Award-winning writer and Social Media Strategist
Luvvie Ajayi is an award-winning writer and digital strategist who believes in the power of technology for social change. She’s been blogging for 10 years and AwesomelyLuvvie.com is her entertainment and humor blog where she covers all things pop culture from TV to technology to life’s random adventures.
She is a former columnist for EBONY.com, has contributed her writing to XOJane, Essence Magazine, Clutch Magazine and Uptown Magazine, and has been featured on Essence.com, The Root, Hello Beautiful and Madame Noire. She’s also winner of the Women’s Media Center 2012 Social Media Award.
As a social media strategist, Luvvie helps clients maximize their online presence to further their missions. She has presented at several conferences over the years including SXSW The Nonprofit Technology Conference, BlogHer, AFTRA Broadcast Conference, Chicago Social Media Summit, Social Media Week Lagos and more.
Luvvie is passionate about social justice and is addicted to shoes. She combined these loves and founded The Red Pump Project (Red Pump) with Karyn Watkins in March 2009. Red Pump is a national nonprofit organization that raises awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls, using red shoes! Their work has earned them a Congressional Record from the U.S. House of Representatives as well as recognition from the City of Chicago Council and much more.