Who Inspire Us
Evans is co-founder of iVillage.com,
and has served as editor-in-chief since the company's inception
in June 1995.
to founding iVillage, Evans founded the magazine Family Life in
order to create a "national kitchen table" for parents of children
3 to 12 and which she published in a co-venture with Jann Wenner.
Along with overseeing the business, she served as editor-in-chief.
Family Life was nominated for the National Magazine Award in General
Excellence in its first year of publication.
1987 to 1991, Evans was President and Publisher of Doubleday. She
oversaw the publication of 17 national bestsellers, including "The
Power of Myth" by Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers.
she was honored with the Matrix Award for Book Publishing from Women
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 Book of the Month.
is the co-author of "How to Get Happily Published" (Harper), considered
the "bible" of getting published and which has remained in print
for 20 years. She is also the co-author of "Goodbye, House" (Crown),
a children's book, which was re-published in a new edition this
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,
where she was responsible for book serialization and where she wrote
a monthly book review column. She started her career at Harper's
Magazine as an editor of the revived Harper's Weekly, a reader-written
national newspaper that presaged the member-written focus of iVillage.