Moira Forbes is the daughter of Steve Forbes, a former Republican Presidential candidate and Forbes' Chairman and editor-in-chief, and the granddaughter of Malcolm Forbes. She attended St. Andrew's School (Delaware) and holds a BA in Art History from Princeton University and graduated from Harvard Business School's Program for Leadership Development.
She first joined Forbes Media in 2001 in its London office, overseeing marketing initiatives for the magazine's European edition. She relocated to the company's New York headquarters in 2003, and was named Associate Publisher of Forbes' lifestyle magazine, Forbes Life, the following year. In 2008, Forbes helped launch ForbesWoman, a multi-media platform that includes a website, digital community and a variety of forums and live events. The following year, she founded the Forbes Executive Women's Board, a national organization dedicated to "harnessing the collective power of women in business to drive sustainable change."
She is the publisher of ForbesWoman, a division of Forbes Media LLC dedicated to women in business and leadership. She also serves as a Forbes columnist, focusing on issues for career women and profiling women for Forbes Magazine's List of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women. In 2009, Success with Moira Forbes was launched on the Forbes Video Network. The bi-weekly series features candid, one-on-one interviews with dynamic, notable leaders and has featured guests such as Sheryl Sandberg, Oprah Winfrey, Arianna Huffington, and Donna Karan. Forbes is also a frequent keynote speaker, host and moderator for women's gatherings around the world.