14-15th August 2015,  RACV Royal Pines,  Gold Coast
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Heather Armstrong

Heather B. Armstrong is widely acknowledged to as one of the most popular bloggers in the world. She has more than 1.5 million followers on Twitter and was recently named by Forbes Magazine as one of the 30 most influential women in media, along with Diane Sawyer, Kelly Ripa and Oprah Winfrey. Time Magazine has twice listed her website as one of the 25 best blogs in the world. She has been profiled in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, and she’s appeared as a guest on Oprah, The Today Show and CNN. Most recently named Forbes Magazine’s top 100 websites for women and Time Magazine’s Best Blog of 2011.

In 2014 she was presented the Vanguard Iris Award for her excellence in writing. Additionally, she’s been named the “Queen of the Mommy Bloggers” by the New York Times. In 2011 she joined Christy Turlington and the Every Mother Counts team (dedicated to Maternal Health Issues) where she serves on the Board of Directors.

Armstrong is the author of the 2009 New York Times best selling book, It Sucked and Then I Cried: How I Had a Baby, a Breakdown, and a Much Needed Margarita. Armstrong lives in Salt Lake City with her daughters Leta and Marlo, and two insane dogs, all who appear as vivid characters in her writing.