Kate Betts is an award-winning magazine editor and manager who has held top positions at two of the world’s most successful fashion magazines, Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue. In 2003 she was named editor at large at Time magazine where she created the first globally published style supplement, Time Style & Design, in addition to writing and managing a popular blog for Time.com and covering the business of fashion for the newsweekly. Among other accolades, she was the 2011 recipient of the Mary Lou Luther Award for excellence in fashion journalism. This past fall she launched www.EverydayIcon.com, a website that covers the worlds of fashion, beauty, travel, food, and design. Kate will speak to the Fashion Council about her upcoming memoir, My Paris Dream: Lessons in Style, Slang, and Seduction in the Great City on the Seine (May 15, 2015 Speigel & Grau) - a book she describes as “a sentimental fashion education” about her experience breaking into the Paris fashion business in the late 1980s and early 1990s as a reporter for Women’s Wear Daily and later as an editor at Vogue.