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Elaine Welteroth

Elaine Welteroth is the New York Times bestselling author of More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say), recently published by Viking, as well as an award-winning journalist and judge on the new Project Runway. She was most recently editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue where she in 2017 became the youngest person ever appointed editor-in-chief (in Condé Nast’s 107-year history) and in 2012 had been the first African American ever to hold the post of beauty and health director at a Condé Nast publication. Prior to Teen Vogue, she was the senior beauty editor at Glamour and the beauty and style editor at Ebony. She’s now a leading expert and advocate for the next generation of change-makers. She has written for the hit show Grown-ish and has appeared on-camera for a range of media outlets including ABC News and Netflix. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.