Below are links to select published articles. However, you can learn more about my career and read an in-depth resume on my LinkedIn profile.
New Internationalist: “Escape from Syria” – A three-part story of Hussam, a Syrian doctor, who treated injured government officials at the state hospital by day and volunteered in field hospitals aiding the resistance during the country’s civil war, before fleeing for his life to the U.K.
Providence Business News: “It’s a tough business, but like Twain, the demise of independent booksellers has been exaggerated” – Independent bookstores in Rhode Island “do not go gentle into that goodnight,” they adapt to their community.
Providence Business News: “Despite nearly 300 corporate donors, R.I.’s food bank waging uphill battle” – When it comes to supporting the R.I. Community Food Bank in the summer, how much is not enough?
Providence Business News: “Slow embrace for Rhody craft beers” – Looking for “local, quality, variation,” Rhode Island’s bars and restaurants are slow to embrace craft beer.
Providence Business News: “National acclaim hasn’t stopped JWU grad Benjamin Sukle from focusing on the regular patrons who keep filling two popular downtown Providence restaurants” – James Beard finalist and birch, Oberlin executive chef Ben Sukle talks food, the balance between restaurant size and creativity and his continued success.
Providence Business News: “Financial literacy should be taught early, often” – Industry reports show millennials aren’t thinking about their financial health, experts discuss when and how to educate youth about the importance of financial planning.
Providence Business News: “Designs with a bounce” – A profile of Providence-based inflatable architecture design firm Pneuhaus, whose structures were recently featured as part of the Burning Man music festival landscape.
Providence Business News: “Colleges need part-time professors, but is the system fair to them or students?” – A heavy reliance on adjunct professors may impact students’ education and the abilities of the teacher.
Providence Business News: “Culture, people led Marine Corps veteran to open BBQ food truck in R.I.” – Veteran-owned Smoke & Squeal BBQ launches thanks to U.S. Small Business Association loan.
Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
Worcester Telegram & Gazette: “Transgender activist at WSU: Everyone is different, but looking for the same thing” – Those searching may be different, but there is unity in their purpose.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette: “Divesting from Big Oil: Higher ed grapples with social impact of investments on endowments” – An international campaign aimed at convincing colleges and universities to divest their endowment funds of fossil fuel investments has permeated the Worcester academic community – and not everyone is on the same side of the fence.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette: “Big Data: Talent pipeline spurs growth of local industry,” – More than 530 Big Data companies exist in Massachusetts. While most are located in and around Boston, Central Massachusetts is home to the educational institutions that could define the industry in the future, according to the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, “Big Data Report 2015.”
Worcester Telegram & Gazette: “King’s legacy honored at Worcester State youth breakfast” – Last year, then 15-year-old Ann Kahiu presented a TEDx talk at North High School where she spoke about “Becoming a Better You.” When Ms. Kahiu was 13 she and her family emigrated from Nairobi, Kenya, to the United States.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette: “Economic Driver: Dudley farm celebrates one-year of cheese production” – There is a French-inspired cheese making farm in town, one that has been quietly making and aging cheeses from cow and sheep’s milk. The Couët Farm & Fromagerie just celebrated its one-year anniversary. Marie-Laure Couët and her French-born husband, Aurélien, produce four kinds of cheese.
All articles written by me as a Hay Festival 2015 blogger can be found on the Hay Festival Facebook page, bylines appear at the bottom of individual posts.
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