Belong Magazine is a quarterly digital and print magazine celebrating the art and community of blogging, social media and entrepreneurship. In all that we do, we desire for women to use their passions for a purpose, to inspire women to be authentic, to be life-giving and to encourage one another. We want women to know that they are enough, that they matter and that they have a place. They belong. 

Community is the soul of Belong Magazine which is why we have created a space to highlight some of the amazing resources - networks, conferences, other bloggers and businesswomen, etc... The world wide web is exactly that - a gigantic, messy mass of roads through which it is incredibly hard to find any destination, especially if you don't know what you're looking for. Belong Magazine hopes to be the map - or at least the navigation system. To create. To connect. To encourage. To inspire. So that women can find a place where they belong.


 
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Brooke Saxon-Spencer

founder + editor of Belong Magazine

 

Hello! My name is Brooke. This is me. Just me. Introvert, Starbucks addict, M&M fiend, wife to my college sweetheart, mother of three, work-from-homer, midwestern girl at heart living in SoCal, dabbler in all things crafty and pursuer of Christ.

As a creative introvert, I began blogging a few years back looking for “my people” and “my place”. I have to admit that it was a failure. Blogging didn’t bring me instant friends and the cozy comfort of community just by having an existence on the internet. In fact, it made me feel even more lost and alone. I was dumbfounded as to where to go to find my place in the insane massiveness of the internet. Just as I wanted it—and still do want it—for myself, I have a heart for community. I have a desire to encourage people in using their voice and for being confident in their value. I have a desire for people to use the screen in front of them to connect beyond that screen. To discover “their place” and find “their people". Feel free to send me a note at brooke@belong-mag.com.


meet the team


 

Laura Kashner

publication designer

 

Laura Kashner is a Midwest-based Graphic Designer who calls a beautiful Illinois farm town home. After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts & Graphic Design in 2009, she began her career in the corporate design world and started her creative freelance journey. She's a multi-passionate, big dream dreamer who loves to be in community with other driven creatives. Her aesthetic of clean & simplistic design is reflected in her love of soaking up the "white space" in the life she shares with her husband and two girls.


 

Reeve Currie

blog coordinator

 

Reeve is a twenty-something writer who is passionate about women, daily life, and cats. A lover of books, yoga, and coffee, you can find Reeve writing on her blog or snapping photos on instagram. (Otherwise she is probably trying to bring the plants she keeps killing back to life or cuddling with her tattooed man.) Find her here:  Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest | Blog


 
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Heather Ashlock

copy editor

 

 

Lauren Jacobs

content manager

 

Lauren Jacobs is thrilled to be learning and working as the Content Manager Intern at Belong Magazine. She is currently a senior English major at Azusa Pacific University and looks forward to graduating in May. When she is not playing with words or managing content for Belong, she can be found playing with her dog Sawyer, consuming all things pumpkin, and chatting about Game of Thrones. She loves Belong because the magazine celebrates and builds camaraderie among different women from various walks of life. 


 
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Amber Andrew

marketing manager

 

Hello! I'm Amber. I spend most of my time on picnics, drinking tea, reading, hiking, playing with kids, exercising, obsessively cleaning my house, eating chocolate cake, and doing pretty much anything outside. But those are just the things that I do. I am mostly a wife, Labradoodle owner, daughter, granddaughter, sister, Jesus follower, nanny, friend and Colorado girl at heart. I just launched my own marketing business and love that the Belong community connects me to other entrepreneurs who can relate! Wanna be friends?  Find her here:  aframecommunications.com / instagram / facebook / email: youbelong@belong.mag.com 


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