Dresden Shumaker

Dresden Shumaker

I'm a storyteller.

Dresden is a digital content creator and freelance writer specializing in pop culture, women's health issues, multigenerational families and single parenting.

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How Can I Define Myself With Just One Word? | BlogHer

How Can I Define Myself With Just One Word? | BlogH...


Dresden Shumaker

Dresden chronicles her adventures in single parenting (including the awesome story of how the internet got her pregnant) on CreatingMotherhood.com. For the last few years she has worked in new media for a tech startup in Philadelphia, as a web designer and graphic artist, and as a freelance writer. She...

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Voices of the Year 2012 - Dresden Shumaker

BlogHer's 2012 Voices of the Year program, featuring Dresden Shumaker....

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Announcing the 2014 BlogHer Voices & Photos of the Year!

One community of greatness, thousands of submissions, 34 committee members to read every single entry (more than once)... And nine weeks later, we have the results: The 2014 BlogHer Voices & Photos of the Year! (Affectionately known—if not by all, then at least by us—as #VOTY and #PhOTY.)...

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Announcing: BlogHer ‘13 Newbie Networking Workshop & Conference Mentors

Each year, BlogHer welcomes newbies to the conference with a special breakfast and welcome to break the ice, get to know other people who are there for the first time, and to get acclimated before the hustle and bustle of the programming begins. This year we’ve got a few new...

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Voices of the Year Community Keynote

Hey Everyone. Welcome to the Community Keynote. The annual BlogHer Voices of the Year. I am so excited tonight because we are doing something very special to honor great writing. This year BlogHer has partnered with Open Road Integrated Media and for the first time the Community Keynote will be...

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Announcing the BlogHer Buddy System, Brought to You by BlogHer's Official Communications Sponsor, Skype

Today, we are launching an awesome way for you to get to know a lot more people at BlogHer '14! It's called the BlogHer Buddy System, and it is brought to you with the assistance and technology of our Official Communications Sponsor for BlogHer '14: Skype....

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What Does It Feel Like to Be a VOTY? 3 More Voices of the Year Share Their Stories

As your submissions for Voices of the Year (VOTY) and Photos of the Year (PhOTY) continue to roll in, we continue to send virtual high fives in your direction. Whether you're submitting your own work or submitting the work of your fellow bloggers and photographers, you are continuing in our...


BlogHer '13

BlogHer is thrilled to bring our 9th annual conference back to Chicago for a third time, this year at the Sheraton Chicago and McCormick Place on July 25-27, 2013. Be sure to join us and register now!...

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With Enrollment Deadline Looming, Sebelius Listens to Bloggers' Healthcare Stories

With the deadline for open enrollment for healthcare coverage looming on March 31, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius took the time today to speak with a small group of bloggers with questions to ask—and compelling stories to tell—about health insurance....

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Announcing the Geek Bar at BlogHer ’12!

There is nothing that gets me right *here* more than a great piece of code and efficient use of negative space, and that’s why I am so giddy about this year’s line up for the Geek Bar at BlogHer ’12!Modeled after Apple’s Genius Bar, we dedicate one room during each...

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#BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Voices of the Year Submissions Are Open!

EDITED ON 2/9: Submissions have closed for the 2015 #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Voices of the Year.EDITED ON 01/19: See below for clarification on the definition of submission categories.Today, we kick off your nominations for the Voices of the Year, our annual celebration of the most inspiring voices in our...


BlogHer '11

BlogHer '11 will bring over three thousand attendees together from all over the world to share hands-on learning, rich discussions, opportunities to meet with the brands that support them and plentiful networking opportunities....


BlogHer Food '13

BlogHer Food '13 will bring food bloggers together to learn, share, inspire, and of course, to EAT! Join us in Austin, TX on June 7-8, 2013....


BlogHer '12

BlogHer's 8th Annual Conference: New York City, August 3-4!On Thursday, August 2, President Barack Obama addressed the BlogHer '12 conference live, via video. Watch it now!  Read more about this unique address by the president of the United States....