Cindi Leive '88
Cindi Leive ’88 is the former editor-in-chief of Glamour, one of the most celebrated women's media brands in America. At Glamour, 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 the International Women’s Media Foundation and the Brooklyn Public Library. She has received numerous awards throughout her career, including The Matrix Award from Women in Communications; the NBCC Award for women’s health advocacy; and multiple National Magazine Awards for print, digital, and video achievement.
Leive, who graduated from the College with a B.A. in English literature, lives in New York City with her husband, Howard Bernstein, and children, Lucy and Isaac.