Event Details

Finding Your Voice: Cornell Women in Media – a career conversation
New York, NY

Meet three women who have transformed their Cornell/Human Ecology degrees into successful media domains. Join them in conversation and learn from their experiences, gain insights from their careers in media, and engage with others around the topics of entrepreneurship, building a successful career path, and much more.

WHAT:      Bringing together Cornell alumnae, students and friends
                 for an evening to gather together, share ideas, learn
                 from each another, network, and enjoy great food and drink!
WHEN:     Tuesday, January 9, 2018
TIME:        6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
WHERE:   Ropes & Gray Offices, 1211 6th Ave, New York, NY 10036 MAP
COST:      $20 per person for alumnae and FREE for current students

Jordana Abraham’11 Human Ecology, Policy, Analysis & Management; co-founder and Chief Content Officer of the Betches website launched in 2011 with her two roommates while in her senior year at Cornell University. Betches has since evolved into a larger niche humor category discussing topics such as celebrities, health and fitness, politics, and TV and movie recaps.  The business includes a lucrative webpage, viral social media accounts, a podcast, a national comedy tour, an online shop called Shop Betches and the authoring of two best-selling books, I Had A Nice Time And Other Lies… and Nice Is Just A Place In France. The Betches Instagram account has over 5.9 million followers. http://www.betches.com/

Lisa Drayer ’96, Human Ecology, Nutritional Science; an award-winning nutritionist, author, journalist, and television personality.  Her work in the fields of nutrition, health and beauty has positively impacted countless consumers through her presence across multiple media platforms. As a registered dietitian with degrees in both nutritional sciences and health journalism, Lisa combines her broad knowledge and reporting skills to offer the kind of straightforward guidance and insight you would get from a trusted friend. Lisa believes in living life at its healthiest and achieving “beauty from the inside out.” In addition to her two books The Beauty Diet and Strong, Slim, and 30!, Lisa is a health and nutrition contributor to CNN, and appears in the pages of many of the country’s top magazines, on her own website and others. http://www.lisadrayer.com/about-lisa-drayer/.

Ellie Krieger ‘88 Human Ecology, Nutritional Science. Host and executive producer of the Public Television cooking series “Ellie’s Real Good Food,” and the Food Network’s hit show “Healthy Appetite,” Ellie is a New York Times bestselling, James Beard Foundation and IACP award-winning author of five cookbooks. Her most recent is You Have it Made: Delicious, Healthy Do-Ahead Meals. A weekly columnist for The Washington Post, she has been a columnist for Fine Cooking, Food Network magazine and USA Today. Ellie speaks regularly at events around the country, appears on national television shows, such as Today and Good Morning America, and has been featured in magazines like Better Homes and Gardens, People, and Self.  Ellie is a registered dietitian who earned her bachelors of science from Cornell and her master’s in nutrition education from Teacher’s College Columbia University. http://www.elliekrieger.com/about/

Rachel Casanova ’95 Human Ecology, DEA; Vice President, Human Ecology Alumni Association Board

For questions, please contact the Human Ecology Alumni Affairs & Development Office
607-255-7802 or heaad@cornell.edu
Sponsored by the
College of Human Ecology Alumni Association (HEAA) Board and the Cornell Women’s Network(CWN)