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wellness should be equitable.

About Me

I'm a writer with bylines in The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Business Insider, Romper and elsewhere. I cover parenting with an emphasis on parenting with chronic illness and multiracial parenting. I also provide editorial strategy with an expertise in wellness, physician burnout, and patient advocacy. I write explainers, deep dives, features, profiles as well as programmatic content including case studies, direct mail, press releases, website copy, and direct mail. 

Industries I Write About

Health & Wellness

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My Writing Samples

A Parents Contingency Plan for Covid-19

I asked experts to help me craft a contingency plan for my child's care in case I get sick with COVID-19 for Business Insider. March 2020.


Learning Mindfulness from the Art of Victorian Dressmaking

I spoke with YouTube star Bernadette Banner (.5 million followers) on historical dress. The article went viral within hours of going live. January 2020.


By Canceling Those Playdates You're Saving My Life -- And I'm So Thankful

An open letter to parents thanking them for canceling their play dates to stop the spread of Covid-19 for Romper. April 2020.


The Pump is Not the Villan

Personal essay with researched component that delves into the cultural implications of promoting only breastfeeding. January 2020.


Date Night at the Virtual Museum

Personal essay on using the Google Arts & Culture Website to go on a virtual date with my husband, stuck 3,000 miles away during lockdown for GEN Magazine. April 2020.


First She Saved My Life. Then She Saved Me with a Thanksgiving Invitation

Op-Ed for The LA Times on spending thanksgiving with a woman who saved my life. November 2019.


Santa Doesn't Have to be White

Ideas Sunday Feature for The Boston Globe on taking my son to see Black santa at Macy's in Herald Square. December 2019.


Care 4 Caregivers Now Press Release

Press release for CMA Wellness peer coaching initiative, Care 4 Caregivers now.


Care 4 Caregivers Now

Wrote web copy, FAQ, sign up forms and subsequent emails based on details provided by CMA Wellness.


Looking Inside My Heart

Reported feature with personal angle on meeting and getting to know the women who saved my life by making a bioprosthetic heart valve sewn to my heart for Longreads. November 2018.



Freelance Editorial Strategist

Write website, social media, and curriculum for CMA Wellness Initiatives

Company: California Medical Association

I worked there from 3/2021 until now

Freelance Writer

I have written personal essays, explainers, profiles, and features for nationally recognized publications including Longreads, Hyperallergic, Business Insider, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe and elsewhere.


I worked there from 11/2018 until now

Senior Language Lecturer

Since 2014 I have taught in the Expository Writing Program at NYU. I work with a wide range of students including our international population and engineering majors. I am also on the Diversity & Inclusion committee.

Company: New York University

I worked there from 9/2014 until now

Content I Write