Nikki is the Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder of Unearth Women. Previously, Nikki worked as Places Editor of Atlas Obscura, Travel Editor of Culture Trip, Digital Marketing Manager of FOOD & WINE magazine, and as a freelance journalist. Nikki has spoken at various travel conferences including the Women’s Travel Fest, Women in Travel Summit, New York Times Travel Show, New York Travel Fest and as a guest commentator on Cheddar News TV and NPR Weekend Edition. Nikki has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Vogue Spain, and more. Her bylines have appeared on the HuffPost, VICE, Roads & Kingdoms, and more.
Elise Fitzsimmons is Publisher and Co-Founder of Unearth Women. As Publisher, Elise is tasked with overseeing business development of the company, the production of the print magazine, and managing the finances of the company. Formerly, Elise worked as the Membership Director for a public radio station in Aspen, Colorado where she was responsible for the acquisition of over one million dollars in individual contributions, donor relations and membership maintenance, marketing, and event planning.
Kelly Lewis is the Co-Founder of Unearth Women and was part of the initial ideation of the magazine. As a respected entrepreneur in the travel space, Kelly is also the Founder of Go! Girl Guides, the founder of the annual Women’s Travel Fest—a sold-out consumer travel event for women who love to travel—and Damesly, a tour company for professional and creative women.