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The ladies behind the newsletter
Michelle Goldchain, founder and editor
Born in D.C. and raised in NoVA, Michelle is journalist and photographer who often writes about how the many neighborhoods in Washington, D.C. are growing and changing. Her bylines have been seen in Vox, Racked, Recode, Curbed, Eater DC, Education Week, Washington City Paper, DCist, Greater Greater Washington, DC Refined, Whurk Magazine, and Tagg Magazine.
She loves to share beautiful photos of the District's architecture on her Instagram. She also has a background in art and is the co-creator of YouTube art comedy show, Artsplained. She has been a guest on WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi Show, SiriusXM's Jennifer Hammond Show, and the "You, Me, Them, Everybody" podcast.
Kim Stiens, advice columnist
Kim is the founder and CEO of ranavain, a professional development and recruiting firm. She's an operations, HR, and administrative pro who holds torches for startups, career coaching, and flattening hierarchies.
In the past, she’s done operations, hiring, culture-building and writing work in media, drug policy and nonprofit management organizations.
You can usually find her watching Polygon and Outside Xbox videos on YouTube, painting, or getting up to shenanigans at weird downtown clubs.
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