Miki Agrawal is the co-founder and CEO of THINX, a high-tech, beautiful underwear solution for women with periods. She and her partners teamed up with AFRIpads in Uganda to fund the creation of 7 resuable cloth pads in Africa for every pair of underwear sold, to get millions of girls back in school. She's also the author of Do Cool Sh*t, which hit #1 on Amazon's bestseller list in entrepreneurship, and the founder of WILD, an acclaimed farm-to-table restaurant in NYC and Las Vegas.
She was a recipient of the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival’s “Disruptive Innovation Award” and named 2013’s Forbes’ “Top 20 Millienials On a Mission”. She is the founder of the acclaimed farm-to-table, alternative pizza concept called WILD in NYC. She has since partnered with Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh to open the concept in Downtown Las Vegas.
Miki is an identical twin, half-Japanese, half-Indian French Canadian, former professional soccer player and graduate of Cornell University.
One of the first women photographers to work for National Geographic, Annie Griffiths has photographed in nearly 150 countries during her illustrious career. She has worked on dozens of magazine and book projects for National Geographic, including stories on Lawrence of Arabia, Baja California, Galilee, Petra, Sydney, New Zealand, and Jerusalem.
Megan Eileen McDonough is a San Francisco-based writer, blogger and content strategist. She runs Bohemian Trails, an award-winning blog designed for the savvy and stylish traveler and contributes to a number of media outlets—Business Insider, WIRED, Budget Travel, Fodor’s and AFAR among others. Her lust for adventure began during a semester working for a fashion agency in London followed by a two-year stint at a record label in New York. Since then, her cultural escapades have taken her through Europe, the Middle East, Asia, the Americas and the Caribbean. She has two passports (United States and Ireland), is married to an Argentine entrepreneur and considers herself a citizen of the world. Megan has worked with a number of brands to better harness the power of social media and strategic copy. Some of her credits include Hearst, Condé Nast, The New York Times, Sonia's Travels, Wind-up Records and Driver Digital. Bohemian Trails was awarded a Travel + Leisure SMITTY for Best Use of Social Media by an Independent Travel Photo-Journalist/Videographer and is currently ranked among the Top 50 Travel Blogs in the world.
Friday, March 4, 2016 /
The weekend kicks off with an awesome pre-party!
Get to know attendees and speakers in an awesome kick-off event at The Wu Room from 6-8 p.m., that will give you a sneak preview of what this whole thing is about!
- Drinks & snacks provided
- Network with attendees and speakers
- Travel tips & trip ideas
Our pre-party is co-sponsored by Expedia. Come celebrate the start of an amazing weekend with us!
The Main Day
Saturday, March 5, 2016 /
March 5th is the main day of the Women's Travel Fest, which will feature voices from keynote speakers, a great marketplace, and a fun after-party. We'll be going in-depth with the leading ladies of travel. Join us!
9:30: Doors open
10:15-11:00: Beauty & Clothing: Tricks of the Trade
11:15-12:00: Solo Not Alone: How and Where to Meet Other Travelers
12-1 The Most Remote Places on Earth with Annie Griffiths
1 p.m: Lunch
2-2:45: A Woman in the World with Miki Agrawal
3-3:45: Emotions Abroad: How to Deal with The Not-So-Fun Side of Travel
- Lunch provided
- Open bar after party
- Trip Giveaway!
- Awesome swag bag
Sunday, March 6 /
Get more detailed information on a variety of awesome topics.
Workshops will be held at our official hotel, Wyndham Garden Chinatown.
- Amy Gigi Alexander
- Anne Taylor Hartzell
- Ashley Lyn Olson
- Beth Whitman
- Courtney Scott
- Deidre Mathis
- Erin Michelson
- Jade Broadus
- Julia Cosgrove
- Kaeli Conforti
- Kristin Luna
- Lavinia Spalding
- Mara Gorman
- Mary Beth Bond
- Natasha Bhuyan
- Photo Gallery
- Rachel Friedman
- Sample Page
- Speakers 2014
- Speakers 2015
- Sponsors & Exhibitors
- Tara Russell