Meet Melissa Flashman

Mel is a literary agent representing best-selling and award-winning authors including Stephanie Danler, Kristin Dombek, Kate Zambreno, and others. She’s prepping for a renovation of her Clinton Hill Apartment, in a building commissioned by the U.S. Navy to house workers and officers at their nearby Brooklyn Navy Yard during WW2.

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Meet Marjon Carlos

Marjon is a freelance journalist living in Greenpoint. Formerly the Senior Fashion Writer at Vogue.com and the founding Arts and Culture Editor at Saint Heron, her work explores the intersection of style and culture. Marjon’s writing has appeared on The Fader, Jezebel, Elle, Refinery29, and elsewhere.

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Meet Maura Walters

Maura Kutner Walters is an award-winning journalist who is currently an editor at New York Magazine's The Cut. Maura has held features editor roles at Town & Country and Harper's Bazaar and was the deputy editor of Bloomberg Pursuits and New York Magazine's special issues. 

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Meet Paige Polk

Paige is a Brooklyn-based poetry teacher and filmmaker. Currently pursuing her master’s degree in Media Studies at Pratt, her work explores the intersection of art and advocacy, where the political and the creative coexist, unpacking gender, heritage, and sexuality with multimedia storytelling.

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Meet Zan Goodman

Zan Goodman is the design director of Chandelier Creative and a native New Yorker. She has worked on a wide range of fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands, including Adidas, Bottega Veneta, Moda Operandi, Moët Hennessy, and Target, and has designed books for Rizzoli and Penguin. She lives in Greenpoint.

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Meet Bianca Valle

Bianca is the Community Manager at Milk. Born and raised in Coronado, California, she always knew the city life was for her. She graduated New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a major in Film and a minor in Art History. In addition to her position at Milk, she does freelance photography, painting, and production design for editorial videos and short films. Lately she's also been modeling for a number of brands that are striving to feature girls with untraditional looks. She also recently self-published a zine, "hotpot," with photos she took on a recent trip throughout Asia. 

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Meet Sara Radin

Based in Brooklyn, NY, Sara Radin is a writer and curator. Full time, she is the Youth Culture Editor for WGSN, where she consults global brands on consumer trends for Millennials and Generation Z. Outside of work, Sara does memoir writing and curates pop-up art events and workshops. She is the co-founder of It's Not Personal, a collaborative project, growing anthology and collective inspired by the female dating experience. Previously, her personal writing has been published by Bust Magazine, Huffington Post and Thought Catalog. She also teaches the pre-college program at the Fashion Institute of Technology and is currently a mentor for Girls Write Now.

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Meet Rawan Rihani

Rawan is the founder of Aurora Botanica, a floral art studio where she specializes in creating work with a dreamy, serene and wild aesthetic. Next year, Rawan will begin offering sacred flower bouquets inspired by sacred herbs and wildflowers, as well as launching an inspired clothing line called Aurora Vestita.

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