Amy S. Choi
June 13, 2015, 3pm-3:50pm
Amy is the co-founder and editorial director of The Mash-Up Americans, a media and consulting company that aims to change how the world understands mixed-race, mixed-identity, mixed-faith, mixed-everything modern America. Amy is a first-generation Korean-American married to a first-generation Colombian-Mexican-American, and mom to a feisty Korombexican-American: in other words, The Future of America.
She has worked for more than a decade as a journalist and editor in New York. Her work has appeared in Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Women’s Wear Daily, Inc., TED, The Philadelphia City Paper, Time Out New York, Salon, and The Wall Street Journal, to name a few.
She specializes in getting people to tell stories they never expected to share. Amy sits on the board of Ugly Duckling Presse, an independent publisher in Brooklyn that focuses on poetry. She earned degrees in journalism and poetry writing at Northwestern University.
Stay tuned with Amy: @awesomechoi and find her in Brooklyn.