Professor Elena Donovan Mauer is the Content Lab Editor of The Stir at CafeMom, where she creates, curates and packages compelling lifestyle and parenting content. She works with writers and fellow editors to deliver best-in-class online articles, quizzes and slideshows to millions of readers every day, and aligns with the social media and advertising teams to promote and sponsor that content.
Previously, she was Deputy Editor of The Bump, where she worked with top writers, OB-GYNs, pediatricians and other industry leaders to deliver high-quality fertility, pregnancy and parenting information to millions of expectant and new parents. Professor Mauer was also responsible for all editorial for The Bump Magazines, a large network of local pregnancy and parenting print publications. Online, she launched several highly popular pregnancy and parenting tools and apps, and she top-edited all new content. Before that, Professor Mauer was Senior Editor of iVillage, where she edited news and health content for its Pregnancy and Parenting vertical
Professor Mauer also been an editor at Condé Nast, Bridal Guide and Hearst Magazines. She’s freelanced for a wide variety of magazines and websites and has had bylines in SELF, Parents Magazine, GoodHousekeeping.com, and many others. She’s coauthored three books on weddings and relationships.
Professor Mauer is an alumna of the Pace MS in Publishing Program and holds a BA in English from The Pennsylvania State University. She has been teaching Magazine Writing and Editing, Editorial Principles and Practices, and Specialized Publications since 2008.