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Headline

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

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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.

https://www.businessinsider.com/parents-contingency-plan-for-children-in-case-you-get-sick-2020-4

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.

https://hyperallergic.com/535278/bernadette-banner-youtube-dress-historian/

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.

https://www.romper.com/p/thank-you-for-canceling-your-playdates-saving-my-life-22793233

The Pump is Not the Villan

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

https://motherfigure.com/mag/the-pump-is-not-the-villain/

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.

https://gen.medium.com/my-spouse-and-i-are-using-google-arts-culture-to-keep-the-spark-while-separated-due-to-coronavirus-94f82e53e2cb

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.

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2019-11-27/mary-saved-my-life-then-she-rescued-me-again-with-a-thanksgiving-invitation

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.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2019/12/13/opinion/santa-doesnt-have-be-white/

Care 4 Caregivers Now Press Release

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

https://www.cmadocs.org/wellness/care4caregivers

Care 4 Caregivers Now

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

https://care4caregiversnow.org/

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.

https://longreads.com/2018/11/27/looking-inside-my-heart/

Experience

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.

Company:

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