CEO of and Founder of 10 Minutes to Togetherness

Ann Shoket

CEO. Media Brand Builder. Next Gen Expert. Author and past Editor-in-Chief of Seventeen magazine. With each achievement in her career, Ann Shoket used her platform to help women step into their power and to redefine ambition and success for a new generation. Shoket has made her mark launching or reimaging media brands including CosmoGIRL and Seventeen. Most recently, as CEO and Owner of, a nationwide community of high-impact women and under-represented leaders, Shoket is redefining the intersection of content and community.

Shoket wrote a widely acclaimed book, The Big Life, which was hailed by The New York Times as “a guide for women in their 20s and 30s who are hungry for a job they love, a supportive network of friends, respect from their bosses and partners who want all those things for them as badly as they do.” Shoket is a speaker for corporations and conferences, including a popular TEDx Talk, “Why We Should All Be More Millennial.”

She has been a consultant and a contributor for Good Morning America. She also appears regularly as an expert on TV, including Today, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, CNN, and she was a guest judge for four seasons on America’s Next Top Model. Forbes named Shoket one of the “10 Most Powerful US Fashion Magazine Editors.” Folio: awarded her the “Top Women in Media” honor.