Long-time food blogger and social media marketing consultant Stefania Pomponi Butler is co-founder and principal of CleverGirls Collective, a women-centric social media marketing agency. She is often invited to speak on blog-related topics. She spoke at BlogHer '07 on the subject of professional blogging, at BlogHer Business '08 on marketing to bloggers of color, and at Blog World Expo '08 on pitching to mom bloggers. In 2009 she spoke at the Engage Her conference on the subject of Social Media for Business, at BlogHer '09 about marketing to women of color, and presented the opening remarks at the Blogalicious conference as well as participated in a panel on Social Media.Named one of Forbes' Ten Mommy 'hood Gurus and one of 20 Mom Bloggers Making an Impact, Stefania has an extensive background in partner marketing/co-branding and social media consulting. Her recent honors include being named one of One of Babble.com's Top 50 Mommy Bloggers and Top 50 Food Bloggers being selected as a Parents' Magazine "Power Mom", and being "nominated" as One of 10 Social Media Women That Deserve a Vanity Fair Article. In addition to founding the popular and successful local, organic, family cooking, parenting, and design blog CityMama™ in 2003, Stefania is one of the Founding Editors of Kimchi Mamas™ and the MOMocrats™ which secured an interview with Barack Obama and a post from Michelle Obama during the 2008 presidential campaign.As a freelancer she contributes to various corporate websites and has articles published in the August 2008 and July 2010 issues of Good Housekeeping and August 2008 issue of Redbook. CityMama™, with over 4,000 RSS subscribers, is a Bloglines Parenting "QuickPick" and was named a Top 100 Blog by the Blogger Black Book. Her work has appeared in various parenting magazines, in the New York Times, KoreAm Journal, and on The Huffington Post.
Stefania works, cooks, and shops one of her 3 local farmer's market's weekly in Palo Alto, California.