Meet Team Mighty
Since 2000, Maggie Mason’s lifestyle site Mighty Girl has drawn hundreds of thousands of readers a month. Her Mighty Life List has been sponsored by Fortune 500 companies, and she is a co-founder of Mighty Events, which hosts Camp Mighty and the Mighty Summit. Mason pioneered the shopping blog space with Mighty Goods, named one of Time Magazine’s Top 50 Cool Sites of the Year and Best Shopping Site by Forbes and BusinessWeek. That site was acquired by Staircase Ventures in 2010, along with sister sites Mighty Haus and Mighty Junior. Mason is author of No One Cares What You Had for Lunch: 100 Ideas for Your Blog, and a two-time SxSW Bloggie nominee for lifetime achievement. She keynotes and speaks regularly at conferences including SxSW, Mom 2.0, the ALT Design Conference, and Blogher. She is a member of Intel’s social media advisory board, and her work has been featured on NPR’s Morning Edition Sunday, in The New York Times, and Elle Magazine among others. Maggie is a co-founder of Go Mighty. She lives in San Francisco with her son.
Laura Mayes is an Emmy-winning writer and a co-founder of Go Mighty, the Mom 2.0 Summit, the Mighty Summit & Camp Mighty, as well as Kirtsy. She has curated national art exhibits and installations, run nationwide programs to educate women about social media, thrown charitable and celebratory events across the country, and edited the book, Kirtsy Takes a Bow: A Celebration of Women’s Online Favorites. She speaks regularly at smart gatherings including SxSW, ALT Design Summit, TribeCon, and Interactive Strategies. Laura records her daily adventures at Blog con Queso.
Amber Doty is Go Mighty’s managing editor. In a past life, she spent six years as a pharmaceutical scientist advancing research and developing medicine to treat asthma and COPD. In 2012, she left the field to pursue a career in writing, editing, and internet wizardry. Her work has appeared on Disney’s Babble, Curvy Girl Guide, Your Tango, Huffington Post, MSN, Yahoo, Cafe Mom, as well as in anthologies. She records her daily musings on her personal blog, The Daily Doty.