Catherine Connors is a writer, editor, entrepreneur, activist and mother, not necessarily in that order. She's the former Editor In Chief of Disney Interactive Family and Babble.com (acquired by Disney in 2011), and the founder of Demeter Media, a media development company dedicated to creating and supporting gender-authentic media for women, girls and families. She's also a former academic specializing in the place of women and the family in the history of political philosophy, and the author of HerBadMother.com, which was named one of TIME’s Top 25 Blogs of 2012.
Catherine is an in-demand commentator on topics related to motherhood, parenting and family life. She's made appearances on most major media outlets, including CNN, NPR, and Good Morning America, and HerBadMother.com has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Globe and Mail, the American Prospect, the London Times, and other publications, as well as on CNN, ABC, CBC and the BBC online. Her writing has appeared in a wide range of both popular and academic publications; she's currently at work on her first full-length book, on the intersection of feminism and fairy tales.