Michelle Cove is the founder of MEDIAGIRLS, an award-winning nonprofit that teaches girls and young women how to know their self-worth and use social media to uplift one another. She is a best-selling author, award-winning filmmaker, and journalist whose projects have been featured on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” Katie Couric’s talk show “Katie,” “The Today Show,” and national publications including The Washington Post, Psychology Today, Parenting, and U.S. World News & Report. She is the author of the book I Love Mondays (Seal Press, 2012), co-author of the national bestseller I’m Not Mad, I Just Hate You!: A New Understanding of Mother-Daughter Conflict (Viking, 1999), and author of Seeking Happily Ever After (Tarcher Penguin, 2010). Michelle was Sr. Editor of the national magazine Girls’ Life, and continues to blog regularly for the award-winning Huffington Post Parents and Girls Leadership Institute. Michelle lectures and leads workshops around the U.S., and has spoken at numerous institutions including Harvard University, Stanford University, Boston College, Boston University, Clark University, and Sixth & I. She has presented at several conferences, including Mom 2.0 Summit, Celebrating Women: Mind, Body & Spirit, The National Media Literacy and Education Conference, Boston International Kids Film Festival and The Worcester Women’s Leadership Conference. Michelle is married with a 15-year-old daughter and lives in Brookline, Mass. Visit www.michellecove.com to learn more about Michelle’s projects.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS