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The Co-Co and Cocktails and Conversation: A Fireside Chat with Joya Dass, LadyDrinks and Liz Tenety, Motherly

Since motherhood is more than one story, Liz Tenety has turned the topic into a compelling collection of essays, called "This is Motherhood." It's also the topic of conversation between two female journalists on June 5th at the women's co work space The Co-Co in Summit, New Jersey.

Liz Tenety is a former editor at the Washington Post. She had a lightbulb moment when she had her two little boys: The information and guideposts she was searching for were outdated. Information on the web was 'baby-focused, ' not 'woman-focused.' She wanted to become a resource to educated, accomplished career women who ALSO decided to become mothers.

Today, Liz is the co-founder and Chief Digital Officer at Motherly, a media property and lifestyle brand redefining motherhood. TV Anchor Joya Dass will be in conversation with Liz about her newly published collection of essays "This is Motherhood."

About Liz Tenety, cofounder and Chief Digital Officer at Motherly

A Summit, NJ resident, Liz and her husband Colin are parents to three children with one more on the way. Liz is a graduate of Georgetown University and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, and worked for nearly a decade in digital publishing at The Washington Post.

About Joya Dass, Founder, LadyDrinks Womens Networking

Joya Dass was one of the first South Asian females to be seen on mainstream television in the US. She's been a business anchor for major networks for the last 15 years, delivering live hourly reports from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange for Bloomberg, CNN, ABC, CBS, and NY1 News.

Joya is currently using her 20 years in television to build programming for her global women's network (, cultivating the ultimate South Asian female leader. Joya’s sharp interviewing skills and on-air flair come across in her live engagements as she is a frequent public speaker and moderator.