About Us

theSkimm is a digital media company, dedicated to succinctly giving women the information they need to make confident decisions. We’ve made it our mission to help you live smarter.

Everyday we’re breaking down the news, trends, policies, and politics that impact women so that they can navigate their daily lives and futures – from managing their paychecks to casting their ballots – with confidence.  We provide our dedicated audience of millions with reliable, non-partisan, information, informing and empowering them while fitting into their daily routines.

Since disrupting the media landscape and defining a new category a decade ago, theSkimm has become a trusted source for its audience of millions by seamlessly integrating into their existing routines, fundamentally changing the way they consume news and make decisions.  Today theSkimm ecosystem includes  the Daily Skimm, the Daily Skimm: Weekend, Skimm Money and Skimm Your Life newsletters, three top-rated podcasts: “Skimm This,” “9 to 5ish with theSkimm” and “Pop Cultured with theSkimm,” theSkimm mobile app, virtual course series SkimmU, and Skimm Studios which creates innovative in-house video and audio content. theSkimm’s first book, How to Skimm Your Life debuted at #1 on The New York Times Best Seller list. Through Skimm Impact, theSkimm’s purpose-driven platform, the company is proud to support get-out-the-vote efforts with Skimm Your Ballot, which has spurred 1 million voting-related actions across the last three election cycles, and it’s #ShowUsYourLeave movement, creating transparency and change for Paid Family Leave in the U.S.

theSkimm (theSkimm, Inc.) is a privately held company co-founded by Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg. theSkimm’s investors include GV (formerly Google Ventures), Disney, RRE Ventures, Homebrew Ventures, and more.

theSkimm is a nonpartisan media organization and does not adhere to, advocate or take money from any political party.