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Morra Aarons-Mele

2012 Speaker

Morra  Aarons-Mele is the founder of digital cause marketing firm Women Online and its influencer network The Mission List. She is an Internet marketer who has been working with women online since 1999. She helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first Internet chat, and launched Wal-Mart’s first blog. She was founding political director for, and has written for BlogHer as well as The Huffington Post, MomsRising, The New York Times, and The Guardian. She has covered events from the White House to the campaign trail to Harvard Law School in her role as a blogger on women, politics and work. She has taught at the Yale Women’s Campaign School, the Harvard Kennedy School and at the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders forum at Harvard, as well as at the Johns Hopkins Graduate School of Communication. Aarons-Mele is the author of “Women and Leadership in the Digital Age.” Her work on blogging and entrepreneurism was published by the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Project Zero. She was named one of’s top 25 bloggers changing the world. Aarons-Mele worked in various roles at leading online companies, including,, and at iVillage UK. She serves on the Board of PostPartum Progress and on the March of Dimes MA Revenue Committee. Aarons-Mele has degrees from Harvard’s Kennedy School and Brown University. @Aarons-Mele am