Editorial & HR Manager
Sheena, 22, graduated from New York University with a degree in Psychology. She is currently working for Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and also owns a jewelry store on Long Island.
Sheena is interested in travel, pop culture trivia, classic Bollywood films, being a New Yorker, and building a Desi diaspora that works toward social justice.
Editorial Tech Manager
Sulaiman, 25, was born in Connecticut and has spent time in Massachusetts, Illinois, New York, and North Carolina. He is a Pakistani-American that graduated with a degree in Economics from UNC – Charlotte. Recently, he moved to the Bay Area and started work at LiveOps, a leader in distributed call center technology and services.
In his free time, he enjoys playing sports (bowling, basketball, golf), traveling, photography, and playing video games.
Valerie Enriquez, 22, graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a degree in English and Creative Writing in 2006. During her time there, she served as a treasurer for student ACLU and co-president/treasurer for the Asian American Artists’ Collective. She writes for Innocent Words Magazine along with whatever freelance writing and editing gigs turn up.
Creative Writer and Staff Blogger
Preeti works as an editor, writer, and researcher in Washington, DC. Previously, she was a copy editor for the Lexington Herald-Leader. Preeti holds a master’s degree in public policy from Duke University, where she worked for the University’s newspaper.
Preeti’s other interests include marathon running and trying to figure out how to save the world.
Sara Ortega, 26, graduated from George Washington University, went on to complete an MSW at UC Berkeley, and currently lives in San Francisco. She works in healthcare in fundraising and special events.
Her major accomplishments include studying in Europe, traveling in Central America, and working in Asia. She enjoys writing, spending time with friends, and eating as much Mexican food as the city can offer!
Copy Editor and Creative Writer
Sabine Alam, 23, graduated from UC Berkeley with degrees in English and Economics. She is currently working as a financial analyst at Cisco Systems.
In her free time she likes planning her next vacation, reading and writing in her trusty moleskin journal.