Maggie Robert is a communications specialist with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for keeping up with the latest in the intersecting worlds of digital marketing and communications. During office hours, she is the Communications Director at Online Optimism, where she works to craft creative, results-oriented PR strategies for businesses in New Orleans. She has received Awards of Excellence from New Orleans’ PRSA, and has been recognized by the Southern Public Relations Federation for her work. Outside of the office, as co-founder of the New Orleans food, beverage & lifestyle blog, Babes & Beignets, Maggie works to manage a team of eight insiders to provide the blog's thousands of followers with a look at the life of twenty-something babes livin' la vida NOLA. Babes & Beignets has helped many new brands launch and local businesses tell their stories. Whether it's working with influencers to create campaigns for her clients, or being one herself, Maggie is a superstar at building engagement organically across a spectrum of digital media channels.