title in Condé Nast’s 107-year history. Under her leadership, Teen Vogue notably increased coverage of news and politics, encouraging readers to become civically engaged, specifically during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. She is now a leading expert, advocate and voice for the next generation of change-makers. She has written for the hit show Grown-ish and has appeared on-camera for a range of media outlets, including ABC News and Netflix.

Elaine is a San Francisco Bay Area native who currently resides in Brooklyn with her fiancé and is a proud volunteer at the Lower East Girls Club in New York City.

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Mayor London Breed, City and County of San Francisco Seema Hingorani, Founder and Chair of Girls Who Invest, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of SevenStep Capital Chetna Gala Sinha, Founder and President, Mann Deshi Bank and Foundation Kaiser Wellness Break, hosted by Charisse Loriaux and Miia Williams Jennifer Siebel Newsom, First Partner of California, Filmmaker […]

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