Shasta Nelson

Author, Founder and CEO of


Shasta Nelson

Author, Founder and CEO of


Shasta Nelson is founder and CEO of, the female-friendship matching site serving more than sixty cities throughout North America. Passionate about all things related to friendship, she speaks and writes regularly on this important topic.

Shasta is author of two books: Friendships Don’t Just Happen!: The Guide to Creating a Meaningful Circle of GirlFriends and Frientimacy. Her spirited and soulful voice can also be read in her relationship health column in Huffington Post. Shasta delivers keynote addresses, teaches workshops, and facilitates events across the United States and Canada.

Shasta has been featured on the Today show, the Early Show, and Fox Extra and has been consulted on friendship matters by writers and reporters from CosmopolitanMoreReal Simple, Redbook, Good Housekeeping, the New York TimesChicago Tribune, and San Francisco Chronicle.

Upcoming Programs

Friendship Accelerator

September 29-October 1, 2017
Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Nearly 75% of women report feeling dissatisfied with their friendships—wishing that they either had more friends or felt safer and more intimate with...