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JOURNALISM HAS APPEARED IN: American Book Review, ArtNews, Consumer Reports, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Family Circle, Fitness, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, Inc, Marie Claire, MarketWatch, Men’s Journal, Newsweek, Newsday, Publishers Weekly, Real Simple, Self, Shape, Time Out New York, UsWeekly, Weight Watchers Magazine and more

CONTENT DEVELOPMENT FOR: 
Anthemis Group, Babylist, Gold Group (health content for GoMo Platform), Jopwell, Kindur, Manifest (clients: Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins Medicine) and more

AUTHOR

KEEPING HOPE ALIVE (GRAND CENTRAL PUBLISHING, APRIL 2013)
Named collaborator, with the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize–nominated Somali ob-gyn Dr. Hawa Abdi, who, along with her daughters, has kept 90,000 of her fellow citizens safe, healthy, and educated for more than 20 years in Somalia

Booklist (starred): “Compelling does not begin to define this story; it is simply, sadly, impossible to put down.”

Kirkus: “A poignant account of personal bravery, love, and loss and a chronicle of the tragedy of our times.”

Winner of the 2014 Audie Award for Inspirational / Faith-Based Nonfiction

UNFINISHED REVOLUTION: VOICES FROM THE GLOBAL FIGHT FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS
(SEVEN STORIES, 2012)
Named collaborator; wrote two chapters with international women’s rights activists for a Human Rights Watch anthology

EDITOR

DIRECTOR OF CONTENT STRATEGY AND DEVELOPMENT
ADOPTIVE; NEW YORK, NY, 2015-2016

Led content initiatives for Adoptive, a boutique experience design agency. Provided strategy, guidance and support to enable clients to launch or improve upon websites, products or businesses.

Main client: Yale School of Medicine (YSM). Oversaw a content project for the YSM’s clinical practice, Yale Medicine, which includes 608 pieces of original branded content—text and video. (Launches mid 2017.)

EDITOR-AT-LARGE
CONSUMER REPORTS MAGAZINE; YONKERS, NY, 2014-2015

Developed, edited and wrote features that focus on consumer behavior, safety and sustainability

Edited Your Advocate, a front-of-book section that highlights the work of Consumers Union (the independent, non-profit publisher of Consumer Reports, which focuses on testing and advocacy)

CONTRIBITING EDITOR
GLAMOUR MAGAZINE; NEW YORK, NY, 2010-2014

Wrote regular features and profiles of activists, advocates, entrepreneurs and politicians

Managed the Women of the Year Fund initiative: Coordinated honoree selection for the annual 
 Women of the Year Awards ceremony and managed the corresponding fundraising initiative

Launched Glamstarters awards for young women entrepreneurs; managed Reader’s Choice Awards

SENIOR ASSOCIATE EDITOR
SHAPE MAGAZINE; NEW YORK, NY, 2005-2007

• Edited front-of-book lifestyle section and monthly weight-loss diary column; wrote celebrity cover profiles,

regular health and lifestyle features. Promoted from Senior Writer.

REPORTER
GLAMOUR MAGAZINE; NEW YORK, NY, 2004-2005
• Wrote regular news items on personal finance and health, profiles of notable women, and editorials

EDITORIAL ASSISTANT
US WEEKLY MAGAZINE; NEW YORK, NY, 2000-2001

EDUCATION

MFA in Fiction Writing, May 2004
NEW SCHOOL UNIVERSITY, New York, New York

BS in Journalism, June 2000
BA in English (Writing), June 2000
MEDILL SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, Evanston, Illinois