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Meet Lily.

 

Lily is a freelance writer, editor, and digital strategist. Her work has been published on Teen Vogue, Allure, Glamour, Refinery29, TIME, Mashable, Business Insider, Cosmopolitan, ELLE, and more. Here's a brief summary of some of her current projects:

  • She's a contributing editor for Refinery29 covering news and politics, where she does a mix of opinion work, column writing, and original reporting. Right now, she's one of the youngest contributing editors at a U.S. major publication. Her article archive can be found HERE.

  • She's teaching an undergraduate media class at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut titled "'It's a Mess': An Academic and Practical Look at Digital Media in the Late 2010s." She also serves as the university's 2018-2019 Koeppel Fellow in Journalism and as a member of the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship's Advisory Board.

  • She's the founder and principal behind Rogue Sunday, a no-nonsense digital strategy and marketing firm that specializes in editorial strategy and content creation, audience engagement, and media outreach.

  • She's the editor of Chairman Mom's popular daily weekday newsletter The Mama Bear.

  • She's the founder of Get Her Elected, a political network of over 3,400 volunteers offering their skills pro bono to more than 260+ progressive women candidates running for office. Marie Claire named GHE one of six organizations "helping take back America."

  • She's the founder of (Net)Work B*tch, a popular networking newsletter for ambitious professional women. You can subscribe HERE and check out past issues HERE.

She's also done a few other things...

 

From February 2013 to May 2016, Lily was the co-founder, editor-in-chief, and CEO of The Prospect (TP), the largest student-run college access organization in the world (not to mention one of the largest, period). The site had over 400 student volunteers worldwide (all under the age of 22) over the site's three-year span and has had over 8 million page views to date. Within TP, Lily oversaw the company's editorial strategy, business development, programming, and marketing. She was named one of Glamour's College Women of the Year in 2015 for the endeavor.

 

Previously, Lily worked as Managing Editor at HelloFlo, a women's health startup, where she was in charge of the operation's entire editorial, social media, and email marketing strategy; the publication later won a Webby Award based on the strategy she created. She was also a National Contributing Editor for HerCampus.com, where she edited the High School and How She Got There sections in addition to writing dozens of articles, and a Senior Editorial Intern at The Muse, a career startup.

Her previous digital strategy and marketing work includes editorial and social activations for organizations such as the United Nations, Starbucks, Deloitte, Unilever, TripAdvisor, and more.

 

You can find her on LinkedIn, give her a like on Facebook, and follow her on Twitter.