Massive Science is committed to helping scientists share stories about their work and lives in quest of a more informed, rational, and curious society. As a member of the Consortium of subject-matter experts, I write lab notes and peer commentary. I also pitch and write articles for Massive that have appeared in media outlets like Salon and Inverse.
The goal of the Age Boom Academy is to engage and train journalists in current science and policies related to longevity. Run in partnership with the Columbia School of Journalism, the 2021 Age Boom Academy was on the topic of Combatting Loneliness in Aging: Toward a 21st Century Blueprint for Societal Connectedness. I was honored to be selected as a Journalism Fellow.
Global Health Aging is an award-nominated publication site dedicated to bringing the latest news on healthy aging and longevity from all over the world. Topics include dementia and health policy, among others. The website was recognized as a resource for research on aging and age-related diseases by Georgetown University’s Dahlgren Memorial Library.
Published in collaboration with PBS Next Avenue and Forbes, Longevity Innovators is a year-long project on the exciting trends and insights regarding healthy longevity. I interviewed 18 visionaries that shared their vision for a better future. They include Arianna Huffington, Alan Alda, and Regina Benjamin, among others. See below for portraits of visionaries.
Together with humanKINDER, we are completing the Recipes of HOPE Manuscript, a part cookbook and part travel memoir celebrating the universal language of food during a 16000-mile journey across Europe in The Welcome Tent, a 1956 army catering tent re-purposed for peace. I serve as an advisor to humanKINDER, an award-winning company that shines a light on untold stories of human resilience, ideas, and solutions for systems change.
During graduate school, I co-founded and edited Global Health Africa. The website focused on health issues in Africa and featured a broad range of research, news articles, and opinion pieces. Organizations including Next Billion, Global Health Hub, and Ventures Africa have cited and republished topical blog posts about elder abuse and Alzheimer’s disease, among others.
Future of Aging Quarterly was a multimedia publication featuring curated insights that advanced a conversation about possibilities and implications of demographic change. With content from recognized experts, I prepared four themed issues and fourteen chapters on various topics, such as cities and healthcare. See below for images of themed issues of the Quarterly.
Policy Interns is a voice for Washington DC interns to express their views on policy issues facing our world today. The website has a front-row seat to the policy-making process and a unique voice of the digital generation. Topics include but are not limited to health care, regulation, foreign policy, and technology, among others. My articles mainly focused on societal trends.
VISIBLE Magazine is an online publication committed to making storytelling more accessible and inclusive. They actively privilege the work of people from underrepresented communities whose voices are often overlooked by traditional media outlets. VISIBLE publishes narrative fiction and poetry, including articles on various topics in healthcare.
I wrote four blog posts for the Milken Institute blog on various topics around aging and healthy cities. I also wrote an article for National Aging Life Care Month as a featured guest expert, exploring the link between dementia risk and alcohol consumption, and published it on the blog. Writing for the blog inspired dialogue and action on longevity and healthy aging.
Written for SILK (Social Innovations Lab for Kent) Kent County Council and NHS (National Health Service), The Dementia Diaries is a book for young persons about dementia. I edited and published an article about the award-winning book for a book giveaway I organized during Dementia Awareness Week. The goal was to raise awareness of dementia among young people.