A Local Pulitzer Winner on Violence Against Women – Westchester Magazine – November 2013 – Westchester, NY

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This was a great piece to work on: a profile of Sheryl WuDunn, Pulitzer Prize winner, journalist, author, and banking exec, but most famous, perhaps, for her book on the global scourge of violence against women–Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, co-written with her husband, the New York Times‘ Nick Kristof. Their work would go on to become a two-part PBS documentary and a Facebook game. It was the most gutting research I’ve ever done. The stories of this kind of violence are staggering, not to mention the numbers of missing, murdered, and mutilated women; but more potent than the misery was the sense of hope many of these women possessed as they struggled to better their lives and the lives of those like them. Similarly, WuDunn’s sense of hope, even in the face of all she knows and has seen, is striking, as is the way she directs her business sense to discuss potential (and realized) economic solutions to the problem of violence, fundamentalism, and even terrorism. Originally published in the November 2013 issue of Westchester Magazine.

A Local Pulitzer Winner on Violence Against Women – Westchester Magazine – November 2013 – Westchester, NY.

Westchester Magazine’s Favorite Activity and Entertainment Spots for Kids – Westchester Magazine – August 2013 – Westchester, NY

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Fellow edit team member Scott Simone and I curated a list of Westchester County activities that won’t bore your children to tears. You’re welcome.

Westchester Magazine’s Favorite Activity and Entertainment Spots for Kids – Westchester Magazine – August 2013 – Westchester, NY.

 

Originally appeared in the August issue of Westchester Magazine.

Micro-Farm Langdon Farms in Irvington Supplies Organic Heirloom Tomatoes and Green Beans to Local Restaurants – Westchester Magazine – May 2013 – Westchester, NY

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Micro-Farm Langdon Farms in Irvington Supplies Organic Heirloom Tomatoes and Green Beans to Local Restaurants – Westchester Magazine – May 2013 – Westchester, NY.

 

Originally published in the May issue of Westchester Magazine.