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Who We Are

About Soapbox

Soapbox Inc is the world’s largest feminist speakers’ bureau. Founded in 2002 by authors Amy Richards and Jennifer Baumgardner, we have booked hundreds of events, predominantly in the United States. Since 2006, Soapbox has produced Feminist Camp, an immersive conference dedicated to deepening understanding of feminism(s) as both a theory and a practice. Campers have gone on to establish careers as midwives, lawyers, humans rights activists, writers, and more–many crediting Feminist Camp as a turning point.

We also work with authors, filmmakers, and organizations to plan events and strategize on their growth and outreach.


Our Team

Amy Richards, President and Co-Founder
Amy Richards is an author, activist, and producer. Through Soapbox she’s been able to continue her feminist thinking and showcase the endless issues, organizations and individuals that inspire her. Her current and recent projects include advising on MAKERS, editing the book I Still Believe Anita Hilland acting as a consulting producer on a series for Vice.

Carly Romeo, Programs and Creative Director
Like Amy, Carly is never happy unless she has a lot of projects going on. For Soapbox, she produces and promotes Feminist Camp (in all its iterations), leads the camp alumni network, experiments with new programs, and tries to be a good millennial by keeping an eye on social media. Outside of Soapbox, she owns a photography company, publishes a magazine, and plans events that make the wedding industry a bit more feminist.

Kim NarioSocial Media and Communications Manager
Kim is a Virginia based second generation Filipino American. She performs stand up and improv and has about one million podcast ideas. In a couple weeks, she’ll be turning 30, and she is having some serious thoughts about it. She attended VCU for theatre, where she spent more time studying the local music scene than Meisner techniques.

Blaine Edens, Special Events Coordinator
Blaine has spent the past two years eating her way through New York and trying her hand at home-brewing. Her happiness lies at the intersection of social media and queer issues. 

 

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