Donna Kalajian Lagani

Senior Vice President, Publishing Director, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Women's Health, Hearst Global Brand Licensing

Donna Kalajian Lagani is Senior Vice President, Publishing Director and Chief Revenue Officer of U.S. Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health and Seventeen magazines. A graduate and active alumna of Penn State University, Kalajian Lagani earned a degree in business and finance. Under Kalajian Lagani’s leadership, the world’s largest young female media brand has immortalized the mantra ‘Fun Fearless Female.’ Kalajian Lagani’s successes resulted in Cosmopolitan being named #1 on Adweek’s Hot List. An accomplished industry leader, she was recently asked to oversee all brand development for Hearst Magazines. In this capacity, she works directly with publishers at over twenty Hearst Magazine brands. Prior to joining Cosmopolitan, Kalajian Lagani was vice president and publisher of Ladies’ Home Journal and was the first woman to serve as publisher in the magazine’s 112-year history. She began her publishing career as the eastern advertising manager for Woman’s Day.


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