Cindi Leive has served as editor-in-chief of Glamour magazine since May 2001.
Under Leive, Glamour has received a record number of editorial awards, including a National Magazine Award for General Excellence in 2005 and the National Magazine Award for Personal Service in 2007.
Leive’s work has also been recognized outside the media industry. In 2008 she received a White House Project EPIC award for publishing In Search of Hope: The Global Diaries of Mariane Pearl. In 2006 she received a Matrix award from Women in Communications and a Lead Her award from Girls Learn International for her activism in bringing Pakistani heroine Mukhtar Mai to the U.S. for the first time. Leive also frequently discusses women’s issues on industry and community panels and has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, The View and ABC World News Tonight.
Prior to joining Glamour, Leive served as editor-in-chief of Self magazine, which enjoyed unprecedented gains in circulation during her time as editor. She began her career in publishing at The Paris Review and The Saturday Review.