Behind The Scenes

Justice Jonesie Headshot

The Niche Mommy Network & Conference was founded in 2012 by Nadia, co-founder and creator of Blogalicious Weekend Conference. Nadia uses her experience as a social media strategist for a full-service ad agency, and her experience with Blogalicious, to serve as a launching pad for The Niche Mommy Network & Conference. A veteran blogger of seven years, attorney, and mother, Nadia connects with and understands bloggers and the various niches in which they represent. Nadia’s cross-cultural background also allows her to easily connect with bloggers from many different backgrounds. Affectionately known as “Justice Jonesie” in the blogosphere, Nadia currently writes for her personal blog, Justice, CafeMom, Rusty & Rosy, Let’s Play and Time To Play Magazine. Nadia was featured by Southern Living Magazine, American Bar Association, Top 100 Law Blawgs, Miami Herald’s “The Work/Life Balancing Act” as top work/life balancing blog, and was  named as one of the top People of Color Impacting the Social Web by social media guru, Wayne Sutton. Nadia has worked with brands such as Marriott, T-Mobile, GM/Chevy, Proctor & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, among others. She understands the importance of  true and meaningful engagement from both perspectives.
Connect with Nadia at @JusticeJonesie on Twitter.

Benjamin Floyd,  Chief Digital Dad

My Dad Saved The World Super Dad

Ben is a husband, dad, geek & creator of awesomeness. As the principal at Socially Savvy & The VP of Marketing at Fluencr he spends his days teaching brands how to identify, connect and engage with their  audiences.

Floyd is all about teaching clients how to leave lasting a mark in the hearts of their consumers. He lives by the motto: “A brand that captures your mind gains your behavior. A brand that captures your heart gains your commitment.” – Scott Talgo.  His repertoire includes leading organizations and companies such as Hasbro, Nintendo America, Warner Brothers, The Walt Disney Co., Nike, and Pepsi-Cola, to name a few. He believes in building the right strategies, partners and placements to ensure results for his clients. Benjamin has garnered recognition and respect for his creativity and achievements in brand development, marketing and public relations. He is both passionate and committed to making his clients recognized, successful and beloved in the marketplace.

But for him the real fun is at home where he is typical doing one of three things. On the floor playing with his son (literally), testing his culinary skills and/or hanging with his beautiful wife. He vlogs at My Dad Saved the World! His topics are usually centered around being a fatherless father, Family/Marriage, Dad’s cook too and reviews. In addition to contributing to Parent Panel, Ben works with KRIV Fox 26 Houston as the on-air technology and social media contributor and is also a member of the Dad 2.0 team.

Connect with Ben on Twitter: @superdadblogger

Teresa Foskey,  Special Events Coordinator

Teresa_Foskey_BioTeresa joins the team as the Special Events Conference Coordinator  for the Niche Parent Conference. She will also assist with community management.  In this role she will coordinate group events/outings for the Niche Parent Conference and help with community management. Teresa is the owner/editor of her blog, Making it All Work where she writes about balancing motherhood to five children, family, food, reviews, causes and travel. As an influential blogger, her experience and on going relationships with brands and PR agencies gives Teresa the opportunity to grow our brand partnerships and relationships. Her love and genuine desire to help others while advocating for diversity is what brought her to the Niche Mommy team.

In her spare time, Teresa loves to thrift store shop, take her kids on various outings (including lots of beach time) and creating memories with her family. Teresa holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. As a Social Worker, she has worked with many nonprofit organizations as a patient advocate and community partnership coordinator.

Connect with Teresa on Twitter @Makeitallwork

Jewel Figueras, Sponsorship Coordinator 

Miami-based lifestyle blogger, Jewel Figueras is one of South Florida’s most influential bloggers. Her blog, Jewel’s Fab Life, focuses on fashion, food, and all things sexy and social.  Jewel founded Jewel’s Fab Life in April 2010 and since then has continued to be one of South Florida’s most influential and sought-after bloggers.  She regularly participates in corporate blogger programs and as a blogger ambassador for a variety of consumer brands including: General Motors, Disney/ Dreamworks, Victoria’s Secret, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Ford, Dunkin’ Donuts, Bloomingdale’s and MAC.  She has also made appearances on CBS4Miami as a Social Media Expert.  In addition, Jewel operates her own social media consulting and management business.
Connect with Jewel on Twitter @JewelFigueras and on Facebook.