She also hosts The Expose. Started at the White House and Congress. Quoted in The New York Times and CNN as a disruptive force in media.
CTO + Co-Founder
Computing Security major from RIT Dubai. Self-identifies as a global citizen, Lord of the Rings fanatic, coffee enthusiast, and hopeless workaholic.
Focused on migration, identity, and media. Favorite things include junk food, packing luggage, and the idea of exercise.
Sehrish Sarah Khan-Williamson
Beauty + Vogue Editor
Graduate of Harvard Divinity School and George Mason University. She prides herself on being a global peace educator and her makeup skills.
Senior News + Society Editor
Passionate reader, writer, and photographer. She’s looking for new perspectives and drinking Moroccan mint tea by the gallon.
Senior Community Editor
Caribbean woman but not by your preconceived notions. Fabulous, and working on being even moreso. There’s a Trini everywhere, so I’m the one here.
When not writing or celebrating women writers, she makes time for comedy shows, visually stunning films, and all things internet.
Raised in Kentucky and educated at Wellesley College and the University of Chicago. Studies the ways in which human-induced factors influence animal behavior.
Student at the University of San Francisco. When she’s not writing a new article, she’s most likely watching Empire, online shopping, or obsessing over makeup.
Senior at East Carolina University. Featured in the 100% Mixed Show’s #Mixstory, the Mixed Remixed Festival, and #ECUWithoutMe.
Health + Fitness Editor
Loves engaging in philosophical debates about everything Freud to Foucault but spends more time with cats than humans on a daily basis.
Pop + Trends Editor
New York City based and recovering academic with an MA in contemporary literature, theory, and culture from King’s College London.
Has a knack for all sorts of makeup, skincare and snapchat filter applications. She also enjoys the smell of books and coffee.
An ardent fan of comics and vampire literature, she loves to spend time understanding their socio-political commentary or in debates over DC vs. Marvel.
Co-host, The Expose
Kat Chen is a twentysomething social media person in NYC. Originally from Beijing, she likes brunch, rap music & Oscar Isaac. Subscribe to tinyletter.com/chenyanqing to make her feel good about herself.
Esther Meroño Baro
Director of Video
Bringing her whole self, piece by piece, since 1987. Her immigration status is complicated, and so is her relationship with herself.
Nothing pleases them more than capturing a dynamic shot, though understanding quantum physics and listening to electronic dance music come a near second.
With short rhymes, quips, a mild obsession with Tim Roth and anything that’s not the color blue, she aspires to use pop culture, the arts and music to create idiosyncratic multimedia pieces.
Executive Design Director
Self taught artist hailing from New Hampshire, she specializes in illustration and design and can usually be seen with pencils in both hands.
Motion Graphics Designer
Usually goes by Zoe. She loves collaborating, reading and listening to others, and turns her experiences into beautiful pieces of art. Paints, illustrates, designs, and sometimes creates 3D models.
Director of Social Media Strategy
Apart from strategizing and writing, find her eating Twizzlers and reading terrible books.
Director of Audience Development & Engagement
Graduate student in the Master of Arts in Communication program at Bellarmine University. Working on her thesis on how health campaigns use social media to motivate behavior change.
A startup fanatic with a passion in media and technology. Sales whiz that has led multiple startups to profitability. Proud Virginia Tech alumni and Mumbai native who loves everything DC!
Human Resources Manager
Aspiring author, working on fiction for this generation’s women of color. In a previous life, worked as an engineer in California, a librarian in Illinois, and an educator in New York.
Enjoys writing and illustrating works that celebrate diverse women, particularly queer women and their stories. Graduate of the University of Colorado with a BA in Communication and additional certification in Digital Media, Graphic Design, and fun hair.
Design student at UC Davis. Working on projects in Fashion, Photography, and Video Production.
Fatima Sameen Zaidi
Stay-at-home mom to an energetic five-year-old. Currently studying for Bachelors in the English Language. In this woeful world of robots, humor is something appreciated.
Fond of Tolstoy’s idea of anarcho-pacifism that anarchism should be manifested with no coercion, and her music preference can switch from Trash Talk to Balmorhea real quick.
Brooklyn-based art educator and 2014 RISD Illustration alumna. Staunch advocate for women’s rights, black lives, saving the environment, and accessibility for the disabled.
Self-taught artist, raised in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and educated at the University of Essex-London. Work is focused on elements of human expression using varying forms of creativity.
Freelance artist currently studying illustration at Lesley University’s College of Art & Design.
Social media and community engagement associate at Auburn Seminary. Has a Leadership Studies degree from University of Richmond and is studying Graphic Design at Pratt.
Designer from Manila. Works mainly in graphics and illustration, but is very much interested in design as a whole. Other current pursuits are rock-climbing and photography.
Master’s candidate at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, with a focus on South Asia studies. Interested in conflict management and the role of women in peace processes, as well as indigenous feminist movements and identity politics.
Attends Dominican University of California and studies Communications and Graphic Design. Passionate about intersectional feminism and media representation.
Social media marketer and occasional freelance writer with a BA in Film from the University of California, Berkeley. Passionate about intersectional feminism and dogs.
Marketing and supply chain double major. As a young entrepreneur, she has at least six businesses running at a time.
Thrives at the nexus of art, education, and technology. First-generation immigrant, photographer, film scholar, and theater artist. All about dismantling Orientalism and promoting intersectionality.
Marketing Specialist for Gateway Arts, a non-profit in Brookline, MA that supports artists with disabilities. Has a BA in English Literature and Art History from Wellesley College.
Writer, political strategist, and roller derby athlete, with a BS in English, Communications and Women’s Studies.
Double majoring in journalism and political science at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. Passionate about combating Islamophobia through the media.
Student at James Madison University, studying English with minors in Italian and Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication.
Avid reader and writer with a passion for all things social justice-y. Hopes to study brain sciences and go to law school one day.
Journalist and volunteer for Washington Adventist Hospital and Stories For Love.
Marquette University Writing Intensive English Graduate with expertise in creative and academic writing. Detail and goal oriented with a deep regard for team work and captivating storytelling.
American writer, photographer and marketer based in Germany. Loves to talk about wine and bisexuality and get really nerdy about foreign policy.
Pharmacist with interests in online journalism and creative writing. Chief editor of Hwadeet Magazine in 2013. Received a university prize for her article in 2015.
Sophomore at Wellesley College, studying Political Science and Chinese. Passionate about resistance movements, feminism, and Beyonce.
Third year journalism student pursuing BA degree at St. John’s University in Queens, NY.
Perry Hodgkins Jones
Published writer, environmental advocate, and non-profit worker with a Master’s in Theology and the Environment from Sewanee.
Freelance writer for digital media publications like XOJane, and occasional writer of short fiction and satire. Passionate about feminism, body image, writing, snowboarding, and backpacking.
Political Science major at UNLV (University of Nevada Las Vegas). Always looking for fresh narratives. Especially enjoys learning comparative politics and staying involved on campus.
Currently getting associate’s degree in Islamic Studies from Mishkah University. Passionate about cultural diversity and women’s studies.
Founder of Pencilled In, and hopes to put degrees in English literature and biomedical science to good use.
User experience designer and researcher. Specialized in Interactive Digital Media and minored in Professional Writing and Communication for her HBA at the University of Toronto.