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Shanthi Blanchard

About Shanthi Blanchard

Shanthi is a writer and consultant based in New York City. As a digital and brand strategist, Shanthi works for women entrepreneurs and rural businesses on a mission to improve the world. She is also a passionate political writer, sports enthusiast, and runner. Follow her in twitter and Instagram @Oms4Shanthi. Pitch Shanthi: shanthi@heragenda.com

This Tiny Eleven-Year-Old Scientist Is Taking On The Flint Water Crises

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

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Tory Burch Foundation Releases Their New “Battle Of The Sexes” T-Shirt

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

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Is Your Business Booming? These Are The Three Tools You Need

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand At Ozy Fest: ‘We Are So Poised To Fight Harder Than We Ever Have Before’

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

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One Quarter Of Americans Believe We’ll Be Able To Time Travel Before We Have More Female CEOs

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

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Here’s What You Need To Know About The Backlash Against ‘A Day Without A Woman’

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

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The Academy Has Taken Steps To Ensure More Diversity But Is It Enough?

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

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The First Black Female Astronaut Wants You To Succeed In STEM

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

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What You Need To Know About Marine Le Pen, The Far Right (and Potential) Future Leader of France

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

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These Olympic Gymnasts Are Taking On The Man Who Assaulted Them

“Scared money don’t make no money” isn’t just a popular hip-hop colloquialism used by the likes of Jeezy, Lil Wayne, and Meek Mill, but for financier Nicole Reyes, it’s a way of life. Walking into a dismal job market at … Read More

Val Boreland has worked at some of cable television’s top entertainment companies. From Lifetime, to Comedy Central, to working with Sean “Diddy” Combs to launch Revolt, Val knows the ins and out of the entertainment industry all too well. Today, … Read More

Human Ventures is building the next generation of your new favorite brands and apps. Leading this change and the Core Human Team at Human Ventures is Heather Hartnett; a woman with a skill to build running through her veins. Heather … Read More

Growing up, Rianka Dorsainvil, CFP®, never imagined that she would dedicate her career to helping others plan their financial futures. But she knew that she had a love for math and connecting with people. Her interest in financial planning began … Read More

Laurie Segall never imagined she’d end up as a senior technology correspondent for CNN or editor-at-large for CNN Tech – what she did know was how fascinated she was by those that took a different path. It is there, right … Read More

D’Angela “Dia” Simms started off as Sean “Diddy” Combs’ executive assistant 12 years ago. But with the “can’t stop, won’t stop” hustle, she’s climbed the ranks with style and grace and she’s now president of Diddy’s media, lifestyle and entertainment brand Combs … Read More

I first sat down with Sarah Kim in 2015, and since then, a lot has changed (and that is putting it mildly). After learning about her publication, By Way Of Brooklyn, a beautiful magazine that showcases strong women who happened … Read More

As we kick off 2018, you’re likely searching for inspiration and motivation to begin the year on a productive high note. At Her Agenda, we deeply believe in the notion that you can’t be what you can’t see. Week after … Read More

Since the founding of our nation, Washington, D.C., has been the hub of power players and politics focused on driving what’s best for Americans. And while that notion has certainly come under more scrutiny as of late, Washington still has … Read More

Morra Aarons-Mele is a pioneer and visionary. She was one the first leaders to recognize the power of women united and bring that into the digital space. She even helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat. As … Read More

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