I'm a Culture, Content & Community Strategist


Today, ‘global’ means connecting dots that have never been connected before.

From a countercultural upbringing in Berkeley, California to 14 years abroad in Rome, Kuala Lumpur, and Istanbul, I've developed a knack for connecting to people through culture and online content.


My track record of building community with entrepreneurs and creators stretches from my days at a New York City literary agency where I handled a stable of prominent authors, to ideating, sourcing, editing and producing Tales from the Expat Harem, a celebrated travel anthology of expatriate women in Turkey.


The book was recommended by New York Times, National Geographic Traveler, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, Elif Shafak, Tim Severin, Rick Steves, International Herald Tribune, Globe & Mail, Daily Telegraph & the NBC Today Show.


expat+HAREM, my group blog for global citizens, grew a conversation with cultural creatives around the world (175 discussions, 2800 comments).

I turned theory into practice with GlobalNiche, a multimedia curriculum for anyone to mastermind the work of your life using online community as an incubator for your goals. More than 5,000 students worldwide have learned in the course.

I've served on advisory boards, keynoted, and produced cultural events for international professional communities.