Cindi Leive '88
Cindi Leive ’88 is a journalist; senior fellow at USC-Annenberg, co-founder of The Meteor; and former editor-in-chief of Self and Glamour. At Glamour, one of the most celebrated women's media brands in America, she launched digital, social media, and video platforms, grew its audience to the highest levels in its history, and received a record number of editorial awards. She is also the author of several Glamour-branded books on relationships, fashion, and food.
A lifelong advocate for women’s issues, Leive is the founder of The Girl Project, Glamour’s nonprofit initiative to send girls to secondary school worldwide. She is also a board member for Time’s Up and the Brooklyn Public Library. She served as past president of the American Society of Magazine Editors and vice president of the International Women’s Media Foundation. Leive has received numerous awards throughout her career, and is the co-producer of Together We Rise, about the making of the 2017 Women’s March.
Leive, who graduated from the College with a B.A. in English literature, lives in New York City with her husband and two children.