My Twitter Bio says enough in 160 characters: Founder Cybergrrl/ Webgrrls Intl, Web pioneer, Social Media Goddess. 1st online: '87; 1st built community online: '92; 1st wrote about Web: '95.

But here is the longer version:

Aliza Sherman is a Web pioneer, social media strategist, published author, blogger, podcaster, and regular contributor to national magazines and web sites. Fast Company recently named her one of the Most Influential Women in Technology. Aliza is the Original Cybergrrl - an Internet thought leader, highly sought-after Web consultant and passionate evangelist for the Internet. Her groundbreaking 1990s Internet company, Cybergrrl, Inc., built the very first sites for companies such as Dr. Atkins and the Atkins Center, brands like Origins and Jane Cosmetics for the Estee Lauder Company, and Avon Product's initial foray onto the Web with a web site and AOL forum for Avon's Breast Cancer Awareness Crusade. She also started the first online and offline global women's organization Webgrrls International that at its peak had over 100 chapters worldwide and over 30,000 online participants. Aliza speaks around the world about the Internet, social media, online marketing, virtual worlds, entrepreneurship and women’s empowerment. Named by Newsweek as one of the “Top 50 People Who Matter Most on the Internet," Aliza continues to be recognized as a leader in the ever-evolving landscape of Internet media, marketing and communications. Her books include The Everything Blogging Book, Streetwise Ecommerce, and PowerTools for Women in Business.