CULTURE EXPERT I work with companies to author sensitivity standards with a cultural awareness that helps them meet ever shifting public expectations. I offer a global perspective and understand regional tastes. I’m a publicly trusted expert on race, gender, and inclusivity with experience adapting marketing to modern stakes and tastes.
CREATIVE/ART DIRECTION I’m a consulted leading expert for creatives across industries. I’ve helped artists like Lorde, MIA, Grimes, Solange, and many others on social media strategy, music roll-outs, art direction, public events, and more.
I’ve been published by Vice Magazine, Spin, Fader, Pacific Standard Magazine, Bullet, SLEEK Magazine, Dazed and Confused Magazine. I’ve been featured in ELLE, Garage, and the New York Times, and have been recognized in The Atlantic’s Best Writing and NY Magazine’s Best Longreads. As a literary writer, I’m represented by the Wylie Agency. As a screenwriter, I’m represented by 3Arts.
Columbia Journalism School: The Politics of Memes and Online Humor
SXSW Speaker 2018
Theorizing the Web Keynote Moderator 2018, Theorizing the Web Keynote Speaker 2015
Walker Art Center Keynote Speaker 2015
USC - Muslim Women and Empire guest lecture 2015