brings a wide ranging perspective to her writing based on her experiences as an attorney and working for food insecurity and nutrition nonprofits. She was a 2013 LongHouse Food Media Scholar, as well as the author of a culturally relevant children’s nutrition curriculum, and a current recipe tester for the food blog Leite’s Culinaria. She is the Development Manager at The Nashville Food Project, a nonprofit that embraces a vision of vibrant community food security in which everyone in Nashville has access to the food they want and need through a just and sustainable food system. She graduated from Harvard College, New York University School of Law, and Johnson & Wales University. In her free time, she is an avid reader of memoirs, African American history, and literary nonfiction and is currently working on a memoir.