Elaine Welteroth

Elaine Welteroth is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist and judge on the new Project Runway. She is known for her groundbreaking work at the helm of Teen Vogue, where, in 2017, she was appointed the youngest Editor-in-Chief at a Condé Nast publication.

Welteroth is now a leading expert and advocate for the next generation of change-makers. She was recently appointed Cultural Ambassador for Michelle Obama's When We All Vote initiative. She graduated from California State University, Sacramento, majoring in Mass Communication and Media Studies and minoring in journalism.

Welteroth has also written for the hit show Grown-ish and has appeared on-camera for a range of media outlets including ABC News and Netflix. Her debut book More Than Enough became an instant bestseller in 2019 and received an NAACP award in 2020.