Meet the L&P Team

Mira Veda – Founder/ Editor-In-Chief

Mira Veda – Founder/ Editor-In-Chief

Mira Veda,  Editor-In-Chief/Founder of Lipstick & Politics (L&P), entrepreneur, blogger and recording artist has dedicated herself to increasing the visibility of women through content and community.   Through Lipstick&Politics Mira frequently hosts dinners and Salons with the ambition of narrowing the gap between reader and content.   She is former Head of Communications at Connected Patents; a company focused on strategic IP development. […]

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Sonya Zilka – Head of Strategy & Business Development

Sonya Zilka – Head of Strategy & Business Development

Sonya Zilka is a strategist, writer, activist and Human Resources executive based In San Francisco.   Sonya is former Chair of the Seattle Women’s Commission and has done work for countless nonprofit organizations including The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Bank for International Settlements, Planned Parenthood, NARAL, NOW and The Women’s Foundation in Hong Kong.   She has held professional positions […]

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Katrina Markel – Social Media Manager/Contributing Editor

Katrina Markel – Social Media Manager/Contributing Editor

Founding member of L&P, Katrina  Markel is a proud native of the state of Iowa. She has a B.F.A. in theater and M.A. in broadcast journalism from New York University. Her  documentary,  Biker’s Against Child Abuse, was screened at several film festivals and named “Best Student Documentary” at the Big Bear Lake International Film Festival. She also interned with The John Stossel Unit […]

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Sarah Cooke- Senior Editor

Sarah Cooke- Senior Editor

Sarah is a freelance writer. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Loyola Marymount University, an M.A. in Humanities from New York University, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Naropa University. She has written for publications and websites such as the Contra Costa Times, the Contra Costa Sun, Patch.com and Care2.com. Her creative pieces can be found in […]

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Bobbi Jo Rohrberg- Senior Contributor

Bobbi Jo Rohrberg- Senior Contributor

Bobbi Jo Rohrberg is the proud mother of two children. A graduate of  Central College in Pella, Iowa, she majored in Education and minor  in Spanish. After moving nine times in eleven years, teaching in five different states, Bobbi is happy to be living once again in the small town where she was raised. She spends her days teaching preschool students and […]

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