Who We Are

Founder. Nicole Sussner Rodgers is a former Vice President at Fenton, the nation’s premier public interest communications firm, where she ran Fenton’s branding and messaging practice for the DC office and was part of the Education and Women’s practice groups. Previously, Rodgers was a PhD candidate at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, studying political communication. Rodgers began her career in New York City working in education, first as the Youth Director for Do Something, and next as the Alumni Director for the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). Rodgers received her undergraduate education at Northwestern University where she graduated cum laude with a degree in Social Policy and a concentration in gender studies. She has guest lectured at the Shorenstein Center on Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School, and written about gender, culture, and politics for the Huffington Post, The American Prospect, Alternet, Good Men Project, and Hypervocal. She is also a regular contributor on the Deb Colitti Radio Show. Rodgers is interested in the intersection of media, culture, and politics. Check out all her articles for Role Reboot here. She is also the Founder and Co-Director of Family Story, a new national communications hub dedicated to shifting the conversation about families today.

Editor-in-Chief. Meredith Landry is a Louisiana native who left New Orleans for Chicago in 2005 after Hurricane Katrina. But after five years in the Windy City—and one too many frigid winters—she moved to Los Angeles in the fall of 2010. Meredith graduated from Loyola University New Orleans in 2003 with a degree in Journalism. Since then, she’s served as an art and culture magazine co-founder, a small business reporter, features editor, book co-author, radio show host, freelance writer, copyeditor, and content strategist. Her work has appeared in numerous print publications and online outlets, including HuffingtonPost.com, Crain’s Chicago BusinessNew Orleans magazine, Chicago magazine, WealthChicago Social, and New Orleans City Business. She is also a yoga instructor. If you’d like to submit a pitch or a completed article, please email her at meredith@rolereboot.org.

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