amy poehler's smart girls

I've been writing for Amy Poehler's Smart Girls since 2013. Here's what happened when they asked me to take over the social channels. I chose imagery and wrote copy that fit into the big sister/SG voice.





The Lost Female Geniuses of History - I interviewed Claudia Kalb, author of National Geographic Magazine's "What Makes a Genius?", about the science of genius and the role of female geniuses in history.

Changing the Future for Vulnerable Children - I interviewed CNN's Arwa Damon and youth leader Meghan Pasricha about their work with vulnerable children and winning 2017 World of Children Awards.

#TaxMarch: A Call for Transparency - I interviewed adults and kids at the 2017 Tax March in NYC.  

E is for Embarrassment: Confessions of a GynoKid - I wrote about being raised by small-town gynecologists for the ABCs of Smart Girls. 

Notes to My 12-Year-Old Self - Blue - Little C learns that it's okay to ask for help.

Notes to My 12-Year-Old Self - Sorry, Not Sorry - Little C learns the damaging effects of over-apologizing. 

Notes to My 12-Year-Old Self - Take the Plunge - Don’t let insecurity stand in the way of doing what you love. 

Notes to My 12 Year Old Self - Make the Call - Little C stops moping and gets proactive. 

Notes to My 12 Year Old Self - Raise Your Hand - Little C learns about confidence. 

Positively Pressing: 7 Ways to Practice Kindness Today - In honor of Random Acts of Kindness Day!

Smart Girl Guide to Self Care - 5 ways to practice self care in 5 minutes or less. 

Happy Pi Day! - Article celebrating trailblazing female mathematicians in honor of Pi Day. 

Galentine’s Day with Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair - I interviewed the co-creators and co-stars of USA’s Playing House over tea and coloring for In Too Steep. 

My Funny Galentine - In honor of Galentine’s Day, I interviewed Girl Code’s Nicole Byer about comedy and her friendship with BFF Sasheer Zamata.