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Womensforum logo.png
Type of site
Women's community website
Available in English
Website womensforum.com
Launched 1996 (21 years ago) (1996)

Womensforum is a United States-based online community website for women.


Based in Chicago, Illinois, it was co-created by former television reporter and producer Jodi Turek and Mark Kaufman in 1996.[1]

The website aggregates data from partner websites aimed at their demographic.[2]

Womensforum covers topics such as health, family, and job issues and advice.[3]

In 2000, the website obtained $17 million in financing from venture capital firm VantagePoint Venture Partners.[4]

As of April 2008, Womensforum was ranked in the top 10 U.S. gaining properties based on unique visitors.[5]

As of July 2008, Womensforum had over 40 sites in its network and received more than 6.7 million visitors each month.[6]

As of October 2009, WomensForum partner sites[7] had grown to more than 50.

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  1. ^ Luber, Jodi. "About Us". Womensforum. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  2. ^ Peterson, Andrea (September 1, 2000). "Fear of Flying Clinic, Rape Treatment, Homework". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved November 30, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Surf". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Healthy & Fit. October 29, 2007. p. H3. 
  4. ^ [dead link] "Womensforum.com completes first-round financing with $17 million financial commitment from VantagePoint Venture Partners". Business Wire. April 10, 2000. Retrieved November 30, 2008. 
  5. ^ "comScore Media Metrix Ranks Top 50 U.S. Web Properties for April". comScore, Inc. Retrieved 2017-02-28. 
  6. ^ [dead link] "Glam Media's Glam Family Channel adds Womensforum.com to network". Reuters. July 21, 2008. Retrieved November 30, 2008. 
  7. ^ Women's Forum Partner Websites". Womensforum.

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