Staff

M - Z

Tracye McQuirter

Tracye McQuirter

Education

  • New York University, M.P.H., School of Education Opportunity Fellow, New York, NY
  • Amherst College, B.A., Amherst, MA
  • The Writer's Center, Sharpen Up for Editors

Experience

  • 20 years as a professional writer and editor for academic, corporate, nonprofit, federal, and private clients
  • National best-selling author of the number one plant-based nutrition book on The Huffington Post
  • Won prestigious Council of Foundations award for excellence in communications as a member of a three-person team
  • Lecturer and workshop leader throughout the United States and three continents
Lesley Pink

Lesley Pink

Education

  • New York University, M.F.A., Fiction Writing, New York, NY
  • Northwestern University, B.A., Spanish, Evanston, IL

Experience

  • Publications editor, Debevoise & Plimpton, New York, NY
  • Editorial coordinator, Shearman & Sterling, New York, NY
  • Copy editor/reporter, The Deal, New York, NY
  • Instructor, English department, NYU, New York, NY
Gregg Stern

Dr. Gregg Stern

Education

  • Harvard University, Ph.D., Cambridge, MA
  • Brandeis University, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Waltham, MA

Experience

  • Professor, Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
  • Professor, Department of the Study of Religions, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK
  • Professor, Bernard Revel Graduate School, Yeshiva University, New York, NY
Orly Minazad

Orly Minazad

Education

  • University of Southern California, Master of Professional Writing, Los Angeles, CA
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., English Literature, Santa Barbara, CA

Experience

  • Instructional Assistant at Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
Rohini Mohan

Rohini Mohan

Education

  • Columbia University, M.A., Political Journalism, New York, NY
  • Asian College of Journalism, Post Graduate Diploma, Print Journalism, Chennai, India
  • Bangalore University, B.B.A., Economics, Bangalore, India

Experience

  • Award-winning investigative magazine reporter in New Delhi, India
  • Roving television reporter and producer at CNN-IBN, a CNN-affiliate channel
  • Have travelled across India, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Nepal for conflict reporting and travel writing
Katy Waldman

Katy Waldman

Education

  • Yale University, B.A., English, Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude, New Haven, CT
  • Yale Writing Concentration, focus on fiction and poetry

Experience

  • Study abroad in England on John Thouron Fellowship
  • Former editorial intern at The New Yorker