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Nancy Evans is co-founder of iVillage.com: The Women’s Network and the former editor-in-chief. The company, begun in 1995, provides effective solutions to everyday challenges facing women in their many roles as professionals, parents, friends and partners.
Prior to founding iVillage, Evans founded the magazine ‘Family Life’ and served as editor-in-chief. From 1987 to 1991, Evans was president and publisher of Doubleday. In 1989 she was honored with the Matrix Award for Book Publishing from Women In Communications. From 1985 to 1987, she was vice president and editor-in-chief of the Book-of-the-Month Club. She launched Children’s Book-of-the-Month Club and served on the strategic planning committee of TimeWarner, the parent company of the Book-of-the-Month. Evans is the co-author of ‘How to Get Happily Published’ and ‘Goodbye, House’. She has written numerous articles for ‘The New York Times’ Book Review, ‘The Harvard Business Review’, ‘Ms. Magazine’, and ‘Family Circle’, among others. For eight years she was a contributing editor to ‘Glamour’. For three years she served as co-host of the national TV show ‘First Edition’, the first book and author show on PBS.
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