Journalist, Media Leader & Advocate

Cindi Leive

Cindi Leive is a journalist, media leader and advocate for women. A cultural critic who appears frequently on TV and live events, she is the former editor-in-chief of both Glamour and Self magazines; the force behind barrier-breaking initiatives like Glamour Women of the Year (the country’s preeminent event showcasing women) and The Girl Project (supporting girls’ education); and the author or producer of numerous books including the 2018 New York Times bestseller Together We Rise, about the making of the Women’s March. Cindi has interviewed heads of state, Hollywood and fashion’s biggest personalities, and iconic leaders from all walks of life. Her many awards and honors include recognition from the White House, the United Nations, and various media organizations. She is currently a senior fellow at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Center.