Julie Zeilinger is the founder and editor of the FBomb, a feminist writing platform for teens and young adults that partnered with Gloria Steinem and Jane Fonda’s organization, the Women’s Media Center, in 2014. She has worked as a staff writer at Mic.com and an editor at MTV News, where she helped develop the site’s first youth contributor platform. Her writing has been published on Vox, the Huffington Post, Forbes, Jezebel, and CNN among other publications. She is also the author of two books: ‘College 101: A Girl’s Guide to Freshman Year’ (2014) and ‘A Little F’d Up: Why Feminism Is Not a Dirty Word’ (2012).
Julie has been named one of the “Forbes 30 Under 30,” Newsweek’s “150 Women Who Shake The World,” one of the “Jezebel 25,” one of the “Eight most influential bloggers under 21” by Women’s Day Magazine, one of More Magazine’s “New Feminists You Need To Know,” and one of The Times of London’s “40 Bloggers Who Really Count.”
Julie is originally from Pepper Pike, Ohio and graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University in 2015.