Leta Shy

Leta Shy Shape design headshot
Title: SVP and Group General Manager of Beauty and Style
Education: University of California, Berkeley, B.A. in Mass Communication/Media Studies

Leta Shy is SVP and Group General Manager of Beauty & Style, overseeing InStyle, Byrdie, Brides, and Shape. She joined the Dotdash Meredith team in 2022 with over a decade of experience in wellness and lifestyle journalism. 

Prior to joining Dotdash Meredith, Shy was the editor in chief of SELF magazine; she previously held other editorial leadership roles at the title, including deputy editor, executive editor, and digital director. While at Condé Nast, Shy also held a role overseeing commerce editorial strategy for Allure, Glamour, and SELF. Early in her career, she spent several years on the editorial team at PopSugar Fitness.

Shy holds a B.A. in Mass Communications from UC Berkeley and splits her time between Los Angeles and New York. 

About Shape

Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.